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Sigma 56mm 1.4 vs Fuji 56mm 1.2

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I am trying to decide what lens to get. I am an enthusiastic amateur photographer with severe GAS! 


I have an xpro3 and a few lenses and own a 50mm F2 and I was thinking to buy a 56mm lens for some portraiture and general use. 


Do I purchase a used Fuji 56mm 1.2 or a Sigma 56mm 1.4? The Sigma seems to have excellent reports as does the Fuji. Some say that the Fuji misses focus on occasion. I have not seen similar reports for the Sigma. 


Does anyone have any real world advice on either lens please? 

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im also interested in getting the sigma trio v the fuji f2 primes .i can really afford the new fuji 1.4 . im only a hobby photographer .  so i think ill go the cheaper route .i think leaning towards the sigma's over the fuji f2 


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I got the Sigma 56mm f/1,4 a few months ago, as a cheaper alternative to the fuji XF56/1,2 and a larger aperture than the XF50/2

I am quite satisfied, even on my X-E4 it's not too large

Below a post all shot on the Sigma 56mm


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I borrowed both these lenses from my camera store to compare and see if the price difference was justified. I went for the Sigma version as the difference in IQ between the two lenses was negligible compared to the difference in price. I find the Sigma gives excellent results on my X-H2.

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If you already have the 50mm and need longer reach, I can’t say enough great things about the viltrox 75mm f1.2.  Inexpensive in general (549USD), and given how extremely sharp it is from corner to corner even at 1.2, it’s a steal.   It’s outstanding.    

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Picking between the Fuji 56mm 1.2 and the Sigma 56mm 1.4 lenses can be challenging because both have fantastic reviews. Some users have reported that the Fuji lens misses focus occasionally, which hasn't been a problem with the Sigma lens.

You must consider your particular needs and budget when deciding between these lenses. If image quality is your top priority, you might prefer the Fuji lens. In contrast, the Sigma lens could be a better choice if you're looking for a more affordable option while maintaining high-quality results.

It's always best to try out both lenses in person to determine which feels most comfortable during use and produces the results you're seeking. Also, examine key factors such as weight, size, and autofocus speed to help make your decision. Ultimately, the best lens choice is the one that strives for your specific needs and budget while accomplishing the desired results.

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