Here are the first Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens reviews published on the web. Designed for Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mounts cameras, the bright 56mm lens is in stock and shipping from major stores in US.
Fast 56mm F1.4 prime lens provides a 35mm equivalent focal length of 84mm for Sony E-mount and 112mm for Micro Four Thirds bodies, which is perfect for closeup portrait shootings.
From ePhotozine review:
The Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN C offers a fantastic performance, superb sharpness in particular, and a reasonable price tag. All round, a very satisfactory and desirable lens. A slight downside is the fiddly nature of some of the mirrorless cameras, with many functions tucked away in menus as opposed to dedicated switches and dials. This is not the fault of the lens though, which handles totally smoothly.
But in terms of a fast, short telephoto that is unobtrusive, works efficiently and delivers superb results the Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN C is absolutely an Editor’s Choice.
Check out the CameraLabs updated Sigma 56mm f/1.4 lens review with new sample images.
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens At a Glance
- Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
- One SLD Element, Two Aspherical Elements
- Super Multi-Layer Coating
- Stepping Motor AF System
- Weather-Sealed Construction
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
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