Sigma announces 60mm F2.8 for mirrorless plus redesigned 30mm F1.4 DC
Jan 29, 2013 at 08:00:00 GMT
CP+ 2013: Sigma has announced 4 additions to its ‘Art’ range of prime lenses, including a 60mm F2.8 DN lens for mirrorless cameras plus an up-to-date 30mm F1.4 DC for APS-C DSLRs. Alongside these are redesigned versions of its 30mm plus 19mm F2.8 DN lenses for mirrorless inside metal bodies. Like these lenses, the 60mm F2.8 DN attributes a metal casing plus is accessible for the Sony E plus Micro Four Thirds mounts. It can provide a 90mm similar field of view about Sony NEX cameras or 120mm equal coverage of Micro Four Thirds bodies. The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC is a completely redesigned variation of the prevalent usual lens for APS-C DSLRs – it is obtainable in Canon, Nikon plus Sigma mounts. Price plus supply details have not been provided.
APS-C structure, E-Mount plus Micro Four Thirds lenses feature sleek modern ‘Art’ product line design
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Jan. 29, 2013 — Sigma Corporation of America a leading researcher, developer, producer plus service provider of a few of the world’s many impressive lines of lenses, cameras plus flashes, now announced the launch of 4 unique lenses for the ART product line, including 3 lenses for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras plus 1 lens for DSLR cameras with APS-C size sensors. This announcement comes at the begin of the CP+ Camera plus Photo Imaging Show 2013 this week inside Yokohama, Japan.
The hot plus up-to-date Sigma lenses include the 30mm F1.4 DC HSM, that will be obtainable in Sigma, Canon plus Nikon mounts, as well as the 30mm F2.8 DN, 19mm F2.8 DN plus 60mm F2.8 DN lenses, that are accessible for both Micro Four Thirds plus Sony E-Mount camera systems. Pricing plus accessibility about all these lenses has yet to be announced.
The 60mm F2.8 DN lens is completely unique to the Sigma lineup, whilst the 30mm F1.4 DC HSM as well as the 30mm F2.8 DN plus 19mm F2.8 DN lenses are existing focal lengths which have been redesigned with increased optical performance plus included because element of Sigma’s new Global Visioncategory restructuring. All 3 DN lenses include telecentric optical designs along with a linear, car concentrating engine which ensures exact plus quiet concentrating for movie recording. They moreover boast metal exteriors along with a just shaped focus ring, with differing textures to distinguish every piece of the lens. Additionally, DN consumers can pick between a black or silver finish to match their favorite equipment.
“We’re certainly proud of the super sharp lenses we’ve yielded inside the previous year plus these new Art lenses might continue to impress the fans plus critics likewise. They’re ideal for the land, portrait, still-life, close-up plus everyday photographer that values creative, dramatic results above compactness plus multifunction,” mentioned Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America. “The lenses are completely created inside Japan plus they boast the hot product line’s sleek shape plus enhanced standard control. We’re very proud of these changes – plus additions – to the lens lineup; they’re further evidence of Sigma’s forethought inside this fast-moving industry.”
Here are more details about these new lenses from Sigma:
- 30mm F1.4 DC HSM – Sigma pioneered the large-aperture, APS-C formatting, standard lens category with its 30mm F1.4 lens inside 2005. With unique optical designs of 9 ingredients inside 8 groups, plus rounded aperture blades, this up-to-date lens delivers pleasing sharpness along with a gorgeous bokeh background. Its angle of view is equal to 45mm about a 35mm camera (that is synonymous to this of human vision), its minimal concentrating distance is 11.8 inches as well as its maximum magnification ratio is 1:6.8. The lens’ optimized force distribution helps you to reduce field curvature, prevent a reduction of image standard at the edges of pictures plus provide great image standard. Its double-aspheric lens minimizes spherical distortion, astigmatism plus coma, as well as its back focus program prevents focus-dependent variation inside aberration. Together, the unique optimized car focus (AF) algorithm plus back concentrating program confirm smooth plus exact concentrating. The unique 30mm F1.4 is moreover suitable with Sigma’s modern USB Dock, that will help firmware changes plus concentrating changes, is expected to be obtainable in coming months.
- 60mm F2.8 DN – Featuring the all-natural attitude of mid-range telephoto lenses, together with a shallow level of field, this lens enables the photographer to capture a single piece of the topic with awesome bokeh effects. It has an angle of view equivalent to 120mm found on the Micro Four Thirds program plus 90mm found on the E-mount program (35mm equivalent focal length). The minimal concentrating distance is 19.7 inches; the maximum magnification is 1:7.2. This lens moreover contains Special Lower Dispersion (SLD) glass, that assists reduce axial plus transverse chromatic aberration.
- Sigma 19mm F2.8 DN – This high-performance, wide-angle telephoto lens has an angle of view equivalent to 38mm found on the Micro Four Thirds program plus 28.5mm found on the E-mount program (35mm equivalent focal length). As a wide-angle lens with great movement, it is actually perfect for studio photography, architecture plus starry skies. Its minimal concentrating distance is 7.9 inches as well as its maximum magnification is 1:7.4.
- Sigma 30mm F2.8 DN – This high-performance, standard telephoto lens has an angle of view equivalent to 60mm found on the Micro Four Thirds program plus 45mm found on the E-mount program (35mm equivalent focal length). This lens, that is best for everyday plus formal portraiture, documentary photography, travelogues plus everyday shooting, involves a double-sided aspherical lens which improves its optical performance. Its minimal concentrating distance of 11.8 inches as well as its maximum magnification is 1:8.1.
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||APS-C / DX|
|Focal length||60 mm|
|Lens mount||Micro Four Thirds, Sony E (NEX)|
|Full time manual||Unknown|
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||APS-C / DX|
|Focal length||30 mm|
|Lens mount||Canon EF-S, Nikon F (DX), Four Thirds, Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha, Sigma SA|
|Number of diaphragm blades||8|
|Minimum focus||0.40 m (15.75“)|
|Full time manual||Yes|