Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Sigma 12-24mm F4 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 Canon EF Mount
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM is also available in Sigma SA and Nikon F (FX) mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM has a maximum diameter of 101mm and total length of 132mm when not extended .
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM has a focal range of 12-24mm and 2.0X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 19.2 - 38.4mm.
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.2x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.24m.
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 12mm all the way to the 24mm .
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 11 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- FLD + aspheric elements
- Super Multi-Layer coating
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM is available in Black color.
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