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So last Friday I pulled the trigger on a used Sigma 30 f/1.4 DC HSM in Nikon mount, and had it rushed so that it was delivered early on Tuesday, just in time for Greek Week. I've concluded that it's a good copy. Generally the photos are in focus, it just tends to get off every now and again.

Anywho, I absolutely love it. Great image quality, and it's a joy to shoot with. So, here's a selection of photos from the past few days that I've had it.

Self Portrait by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Rocking Out I by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Rocking Out II by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Rocking Out III by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Motivation by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Rocking Out IV by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Perfection by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Relaxing After a Hard Night's Work by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Lookin' Good by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Anticipation by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Untitled by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Untitled by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Pyramid Team by laboitenoire, on Flickr

Untitled by laboitenoire, on Flickr

In case you can't tell, I'm in a fraternity (Sigma Nu, to be exact), and so I've used this lens mainly for portraiture so far (I'm the historian for my chapter).

Second to last wasn't taken by me, but it was taken with this lens.
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Interestingly enough, I just decided against buying one of these. Hope you enjoy yours!
    
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looks good. you should post up some of your greek week photos when its over
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Well, it is over, which is why I had the time to post these.

I probably have a few more I can post, but these are the ones that came out the best.
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Looks pretty sharp wide open! You should post some shots which show the bokeh better.
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This is the best shot I have at the moment for showing off the bokeh. It doesn't look 100% in focus, but the bokeh is there...


Bokeh by laboitenoire, on Flickr
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not a sig nu.... sig ep all the way
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