Much of this session was taken using the Sigma 50mm f1.4.
The widest open shots were usually taken at f2.2 or so.
While f1.4 is nice for bokeh. It is a very shallow depth of field for most shooting applications. Even a slight turn of the head at f1.4 makes getting both eyes in focus impossible.
At f9.0 as here, the image is flawless and can stand quite a substantial enlargement.
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Aren’t here eyes just gorgeous?
As for the Sigma, except for some really crazy green ghosting that can occur with out of focus highlights when wide open, the lens is awesome for portraits in a studio… especially when you stop down a bit and use some studio strobes… Hello, I’m shooting in a studio …