- Completely redesigned and reengineered
- Exceptional Image Quality
- Incredible focal point sharpness when wide open
- Pairs well with Pro-Level DSLR’s
- MTF A1-tested
- Front & rear lens caps and lens hood (LH830-02) is included
|Lens Construction||13 Elements in 8 Groups|
|Angle of View||46.8º|
|Number of Diaphragm Blades||9|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||40 cm / 15.7 in|
|Filter Size (mm)||77mm|
|Maximum Magnifications||1: 5.6|
(Diameter x Length)
|85.4 x 99.9 mm/ 3.4 x 3.9 in|
|Weight||470g / 16.6oz.|
Sigma’s product description:
The staple Sigma 50mm 1.4 DG HSM has been redesigned and reengineered to set a new standard for the Art line. With a large 1.4 aperture, the Sigma 50mm 1.4 prime lens is pro level performer for shooting everything including portrait photography, landscape photography, studio photography and street photography. A Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensures quiet, smooth and accurate autofocusing and paired with Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass and Super Multi-Layer coating, the 50mm 1.4 is a high performance lens for modern DSLR sensors. 13 elements in 8 groups allow for unsurpassed performance even at wide apertures and close-up photography is easily managed with a minimum focusing distance of 40cm. The Sigma 50mm 1.4 lens is the new exceptional standard, standard prime.
Sigma press release:
Sigma Corporation of America introduces two lenses at Consumer Electronics Show 2014
Staple lenses in Sigma lineup redesigned as part of the company’s Global Vision Rework
LAS VEGAS– Jan. 6, 2014 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world’s most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, today announced the launch of two new Global Vision lenses from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The improved and redesigned 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM and 50mm F1.4 DG HSM lenses are the latest additions to Sigma’s Global Vision lineup. Both lenses’ availability and pricing have yet to be announced.
“These two lenses are among our most popular, and we’re pleased to reintroduce these products by adding them to our Global Vision lineup,” said Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America. “The 18-200mm, in particular, is an exciting new lens as it now has improved close-up macro functionality, updated optics and a Global Vision design, making it a fantastic alternative to the kit lens. As has been the case with our recent Global Vision lenses, we expect an array of photographers to gravitate to their technically advanced features and slick new look.”