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Sigma Mini-Wide II 28mm f/2.8

Posted on 2015.11.19 at 00:00
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The "SL" in my Rebel SL1 stands for, "super lightweight" and it certainly is that. Even the 18-55mm zoom lens is like catching a trick of light in my hand. The SL1 is six full ounces lighter than my Canon G1X point & shoot. I'm fascinated at how tiny and light that DSLR is every time I pick it up.

You know what's NOT light? The legacy Sigma Mini-Wide II 2.8mm f/2.8 manual focus lens. Since none of my Minolta lenses can be adapted to my new DSLR I picked up this DENSE METAL AND GLASS lens at Moler's Camera in Wichita for $30. Utilizing a $5 metal Pentax K to EOS mounting adapter, the lens fits remarkably well and is able to focus to infinity. But its heavy as shit on my camera.

Regardless, I like its feel. Its solid, and smooth. It focuses nicely. My 40mm EF and 24mm EF-S lenses are almost non-existent comparatively. Its a good feel in one's mitts, and a great lens. I can't wait to play with it under different lighting and using its range of aperture.


suqalubov at 2015-11-19 19:32 (UTC) (Link)
Добрый вечер! Заходи в гости.)
ehowton at 2015-11-20 17:14 (UTC) (Link)
Я остановился вчера - всегда наслаждаясь свой сайт!
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