Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.
Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A is compatible with cameras that have Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A99 II, Sony A68 and Sony A77 II.
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A is also available in Canon EF , Sigma SA, Nikon F (FX) and Leica L mounts.
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A has a fixed focal lenght of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A 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 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD in Sony Alpha mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.18x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.4m. 0.18x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.0.
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 8 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- SLD glass elements
- aspheric elements
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