Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with E Mount
What type of photography is the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Sony E Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN is a member of Sigma's Art series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
Art Series Lenses in Sony E Mount
Reasons to Buy Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Art Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Art lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Very Fast Aperture
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| 11 Diaphragm Blades for Smooth Bokeh
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Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN 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 A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Sony A7C Mark II with the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Lens
Sony A7CR with the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Lens
Sony A6700 with the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN has a maximum diameter of 83mm and total length of 94mm. It weighs 630g / 22.2 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN and Sony FE 85mm F1.8 (Sony E mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN has a filter thread of 77mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN :
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN has a fixed focal length of 85mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 127.5mm.
The Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Sony A7C Mark II, Sony A7CR and Sony A6700.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.12x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.85m. 0.12x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 3 Telephoto Prime type Sony E mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN has a max aperture of F1.4 and a minimum aperture of F16.
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN 's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 15 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 aspherical
- 5 SLD elements
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN
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Top Alternatives of Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG DN Lens
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