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 E Mount
What type of photography is the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is a member of Sigma's Contemporary F1.4 Prime series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Contemporary F1.4 Prime Series Lenses in Sony E Mount
Reasons to Buy the 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 assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Very Fast Aperture
| 9 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is compatible with cameras that have a Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A6700, Sony FX30 and Sony ZV-E10.
Sony A6700 with the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C Lens
Sony FX30 with the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C Lens
Sony ZV-E10 with the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C Lens
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is also available in Micro Four Thirds , Fujifilm X and Nikon Z mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider 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.
Check the size of the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C when attached to E Mount cameras:
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C Size with E Mount Cameras
Below, you'll find a scaled side-by-side image comparing the sizes of the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C and the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS, offering a better understanding of their dimensions in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C has a filter thread of 52mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sigma 30mm F1.4 C:
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C has a fixed focal length 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 Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS in Sony E mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Sigma 30mm F1.4 C With Optical Image Stabilization
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.
Below are the 3 Standard Prime type Sony E mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
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 doesn't come with a lens hood.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 C is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sigma 30mm F1.4 C
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Sigma 30mm F1.4 C amongst Camera Decision readers.
Top Alternatives of Sigma 30mm F1.4 C Lens
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