Sigma 24mm f1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

SigmaSKU: 085126401542

Mount: Canon EF
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Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art: A Professional Workhorse for Everyday Creativity

The Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens is a high-performance wide-angle prime designed for professional photographers who demand exceptional image quality and versatility. This lens excels in various situations, from capturing breathtaking landscapes and dynamic street scenes to documenting intimate weddings and events.

Exceptional Image Quality and Low-Light Performance

The heart of this lens lies in its advanced optical design, boasting 15 elements in 11 groups, including two aspherical elements, four SLD elements, and three FLD elements. This sophisticated construction ensures razor-sharp images with minimal chromatic aberration, distortion, and vignetting, delivering outstanding detail across the entire frame at all apertures.

The ultra-fast F1.4 aperture allows photographers to create stunning shallow depth-of-field effects, isolating subjects against beautifully blurred backgrounds. This wide aperture also excels in challenging low-light conditions, enabling fast shutter speeds to freeze motion and reduce noise.

Built for Professionals

The 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens boasts the exceptional build quality that defines Sigma's Art line. Its robust construction features a Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) exterior barrel, providing durability and light weight while ensuring consistent performance across temperature fluctuations.

The lens incorporates a Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) for swift and precise autofocus, complemented by a manual focus override for ultimate control. The rubberized focus ring offers smooth and comfortable operation. Additionally, the internal focusing mechanism ensures the lens's length remains constant, making it ideal for gimbal use as the center of gravity stays consistent.

Thoughtful Design Features

Sigma has incorporated several design features to enhance usability and image quality. The rounded 9-blade diaphragm produces smooth and pleasing bokeh, adding a touch of artistry to your images. A Super Multi-Layer Coating minimizes flare and ghosting, ensuring high-contrast images with rich colours and deep blacks, even under challenging lighting conditions.

The lens comes with a robust petal-type lens hood that further reduces flare and protects the front element. A durable brass mount with a rubber seal provides added protection against dust and moisture.

Versatile Wide-Angle Perspective

The 24mm focal length offers a versatile wide-angle perspective ideal for various photographic genres, including:

  • Landscapes: Capture sweeping vistas with breathtaking detail and depth.
  • Street Photography: Document the energy of city life with dynamic compositions and candid moments.
  • Travel: Tell compelling stories with evocative images that capture the spirit of your adventures.
  • Weddings & Events: Document the emotions and details of special occasions with artistic flair.
  • Environmental Portraits: Create stunning portraits that incorporate the subject's surroundings.

Choosing the Right Wide-Angle Prime:

Sigma offers two exceptional F1.4 wide-angle primes: the 20mm and this 24mm. Both deliver outstanding optical performance and build quality. However, the 20mm, with its wider field of view, is heavier and longer due to its fixed lens hood. The 24mm offers a more balanced compromise between size, weight, and creative flexibility.

In conclusion, the Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens is a professional-grade tool that empowers photographers to push creative boundaries and capture exceptional images in any situation. Its combination of exceptional image quality, robust construction, and versatile wide-angle perspective makes it a true workhorse lens for discerning photographers.

Аnglе Оf Vіеw 84.1
Ареrturе Вlаdеѕ 11
Еnlаrgеmеnt Rаtіо 1:7.1
Fіltеr Тhrеаd [mm] 72
Fосаl Lеngth ~ Теlе [mm] 24
Fосаl Lеngth ~ Wіdе [mm] 24
Нооd Моdеl LН782-01
Іnсludеd Ассеѕѕоrіеѕ

Frоnt Сар LСF-72 ІІ, Lеnѕ hооd LН782-01, Rеаr Сар LСR ІІ

Lеnѕ Еlеmеntѕ 17
Lеnѕ Grоuрѕ 14
Lеnѕ Моunt Nikon
Canon EF
Sony FE
Lеnѕ Туре

Wіdе-Аnglе Рrіmе

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

75.7mm х 95.5mm

Wеіght [g] 520

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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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