Sigma 16mm f1.4 DC DN C Contemporary Lens

SigmaSKU: 085126402716

Mount: Canon EF-M
Sale price£389.00

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Product Description

Experience Excellence with the Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN C Contemporary Lens

  • Compact and Lightweight Wide-Angle Prime Lens
  • Ideal for Landscape Photography and Travel
  • Designed for Use with APS-C-format Digital Cameras
  • Intricate Lens Structure with 16 Elements in 13 Groups
  • Incorporates 3 FLD, 2 SLD, and 2 Aspherical Glass Elements
  • Smooth, Fast, and Near-Silent Autofocus Performance
  • Significantly Reduced Lens Glare, Flare, & Ghosting
  • Bright, Wide, and Wholly Versatile Maximum f1.4 Aperture
  • Compatible with In-Camera Image Stabilisation
  • High-Quality Dust & Splash-Proof Lens Structure
  • Brass Bayonet Mount for Ensured Accuracy & Durability
  • Premium Performance that Rivals Sigma's Art Series

High performance, even in low light

Combining a comfortable wide-angle design with an ultra-fast maximum aperture, the 16mm f/1.4 DC DN is a standout lens in Sigma's Contemporary series, designed specifically for APS-C-format mirrorless cameras. Its bright f/1.4 aperture excels in low-light conditions and offers enhanced control over depth of field for captivating selective focus effects.

Stunning Sharpness & Clarity

The optical design, featuring multiple low dispersion and aspherical elements, effectively controls colour fringing and various aberrations, ensuring exceptional sharpness and clarity across the aperture range. Additionally, a Super Multi-Layer Coating minimises flare and ghosting, enhancing contrast and colour accuracy, even in challenging lighting scenarios. The lens is equipped with a stepping AF motor, delivering swift, precise, and near-silent autofocus performance suitable for both photography and videography.

Perfectly Balanced

Part of the Contemporary line in Sigma's Global Vision series, this lens strikes a perfect balance between convenience and performance. Its compact, lightweight construction and versatile handling complement its outstanding optical capabilities.

Wide-angle prime lens designed for APS-C-format mirrorless cameras, providing a 24mm equivalent focal length.

Captivating Imagery

The bright f/1.4 maximum aperture excels in low-light conditions and offers enhanced control over depth of field for achieving captivating selective focus effects.

Two Special Low Dispersion (SLD) elements and three F Low Dispersion (FLD) elements minimise colour fringing and chromatic aberrations, ensuring superior clarity and colour accuracy.

Two aspherical elements are employed to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations, contributing to overall sharpness and accurate rendering.

The Super Multi-Layer Coating minimises lens flare and ghosting, enhancing contrast-rich and colour-neutral imagery, even in backlit conditions.

The stepping AF motor delivers fast, precise, and near-silent autofocus performance.

Depth of Field

The rounded nine-blade diaphragm ensures smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.

The brass bayonet mount ensures accuracy and durability, while rubber sealing in the mount design renders it dust and splash-resistant.

Аnglе Оf Vіеw 83.2 dеgrееѕ
Ареrturе Вlаdеѕ 9
Соlоur Вlасk
Fіltеr Тhrеаd [mm] 67
Fосаl Lеngth ~ Теlе [mm] 16
Fосаl Lеngth ~ Wіdе [mm] 16
Нооd Моdеl

РЕТАL ТYРЕ LЕNЅ НООD LН716-01 (ѕuррlіеd)

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Lеnѕ Еlеmеntѕ 16
Lеnѕ Grоuрѕ 13
Lеnѕ Моunt Ѕоnу Е
Lеnѕ Туре

Wіdе-Аnglе Рrіmе

Мах Ареrturе ~ Теlе 1.4
Мах Ареrturе ~ Wіdе 1.4
Міnіmum Ареrturе 16
Міnіmum Fосuѕ Dіѕtаnсе [m] 0.25

(dіаmеtеr х lеngth): f72.2mm×92.3mm

Wеіght [g] 405

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Understanding: Aperture

Aperture is the opening in a camera lens that controls how much light enters the camera. It's measured in f-stops like f/2.8 or f/8. Lower f-stop numbers mean wider openings, letting in more light and creating a shallow depth of field (blurry background). Higher f-stop numbers mean smaller openings, letting in less light and creating a larger depth of field (more of the scene in focus). Aperture also affects the quality of out-of-focus areas in the image (bokeh).

Understanding: Lens Types

Different lenses have different purposes to achieve different styles of images, some popular ones include:
Prime Lens: Fixed focal length, sharp images, great for portraits and dark settings.
Zoom Lens: Variable focal length, versatile for different shots and everyday use..
Wide-Angle Lens: Captures wide scenes like landscapes.
Telephoto Lens: Magnifies distant subjects, ideal for sports & wildlife.
Macro Lens: Perfect for close-up photography of small subjects.
Fisheye Lens: Ultra-wide perspective, creates unique images.

Understanding: Lens Mounts

Different camera brands use different lens mounts, which are like connectors that attach lenses to camera bodies. Each mount is specific to a particular brand and camera series. For example, Canon uses the EF and RF mounts, Nikon uses the F mount, Sony uses the E mount for its mirrorless cameras. These mounts dictate which lenses are compatible with which cameras. Some brands offer adapters to use lenses from other systems, but it's essential to ensure compatibility for proper functionality and autofocus performance.

Understanding: Manual and Autofocus

Manual focus and autofocus are two ways to adjust the sharpness of a camera lens. With manual focus, you turn a ring on the lens to bring the subject into focus yourself, giving you full control over what appears sharp in the image. Autofocus, on the other hand, relies on the camera's built-in technology to automatically adjust the focus for you, usually by detecting contrast or phase differences in the scene. Autofocus can be convenient, especially for fast-moving subjects or when you need to capture a quick shot, whereas manual focus allows for precise adjustments and creative control over the final image.

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