Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (FX) mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is a member of Sigma's Art series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Art Series Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount
Reasons to Buy Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Weather Sealed
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Hood supplied
| Tripod Collar
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Very Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
|9 Diaphragm Blades
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Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is also available in Canon EF , Sigma SA and Sony E mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM has a maximum diameter of 116mm and total length of 132mm. It weighs 1645g / 58.0 oz.
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM has a filter thread of 105mm.
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM has a fixed focal lenght of 105mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 157.5mm.
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM with a weather sealed camera body such as Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D850.
With a total length of 132mm and a weight of 1645g, the Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is a large lens. Fortunately, it comes with a tripod collar which you can use to attach the lens directly to a tripod or monopod instead of attaching the camera. This connection helps to better balance the lens/kit combination.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.12x and has a minimum focusing distance of 1m. 0.12x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 3 FLD glass elements
- 2 SLD glass elements
- 1 aspherical lens element
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sigma 105mm F1.4 DG HSM
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