In case you’re not familiar with Sigma’s Art series primes, they’re the company’s high-speed f/1.4 models that are designed to compete with the very best lenses from Canon and Nikon, and can even give legendary lens maker Zeiss a run for its money. But not only does the Art series compete with the high-speed, high-grade lenses, Sigma’s pricing model is usually competitive enough to tempt those considering the other brands’ lower-end models.
This new lens isn’t as inexpensive as the earlier models in the range. At around $1199, it’s a good 25% above the $899-$949 typically asked for those lenses. However,