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These examples shot in Lundy Canyon in December 2018. They are all personal images of my daughter and/or my daughter and/or myself. I present them as highly relevant to anyone looking for one of the best lenses for people photography that I’ve ever had the pleasure of using.
There were challenges shooting the Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art on the D850: (1) frequent autofocus errors (frontfocus) along with (2) the focus shift of the Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art. Happily, these two factors often cancel each other out if shooting stopped down a little, and the D850 unwittingly cooperates even more with small autofocus errors limitations, e.g., picking out eyebrows instead of the iris of the eye, so that a little focus shift is just right. Accordingly, shooting at f/2.8 through f/8 delivers excellence much all the time.
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