The 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is the first in Sigma’s new line of ‘Art’ lenses which are aimed at enthusiast and professional photographers, and designed as a high-quality alternative to the camera manufacturers' equivalents. Optically it’s a truly excellent lens that’s at least as good as anything else in its class, and performs extremely well on both APS-C and full frame SLRs. With fast silent focusing and solid build, its lower price makes it a compelling alternative to the camera manufacturers' equivalents.
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Lens
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“ The Sigma 35mm F1.4 manages the impressive trick of being substantially cheaper than the camera manufacturers' equivalents while matching or beating them optically.”
- 35mm focal length
- 52.5mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras, 56mm equivalent focal length on Canon APS-C cameras
- F1.4 maximum aperture; F16 minimum
- Ring-type ultrasonic-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing
- 67mm filters
- 0.30m/11.81" minimum focus
- Available in Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF3, Sony Alpha, Sigma SA mounts
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||35 mm|
|Lens mount||Canon EF, Nikon F (FX), Pentax KAF3, Sigma SA Bayonet, Sony/Minolta Alpha|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Special elements / coatings||4 SLD glass elements, 1 FLD glass element, 2 aspherical elements|
|Minimum focus||0.30 m (11.81″)|
|Motor type||Ring-type ultrasonic|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||665 g (1.47 lb)|
|Diameter||77 mm (3.03″)|
|Length||94 mm (3.7″)|
|Materials||Plastic barrel, metal mount|
|Filter thread||67 mm|
|Filter notes||Does not rotate|
|Hood product code||LH730-03|
|Ergonomics and Handling||
The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is a truly excellent lens, that performs as well in the field as its superb lab test results suggest. With fast silent focusing and solid build, its lower price makes it a compelling alternative to the camera manufacturers' equivalents if you don't need weather-sealing.
Photographers looking for a top notch fast 35mm autofocus prime without breaking the bank
Not So Good For
Anyone who shoots a lot in damp or dusty conditions
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