The Sigma 16mm 1.4 lens received praises all over the Internet. I have used it for 2 month and almost sent it back because of the problems I found.
The lens is very good for photography, the pictures are sharp and the low light performance is excellent. But the autofocus noise in video mode is very annoying. I found a solution that works for me. Check out my video review:
If you have any question about the lens please do not hesitate to post below.
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Recommended camera equipment for photo, video & travelling (AMAZON):
Sony a6600 Sony a6400 (cheaper) Sony a6100 (Budget-Option for 4K) Sigma 16mm 1.4 Sony 35mm 1.8 Samyang 12mm 2.0 Feelworld Master MA7 Smaller monitor Rode VideoMicro Rode Wiress Go II Mini Tripod Travel Tripod Small LED-Light Light #1 (powerful) Light #2 (Bi-Color) Softbox for this light Light tent/box DJI Osmo Action GoPro 9 GoPro MAX Invisible Selfie Stick Mavic Mini 2 drone Mavic Air 2
for photo and video:
Fuji XT-4 Fuji Telezoom Entry level camera (Canon)
4 responses to “Sigma 16mm 1.4 after 2 month review 📷 + SOLUTION for autofocus noise 🔊🔉🔈”
Great, but have you a link to that microphone stuff?
Cold Shoe Adapter:
I bought the Sigma 30mm f1.4 second-hand and it is maiing the same noise.I thought it was a damaged lens until i saw your video.
Hey thanks for the info. I have the Sony 28mm F2.0 which does not have the problem, it is a good alternative to the Sigma 30mm but maybe the Sigma is sharper and of course it has 1.4. Just recently I filmed with the Sigma 16mm and was again annoyed that the focus motor kind of destroyed my audio because I had the mic to near to the lens. But the Sigma are still great lenses.