Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens Review with Samples

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM is the world’s first lens offering an aperture of f1.8 throughout the zoom range for APS-C sensored cameras. The PhotographyBay has posted a full review for the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens.

The review comes with pictures of the 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens mounted on Rebel SL1 and the sample images taken with the lens. The sample images taken with the lens also captured with Rebel SL1 DSLR camera.

The Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is standard zoom-lens for digital single lens reflex cameras with APS-C size sensors.

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens Review with Samples

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From the The PhotographyBay review:

  • The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens is truly a revolutionary lens. Sigma has achieved something no other manufacture has achieved to date.
  • The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 lens becomes more like a bag of prime lenses than a do-it-all zoom lens
  • The thing about the Sigma f/1.8 is that the image quality backs up the bag-o-primes analogy.
  • A f/1.8 aperture zoom at this price cannot be ignored.

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Lens Pricing and Availability Announced

The new Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens is available for all APS-C cameras. See below for the product links.

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM for Canon $799 Amazon / Adorama
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM for Nikon $799 Amazon / Adorama
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM for Sony $799 Amazon / Adorama

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Lens Specs

Lens Construction 17 elements in 12 groups
Minimum aperture F16
Filter size φ72㎜
Angle of view (35mm equivalent) 76.5° – 44.2°
Minimum focusing distance 28cm/11.0in.
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) φ78㎜x 121mm/3.1in. x 4.8in.
Number of diaphragm blades 9 (Rounded diaphragm)
Maximum magnification ratio 1:4.3
Weight 810g / 28.6oz.