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Sigma19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black)
 
4.7

(based on 25 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (13)
  • Lightweight (12)
  • Consistent output (10)
  • Strong construction (8)
  • Easily interchangeable (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (16)
    • Low light (8)
    • Weddings (5)
    • Video (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (4), Casual photographer (3)
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    5.0

    Fantastic lens

    By Matt

    from Flagstaff

    Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

    Bought primarily to use for night shots and it certainly does the trick. Great low light capabilities when paired with the a6000 and great bokeh for wide open day shots. Very happy with this lens!

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    5.0

    EXCELLENT PRODUCT AND SHIPPING TIME

    By Robyn

    from Palm Beach, Fl

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Lightweight
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

      I purchased the 19 mm to have a wide angle lens for weddings. So far, I am pleased with the lens. I cannot use it for everything but I usually do a lot of group images or families where it comes in handy, especially the high apt. of 2.8
      It came quickly which is good because it was one of my first lenses with my new Sony a6000.
      I also have the 50, and 55-210.
      All are quite sharp.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Love this Lens

      By RAH

      from Western Lehigh County, PA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

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        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

            I purchased this to add to my collection of lenses for my new Sony a6000. A perfect complement.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Not bad

            By Darrin

            from Montana

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast / accurate auto-focus
            • Nice Bokeh

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery

              Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

              I waited to do review on this lens because when i first got this lens it was on functional. The second lens is beautiful fast focusing and very sharp.

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              • Yes

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              5.0

              A Great Little Lens

              By Hutch

              from Indianapolis, IN

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
              • Lightweight
              • Sharp Focus

              Cons

              • Smooth Focus Ring

              Best Uses

              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery

              Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

              This lens is everything that I expected from reading other reviews. It's sharp, quick focusing (but not lightning fast) and great bang for the buck. It's perfect for landscapes, interiors and hopefully, some automotive shots. The smooth focus ring is slick, but a minor complaint. A rubber band helps with grip. It's just right for my Sony a6000.

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              5.0

              Excellent lens

              By bobmatar

              from NewJersey

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Fast / accurate auto-focus
              • Lightweight
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

                This is a great wide angle lens that I use with along with several other lens on my Sony a6000. Happy with its performance and price.

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                5.0

                Sigma 19mm f2.8 is worth EVERY penny!

                By Andy B

                from Waldwick, NJ

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easily Interchangeable
                • Lightweight
                • Nice Bokeh
                • Sharp Focus

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Landscape/Scenery

                  Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                  I purchased this lens to use with the Sony a6000 and am not disappointed. The lens takes crisp, sharp photos, with excellent color reproduction and is easy to use in manual or automatic mode.

                  After reading positive reviews, I will be going for the Sigma 30mm f2.8 next. Then on to the Sigma 60mm f2.8 after that.

                  If you want an inexpensive, quality lens to compliment your Sony camera, you can't go wrong with this choice. Fast and easy ordering process with B&H made this purchase a breeze. Not my first time with B&H and won't be my last!

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                  5.0

                  Awesome Lens!

                  By Dom

                  from Korea

                  Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                  Very sharp, great value!

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                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Works Great on my Sony A6000

                  By Kerby

                  from SJ, CA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                        Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                        Got this lens to use as a medium wide angle for my new Sony A6000 (also from BH).

                        It is light weight and easy to carry as an extra lens or mounted on the camera. I can also use it on my a7/a7r with the aps C size selected from their menu.

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                        5.0

                        so far great lens

                        By DNSJR

                        from Boardman, OH

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                        Pros

                        • Consistent Output
                        • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                        • Lightweight
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Landscape/Scenery

                          Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                          so far the lens is everything I read about; although it is my first wide angle lens, it is clear and sharp on my Sony a6000; great lens especially for the price;

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Love it

                          By AmbientFlight

                          from UT

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Output
                          • Fast / accurate auto-focus

                          Cons

                          • Heavy

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery

                          Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

                          Use this lens for aerial photos/video. Very crisp and clear. It is a quite a bit heavier and bigger than the sony 16-50.

