Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with L Mount
What type of photography is the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art is a member of Sigma's Art series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Art Series Lenses in Leica L Mount
Reasons to Buy the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
| Extreme Wide-angle capability
| Minimum focus distance of 0.27m / 10.6 inch
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Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art is compatible with cameras that have a Leica L lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica L lenses are Panasonic S5 II, Panasonic S5 II X and Sigma fp L.
Panasonic S5 II with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Panasonic S5 II X with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Sigma fp L with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art has a maximum diameter of 95mm and total length of 126mm. It weighs 1170g / 41.3 oz.
Check the size of the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art when attached to L Mount cameras:
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Size with L Mount Cameras
Below, you'll find a scaled side-by-side image comparing the sizes of the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art and the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art, offering a better understanding of their dimensions in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art has a fixed focal length of 14mm.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.27m. 0.1x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Ultra-Wideangle Prime type Leica L mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art has a max aperture of F1.8 and a minimum aperture of F16.
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 11 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- Three FLD
- four SLD elements
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art
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