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35mm F1.4 DG HSM | A

35mm art sigma 1.4 usb dock

This lens is part of Sigma's new Global Vision lineup. The 35mm is in the Art series. This lens is also compatible with the USB dock for firmware updates and customization. This is an incredible lens for the price especially when compared to Nikons version. I purchased this for a good walk around lens to take mainly cityscape, travel and street photos. The sample photo included was one of the first photos taken with this lens and a D800E. From Sigma: The Sigma 35mm 1.4 DG HSM is a state of the art lens designed for full frame cameras but can also be used with APS-C sensors as well. The first addition to the Art category in Sigma’s Global Vision, the 35mm 1.4 DG HSM includes new features based around a unique lens concept and design. The 35mm is a staple focal length in the world of photography, and paired with Sigma technology, this lens can take artistic expression to the next level. The lens is equipped with technology including a Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM), floating internal focusing system, SLD and FLD Glass elements. The HSM ensures quiet, high speed, accurate autofocusing while the floating focusing system allows for superior optical performance with subjects at a closer shooting distance. The SLD glass elements along with the FLD glass elements, which are equal to fluorite, help correct both axial and chromatic aberration. The large 1.4 aperture make it ideal in low light and the lens is compatible with the Sigma USB dock and Optimization Pro software to adjust and fine tune focusing parameters. The Sigma 35mm 1.4 DG HSM is a must have for any camera bag.

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Product Number: 340306
Lens Category: Wide-Angle
Purchase Link: Buy Now at B&H Photo!
List Price (USA): $899
In Production: Yes
Year Launched: 2013
Format: FX (Full-Frame)
Optical Construction: 13 Elements in 11 Groups
Min. Focusing Distance (cm): 30
Max. Magnification (x): 5.2
Special Optical Elements: Flourite Element(s)
Max. Aperture: F1.4
Min. Aperture: F16
Number of Aperture Blades: 9
Rounded Aperture Blades: Yes
Aperture Ring: No
Focus Type: AF-S (Silent wave motor)
Focusing Modes: AF, M
Full-Time AF Override: Yes
Internal Focusing: Yes
Distance Scale: Yes
Macro: No
Stabilization: No
Weather Sealing: No
Tripod Collar: No
Filter Size (mm): 67
Collapsed Length (mm): 94mm
Hood: LH730-03
Case: LS-340K
Front Cap: LCF-67 III
Rear Cap: LCR-NA II
In the Box: Hood, Soft Case
Available Colors: Black
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