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                          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Another great E-Mount Lens

                          By Chuck in Albuquerque

                          from Albuquerque, NM

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Colorful
                          • Consistent Output
                          • Contrasty
                          • Crisp and sharp
                          • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                          • Lightweight
                          • Made In Japan Not China
                          • Nice Bokeh

                          Cons

                          • Lacks Ois
                          • Not The Best Indoors Ll

                          Best Uses

                          • General Purpose
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Street photography

                          Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                          Great Lens. Sharp. Crisp. Contrasty. Colorful. The three Sigma primes for the E-mount, while not having OIS, are the three best performing lenses I have for my A6000. Only the Zeiss Touit lenses can match them them for sharpness and color. My bar has always been Zeiss. I've owned several Zeiss lenses. These little jewels are up there with the Zeiss primes in terms of quality imaging and they bring out the true capabilities of the 24mp APS-C sensor in the A6000. Better than any of the E-series zooms, of course. Now they just need to develop a low-light OIS version like the Sony 35mm f/1.8 OIS and a competitive normal zoom and they'll own the market. They are that much better. I couldn't believe it. And, paired with high quality Hoya multicoated filters (also made in Japan, like these) they produce wonderfully colorful images a touch on the warm side, which I like. I shoot raw and develop in Lightroom. Very, very pleased.

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                          5.0

                          good value

                          By db

                          from Southern Oregon

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Video

                              Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

                              This is a great all-purpose lens for the NEX-5 on our quadcopter. We needed a lightweight lens, which narrowed our choices considerably, and the price was right on this one. A bit faster lens would be welcome, but so far that comes at a higher-price (and probably with a different camera in our case)...

                              Good bang for the buck.

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                              4.0

                              great for the price

                              By worn treads

                              from Oakland, ca

                              Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

                              Very affordable lens. I wish it were a little longer as on the e mount it shoots wider than I want (wanted 35mm equivalent, this is 28 on the Sony). Optically much clearer than the stock zoom lens Sony specs and performs pretty well at low light.

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                              5.0

                              sigma 19mm e mount

                              By Mike

                              from Nashvillen TN

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent Output
                              • Durable
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Video

                                Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

                                Bought this lens for a trip to Punta Cana DR. This lens takes amazing photos , it gives consistant color and sharpness. Works extremely well with video. I would buy this lens again. Construction is solid for a lens in this class. I use this primary for indoor photography , tight spaces and especially for video. I also own the 30 mm version, it to is also amazing. Bought this when B&H had it on sale.no regrets.

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                                5.0

                                Can't beat the I/O at this price.

                                By Renji

                                from Miami, FlL

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                • Lightweight
                                • Nice Bokeh

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

                                    Great lens for the price. Needed something more than the stock kit lens that came with my Nex 5t. This is a great addition to my set. Only issue is the nice silver finish gets easily scratched up. Otherwise great lens overall.

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                                    5.0

                                    Sigma 19mm f/2.8 lens for Sony E-mount

                                    By Nadia

                                    from Wadsworth, Ohio

                                    About Me Casual Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent Output
                                    • Durable
                                    • Easily Interchangeable
                                    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Nice Bokeh
                                    • Rugged
                                    • Strong Construction

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Weddings/Events

                                      Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                                      I used this lens for group photos and landscape photography. Very sharp and light weight lens, I am quite happy with it.
                                      Nadia

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                                      5.0

                                      Awesome

                                      By Doc

                                      from New Milford, CT

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Consistent Output
                                      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                      • Strong Construction

                                      Cons

                                      • None for the price

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Indoors/Low Light
                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Weddings/Events

                                      Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                                      Unbelievably good for the $!!

                                      I have a NEX-7; this lens is light years better at this focal length than the kit zoom. Crystal clear, autofocus is fine, minimal if any chromatic aberration.

                                      Buy one- you won't be disappointed.

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                                      4.0

                                      It's a decent wide angle

                                      By Warren

                                      from New York, NY

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                      • Fast / accurate auto-focus
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Strong Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Landscape/Scenery

                                        Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Black):

                                        Being new to the micro 4/3 platform I'll try not to judge it too harshly. It's respectable as a wide angle lense. Some chromatic abberation but can be corrected in an image editor. I must be honest I did expect a little more. But maybe my expectations were a little too high being that I'm coming from a larger APS C and fullframe sensors. All in all a good bang for your buck

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                                        5.0

                                        Cannot beat the price and quality.

                                        By Serch

                                        from Mexico City

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Consistent Output
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easily Interchangeable
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Nice Bokeh
                                        • Rugged
                                        • Strong Construction

                                        Cons

                                        • Slow Focus

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Landscape/Scenery
                                        • Night Photography

                                        Comments about 19mm f/2.8 DN Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras (Silver):

                                        Excellent quality wide angle lens, its metal finish has a great felling. Great photos, excellent to use in urban landscape.

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