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Hundreds of lenses are reviewed each year by our expert photographer reviewers. Find out about the different models being offered by the biggest brands and the best lenses for specific types of photography and focal distance needs.

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary: A Premier Prime at a Smart Price

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The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary is part of Sigma’s Contemporary range which aims to offer compact and lightweight general-purpose lenses that are also high performance. This range produces consumer lenses rather than professional ones, and the affordable prices are reflected in that. This particular lens is made for Sony E-mount, Canon EF-M mount,

Rokinon SP 35mm f/1.2: Exceeding Expectations

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It really does feel strange recommending a prime lens such as the Rokinon SP 35mm f/1.2 over other third-party versions or even same-make offerings. Traditionally, I’ve always thought of Rokinon stuff as budget-friendly alternatives, but those days have long since gone. This is basically the same scenario as what happened with Sigma and Tamron lenses