Sigma seems to be growing its first “nifty fifty” fifty-millimeter Artwork lens designed particularly for the mirrorless platform. Sigma’s 50mm F1.4 DG DN Artwork lens is available in each Sony E-Mount and L-Mount lenses to fulfill the wants of the so-called L-Mount alliance of which Sigma is a component.
Specs for the lens dropped right this moment as Sigma despatched the data to abroad distributors for his or her advertising functions. Naturally, the information would get out and now we have a short checklist of what we are able to anticipate.
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The specs point out that the brand new lens design will help full-frame picture sensors and have an additional factor from the DSLR-centric 50mm Artwork lens produced beforehand.
That lens had 13 parts organized in eight teams, whereas the brand new mirrorless design has 14 parts organized in eleven teams.
Sigma has additionally given the lens a extra round aperture with an eleven-bladed iris, in comparison with the nine-bladed aperture accessible on the earlier nifty fifty.
The consequence shall be a smoother bokeh with higher depth of area and topic separation.
Additionally in response to the specs, the lens has a minimal focusing distance of 17.72 inches (45cm) with a most magnification of 1:6.8l The lens additionally has a filter diameter of 72mm and an general size of 109.5mm.
Sigma’s 50mm F1.4 DG DN Artwork lens has additionally gone on considerably of a weight loss plan, with the general weight of the lens having dropped by about eighteen % to 23.63 ounces (670g).
Sigma has redesigned the lens parts to be narrower in diameter (78.2mm) so it may possibly hit that weight goal with out sacrificing the picture high quality that the Artwork lens is thought for.
Because the specs counsel, that is far more than a DSLR lens that has been ported over to a mirrorless lens mount. It’s a completely new optical reformulation.
There isn’t any fast phrase, and even hypothesis, as to what the Sigma’s 50mm F1.4 DG DN Artwork mirrorless lens will value however the present Sigma’s 50mm F1.4 DG DN Artwork lens for DSLR sells for $949.
Issue within the present recognition of mirrorless lenses, and relying on the mount – which, let’s face it, if it has Leica within the identify, it’ll doubtless value a bit extra.
There’s additionally speak that Sigma could come out with a Z-mount model as properly, however don’t anticipate an RF model since Canon has been threatening authorized motion in opposition to third-party lens producers who try and crack the key sauce for his or her autofocus scheme.
There’s additionally no phrase on when the official announcement will come, subsequently keep tuned.