Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (DX) mount cameras.
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (DX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (DX) lenses are Nikon D3500, Nikon D7500 and Nikon D5600.
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is also available in Canon EF , Pentax KAF, Sony Alpha and Sigma SA mounts.
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM has a focal range of 18-35mm and 1.9X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 27-52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Nikon 16-35mm f4G ED VR , Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD, Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 in Nikon F (DX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.23x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.28m.
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f1.8 from 18mm all the way to the 35mm .
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 5 SLD glass elements
- 4 glassmold aspherical elements
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is LH780-03.
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