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This series at 24mm confirms and extends the results seen at 22/23/24mm.
I took this series to see how well the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art performed in terms of subject separation, in a vein similar to what I had done for the Zeiss Loxia 24mm f/2.4 in Zion Kolob Canyons.
I had not intended to publish this series, but it is a striking demonstration that to the extent the Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art is outstanding at 14mm, it falls to pieces at 24mm, so much so that it is the best demonstration of all the series in the 22-24mm range at showing the weakness of the lens at 24mm.
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