Sigma 14-24mm f2.8 ART at a glance:
- EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- 3 FLD, 3 SLD, and 3 Aspherical Elements
- Super Multi-Layer Coating
- Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
- Weather-Sealed Brass Bayonet Mount
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
- Minimum Focus Distance: 10.2″
Photography Blog reviewed the new Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 ART lens.
Excerpts from the conclusion:
The 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art is a surprising, but very welcome, addition to Sigma’s ever growing Art range of premium lenses, offering a faster aperture of f/2.8 at the expense of 2mm in focal length when compared to the very similar Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art lens, whilst being cheaper than it’s slightly older sibling (at least in the US anyway) and additionally offering much better weather-sealing.
Image quality is excellent. Chromatic aberrations are very well controlled, bokeh is surprisingly good despite the ultra-wide-angle nature of the lens, barrel distortion is impressively well controlled, and the Super Multi-Layer coating successfully prevents contrast loss attributable to flare.[…] the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art’s build quality is once again reassuringly excellent, although it’s also one of the heaviest wide-angle zooms that we’ve ever tested. Auto-focusing is quiet and quick […] Read the review…
To see the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM ART sample pictures click here.