14mm f/2.8 Nikon vs Sigma. Anyone?

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Henry Goh, Jan 7, 2006.

  1. Henry Goh

    Henry Goh

    301
    Mar 17, 2005
    Singapore
    Thinking about going back to primes only and replacing the 12-24mm Nikon with a 14mm. Anyone with first hand experience with both ot either one of these babies? Samples will be even better.

    Thanks.

    Henry
     
  2. Raindog

    Raindog

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    Nov 26, 2005
    Asheville, NC
    I've never used the 14mm Nikkor but I can tell you that the 15mm Sigma is quite good.

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  3. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
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  4. Hi Henry
    I wouldn't do it. The 14mm is not great on the digital bodies, IMO. I have one sitting here that I haven't used in a year, perhaps it's time for it to go. But I always use my 12-24 and find it one of my most versatile lenses.
    Best
    Peter
     
  5. Henry Goh

    Henry Goh

    301
    Mar 17, 2005
    Singapore
    Thanks Mike


    Hello Mike. I would say the 15mm looks great. I had a 16mm AIs Nikon fisheye but found it was not good on my D2H and hence sold it. When I used that lens many years ago on film, it was fine.

    Thanks for the link.

    Henry
     
  6. Henry Goh

    Henry Goh

    301
    Mar 17, 2005
    Singapore
    Hello Peter, how are you?

    I have a Nikon 12-24mm too but the itch kept bothering me because I love primes and thought I should get rid of the 12-24mm and get a real lens. LOL

    Guess I was lucky to have a "family" here watching after my back.

    Thanks for the warning Peter and will thread most carefully from here on.

    Henry
     
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