Here are the first Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens sample images. First samples are taken by SIGMA SD1 Merrll camera.
Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art is a new fast-aperture lens designed for APS-C sized DSLR cameras. It provides a 35mm equivalent zoom range of 75-150mm which is perfect for portrait and wedding photography. The lens has a redesigned Hyper Sonic Motor, nine-blade rounded aperture and internal zoom. Weight of the lens is (1490g/3.3lbs), it also has a built-in tripod socket.
The telephoto zoom lens with a fixed aperture of f/1.8 is lighter than the competitors like the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II and Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens models with its affordable price of $1,099.
Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens Sample Images
More sample photos can be seen at Sigma Global website. The lens is available for Canon, Nikon and Sigma cameras.
The bright constant maximum aperture offers consistent low-light performance throughout the zoom range and also affords greater control over focus placement for shallow depth of field and selective focus applications. See the specs and price of the lens below.
|Lens Construction||21 Elements in 15 Groups|
|Angle of View||31.7-16.2º|
|Number of Diaphragm Blades||9 (Rounded)|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||37.4 in|
|Filter Size (mm)||82mm|
|Maximum Magnifications||1: 6.7|
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