Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM

Lens Summary

Brand: Sigma

Also Known As: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K, Sigma SA, Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2012-09-17

MSRP Price: $899

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras from Sigma is the first entry into Sigma\'s Art series of professional lenses, with an emphasis on artistic expression and the creative potential of the lens. With a bright f/1.4 maximum aperture, floating inner focusing system, and Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) you'll have quick and accurate control over the artistic effects achieved by the lens' high quality elements.

Photography Life Review Summary: I absolutely love the fact that the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 is so sharp wide open. Yes, I feel that I must repeat this again. When shooting prime lenses, photographers often have to stop down to get better sharpness, since most prime lenses do not do very well at their largest apertures. That’s not the case with the Sigma 35mm f/1.4. Set the lens to f/1.4, shoot away, and only stop it down when you need more depth of field. Autofocus precision is excellent and my sample did not have to be adjusted at all on my D800E and other Nikon DSLRs (and if there is a need to adjust autofocus, you can get one of those new USB docks from Sigma and perform the adjustment yourself). With such impressive performance characteristics, this lens is a no-brainer for low-light photography. I have no doubt that street photographers and anyone shooting in low-light conditions will absolutely love this lens. Simply put, the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 is the best 35mm lens for the Nikon mount on the market today. Read the full Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Review by Photography Life.

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length35mm
Mount TypeCanon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K, Sigma SA, Sony Alpha
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:5.2
Optical Stabilization (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/16
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)63.4°
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups11
Diaphragm Blades9
Low Dispersion Glass Elements4
"F" Low Dispersion Glass Elemenets1
Aspherical Elements2
Super Multi-Layer CoatingYes
Fluorite Elements1
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM)Yes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.30m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size67mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions7.70 x 9.40cm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

MTF Chart

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM chart

Sample Images

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (26) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (18)

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (14) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (15)

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (8) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (2)

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (37) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Sample (35)


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Mark B

You’ve shown Sigma’s vignetting chart here, *not* the MTF chart.