Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM 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 Nikon F (DX) mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Very Fast Aperture
|9 Diaphragm Blades
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Sigma 30mm F1.4 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 30mm F1.4 DC HSM is also available in Canon EF and Sigma SA 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 DC HSM has a maximum diameter of 74mm and total length of 63mm. It weighs 435g / 15.3 oz.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM has a filter thread of 62mm.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM 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 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 Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD in Nikon F (DX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.15x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. 0.15x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 8 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 aspherical element.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 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 LH686-01.
Popular Comparisons of Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM
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