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Can an optimized short-range zoom compete with a one-stop-faster prime lens?
Sigma’s 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art offers an excellent optional to address that question against its sibling, the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art. If a zoom can deliver similar image quality, the 24-35mm range at f/2 may well be worth it for some shooters. But all zooms have compromises, and the Sigma 24-35mm f/2 has at least two notable comprises as are discussed here.
This comparison includes a focus stacked image at f/9 using the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art.
Image quality is highly enjoyable on a late 2015 iMac 5K or better.
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