Choosing between Sigma Art 30mm f/1.4 or Sony E 35mm f/1.8

I like to get your inputs in choosing one over the other between Sigma Art 30mm f/1.4 and Sony E 35mm f/1.8.  I like the faster speed in Sigma but I have A6000 without IBIS and I like the smaller size in the Sony E 35mm f/1.8 and with OSS. I currently don't shoot much video but I see myself wanting to get into casual video and I see the value of OSS in E 35mm f/1.8. What about image quality, is one better than the one? Please comment and share your thought if you have to choose one of the two.

Sony 35mm f/1.8 vs. Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN vs. Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN A – The complete comparison

I ended up picking the Sony E 35mm f/1.8 over the Sigma 30mm f/1.4. This is solely based on my wish to keep my A6000 longer as I don't want another camera for now and this prime with OSS is more suited for me when I go for video or single lens out. I know in photos, I may prefer the faster speed and sharpness in the Sigma 30mm f/1.4. If money is not a matter, I will actually get both and sell my Sigma 30mm f/2.8.

by Hin Man, on Flickr

by Hin Man, on Flickr

by Hin Man, on Flickr

by Hin Man, on Flickr

I really like my purchase with Sony E 35mm f/1.8 but I have some difficult time in MF with this lens, I need more practice with focus by wire.  Perhaps I should try DMF instead of MF.  This lens works great in video with OSS for me.

by Hin Man, on Flickr

by Hin Man, on Flickr

by Hin Man, on Flickr

All shots were taken with A6000 in a spring break vacation in Las Vegas and nearby national and state parks.  The bokeh is nice and very similar to the E 50mm f/1.8.  I find it extremely good in portrait and travel light as a single lens to use.  If it is in 30mm wider focal length, it will even be more useful.  


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