The Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN lens joins the Global Vision Contemporary line of high-performance, large-aperture prime lenses for mirrorless camera users. Combining outstanding optical performance and compact design, the Sigma 30mm lens features a bright f1.4 aperture to ensure exceptional image quality with a beautiful bokeh effect and shallow depth of field, while the lens’ fast and quiet auto focus (AF) stepping motor ensures videos are smooth and professional looking.
1. A member of the high-performance Contemporary line, featuring SIGMA’s latest technologies For optimal balance with light, compact camera bodies with a short flange back distance, SIGMA designed the new SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary lens to be extremely compact. Moreover, the special design of the focus lens group allows fast and smooth AF performance for videography and more. This lens combines a compact design and comfortable operation while prioritising outstanding image quality. Featuring SIGMA’s latest technologies, this lens digitally corrects optical distortion.
Combining compactness with outstanding optical performance The front lens element features high-refractive index, high-dispersion glass for extra power and a shorter overall lens length. To optimise the lens for mirrorless cameras, two aspherical lens elements help ensure outstanding image quality and overall compactness. The SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary features SIGMA’s inner focus technologies, while lighter lens elements in the focus lens group make possible a more compact actuator. Moreover, this lens offers outstanding stability whether the photographer is shooting handheld or has the camera placed on a surface. Structurally, the lens features materials and parts that contribute to its compact, lightweight structure. In summary, this is an unprecedented lens that combines outstanding optical performance with exceptional portability and usability.
2. A compact, lightweight lens offering outstanding image quality with F1.4 brightness In addition to featuring an optimised layout and power distribution, this lens incorporates one aspherical lens element and one double aspherical lens element, as well as an element made of high-refractive index, high-dispersion glass with high anomalous partial dispersion. By effectively leveraging these technologies, the lens delivers an outstanding level of light to the edges of the image while minimising lateral chromatic aberration. To correct distortion, the lens takes advantage of the image correction capabilities of the mirrorless camera body, using the corrective power of the optical system to enhance sharpness. The final result is an extremely compact lens that delivers image quality that rivals that of our Art line lenses.
Shallow depth of field for a beautiful bokeh effect The large-diameter lens with F1.4 brightness makes possible a shallow depth of field for a beautiful bokeh effect – unavailable until now in a standard lens for mirrorless cameras.
Designed to minimise flare and ghosting From the start of the design process, SIGMA took steps to minimise flare and ghosting and establish an optical design that is resistant to strong incidental light sources such as backlight.
Fast and smooth AF – Stepping motor incorporated for enhanced videography By incorporating a stepping motor, the lens offers exceptionally quick and quiet auto focusing performance. This feature is especially useful when using the camera to take videos. This lens is also compatible with Sony E-mount Fast Hybrid AF.
New SIGMA GLOBAL VISION product lines are setting new benchmarks for image quality
– Extra-long Hood (Supplied) The included lens hood is extra-long and features an anti-reflective coating to manage unwanted light. The hood also features rubber and anti-slip textures to make it easier for the photographer to hold while shooting.
– TSC used for a more compact structure and enhanced performance Since new material Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) is highly elastic, it exhibits minimal deformation. Parts made of TSC are therefore less prone to develop gaps between each other over time. The SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary features a lens barrel and aperture parts made of TSC, which contribute both to the compactness of the lens and the smooth functioning of the aperture system. TSC helps increase the precision of cells holding lens elements and parts related to the focus lens group, further enhancing lens performance. * Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) offers thermal expansion characteristics similar to those of aluminium.
Fast prime lens for CSCsFor: Creative, Travel, Wedding & Events, Portrait, FamilyOutstanding image quality with F1.4 brightnessBeautiful bokeh (attractive blur) effectCompact, lightweight lensFast and smooth AFNew “Contemporary” Global Vision lensFor mirrorless compact system camerasMicro Four Thirds fit
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