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Walter_S Oct 30, 2014 7:06 PM

Sigma ART 18-35mm f/1.8 on D5300
Is such a good marriage that this lense almost never comes off it. Just love the sharpness and the details it catches with this combination:

Best regards,


MarceloLI Nov 2, 2014 2:42 PM

Nice picture Walter,

Looks very sharp to my eyes.


Walter_S Nov 3, 2014 2:59 AM

Thank you, Marcelo!

HarjTT Nov 16, 2014 8:21 AM


I like that shot.. it looks sharp and the colours are good as well.. It'd be nice to see how good the lens is shot wide open F1.8-F2.


Walter_S Nov 16, 2014 10:12 AM


Originally Posted by HarjTT (Post 1383160)
...It'd be nice to see how good the lens is shot wide open F1.8-F2.

Thank you for your kind comment, HArij!
Here are som shots wide open. These were made the first week I owed this lens, just to test the AF wide open. I normally don't use f/1.8 to f/2.8 because of my motives. I am foremost a landscape photographer with geat DOF in mind and thus I am not using this good glass to it's intendet potential, but its has become mye No.:1 lens for landscapes now!!

@ f/2


@ f/1.8 handheld:

and here on my FF D700 (the lens is actually a dedicated DX (APSC-sensor)- camera, but fills the FF @ 18mm)

here @ f/2.8 on D700

BTW. Here are all my shots with this lens on D5300 uploaded on

NIKON D5300 / SIGMA Art 18-35mm f/1.8 DC

Best regards from Norway!

HarjTT Nov 16, 2014 11:35 AM

My only thing with the Sigma ART lenses is the lack of weather sealing.. I think Sigma have done a brillant job recently and the 18-35 is one example of that. I hope they add WR to any of their future ART lenses.

Post some more landscape pics .. itd be nice to see how well the 18-35 works for you!

:D :D

Walter_S Nov 16, 2014 12:54 PM

OK, HarjTT

I totally agree what you said about weather-sealing. I miss that. When it rains, I use my Pentax K-50 (only have the 18-135mm kit-lens though...). I do not normally post here, but since you first asked:

Here is another on @ f/2

Best regards,

Walter_S Nov 16, 2014 1:00 PM

Another one @ f/7.1


Walter_S Nov 16, 2014 1:02 PM

One more @ f/7.1

Beste regards,

Walter_S Nov 16, 2014 1:04 PM

Another one with (almost) wide open:

@ f/2.2


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