Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Wide Angle Lens (Art) for Canon DSLR Camera SLR Mount
The Sigma 24mm 1.4 DG HSM Art is a state of the art wide-angle prime lens designed for Full Frame camera but can work with APS-C sensors as well. Using over 50 years of lens making experience, particularly the knowledge gained from the 35mm 1.4 Art and the 50mm 1.4 Art, the 24mm 1.4 Art is aimed at being the new standard for fast aperture wide angle prime lenses. The latest optical design allows for the utmost in image quality with careful attention paid to the edge to edge performance. An optimized power layout places the aspherical lens elements in the rear and adjusts the incidence angle of light source allowing for great performance wide open. Using premium FLD SLD glass elements, the lens brings aberrations and distortion to a minimum, an issue many wide-angle lenses suffer from. Wide class leading performance, this lens is ideal for wedding photography, landscape photography, videography, astrophotography, lowlight/indoor photography and event photography. The Sigma 24mm Art is compatible with the USB dock to update and customize and is also compatible with the Mount Conversion Service. A staple procedure for the Global Vision lines, every lens will be tested using the proprietary A1 measuring system. Highlights: Large aperture wide-angle lens Performance similar to 35mm F1.4 Art 50mm F1.4 Art FLD and SLD glass elements to reduce distortion and chromatic aberration Filter size: 77mm DG - DG for Digital Designed to deliver the ultimate in performance on full-frame digital SLRs, Sigma DG lenses also bring out the best in 35mm SLR film cameras and APS-C size DLSRs. HSM - Quiet Fast Autofocusing This lens uses a motor driven by ultrasonic waves to provide a quiet, high-speed AF. USB Dock Compatibility Sigma has developed special software (SIGMA Optimization Pro) that can update the lens firmware and adjust parameters such as focus. *USB Dock is sold separately. Categories: Wide Angle Class: Art Typical Photography: Travel Landscape Wedding Events Nature Wildlife Specifications: Lens Construction: 15 Elements in 11 Groups Angle of View: 84.1 Degrees Number of Diaphragm Blades: 9 Mininum Aperture: f16 Minimum Focusing Distance: 25 cm / 9.8 in Filter Size (mm): 77mm Maximum Magnifications: 1:5.3 Dimensions (Diameter x Length): 85mm x 90.2mm / 3.3 in x 3.6 in Weight: 665 g / 23.5 oz.