Latest or all posts or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
Today’s Deal Zone Items... Handpicked deals...
$4499 $3499
SAVE $1000

$249 $219
SAVE $30

$1398 $898
SAVE $500

$1699 $1349
SAVE $350

$21999 $19999
SAVE $2000

$8399 $7599
SAVE $800

$1149 $799
SAVE $350

$260 $180
SAVE $80

$4998 $3998
SAVE $1000

$569 $519
SAVE $50

$899 $799
SAVE $100

$2347 $1997
SAVE $350

$883 $633
SAVE $250

$1299 $949
SAVE $350

$1699 $1349
SAVE $350

$2798 $2498
SAVE $300

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

Upgrade the memory of your 2018 Mac mini up to 64GB
OWC Accelsior 4M2 PCIe SSD
6000 MB/sec!
Mac or PC.

Ideal for Lightroom, Photoshop, video.
Capacity up to 16TB!

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Late Season Pomegranates (5DS R)

Get Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art at B&H Photo.

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

As readers may have deduced by my recent coverage of the Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon, I like a 20/21mm a LOT, so I’m going gaga over this Sigma 20mm f/1.4—I know good stuff when I see it and I’d say the Leica 21/1.4 Summilux is not nearly so nice (and the Leica is 8X the price).

Put another way—I just love lenses that give me new versatility, gorgeous bokeh, high performance, and the Sigma 20/1.4 DG HSM Art scores on all points.

Don’t wait, get one now—it’s that simple. I’ve been feeling bored to meh with the Sony RX1R II, but I got my 'fix' today with the Sigma 20mm f/1.4. It’s that kind of visceral reaction that’s hard to explain, but never wrong (in my experience).

This aperture series studies the Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art at very close range:

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Aperture Series: Late Season Pomegranates (5DS R)

Includes images up to 24 megapixels as well as UltraHD crops, all from f/1.4 through f/13, so a thorough look at the lens behavior is great fun on a high-res screen (see Get a Gorgeous 5K Display—with a Free Computer Included!).

For those with a late 2015 iMac 5K, the up to 24-megapixel images are eye-popping. Still, few displays other than the NEC PA302W can handle the intense red-magenta of these pomegranates—I expect that few readers will be able to view the images as they actually are. Because even the AdobeRGB color space flattens the color in an ugly way— I am forced to present the images in the ProPhotoRGB color space. The iMac 5K just (barely) manages it however and it is a viewing pleasure for its 14.2MP display as well.

Also in my review:

Late-season Pomegranates
f1.4 @ 1/15 sec, ISO 100; 2015-12-13 16:51:08
Canon EOS 5DS R + 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art 015

[low-res image for bot]
OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

Blazing fast, up to 16TB.


√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!
Organic Lab Tested Full Spectrum CBD

20% off every day with coupon code diglloyd20 at

Updated formula with more CBD!
100% organic non-GMO, no additives or preservatives, lab tested for purity and quality.
OWC Envoy Pro EX SSD
Blazingly fast Thunderbolt 3 SSD!

Up to 4TB capacity, USB-C compatible.

USB-C model also available

Great for travel or for desktop!

Save the tax, we pay you back, instantly!
View all handpicked deals...

Pentax 8x42 S-Series SD WP Binoculars
$249 $219
SAVE $30

diglloyd Inc. | FTC Disclosure | PRIVACY POLICY | Trademarks | Terms of Use
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2020 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.