Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Micro Four Thirds mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN C Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN C lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Very Fast Aperture
|9 Diaphragm Blades
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is compatible with cameras that have Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are , and .
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is also available in Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sigma 30mm F1.4 C has a maximum diameter of 65mm and total length of 73mm. It weighs 265g / 9.3 oz.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C has a filter thread of 52mm.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C has a fixed focal lenght of 30mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 45mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C 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 Panasonic Macro 30mm F2.8 OIS in Micro Four Thirds mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 7 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 aspherical
- 1 double-sided aspherical
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sigma 30mm F1.4 C
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