Sigma A 105 mm f / 1.4 DG HSM is a "bokeh champion". It offers an extremely bright aperture and is long enough to be ideal for portraits with a perfectly blurred background. This is another successful lens of the ART series
The Sigma A 105mm f / 1.4 DG HSM lens will certainly find a whole host of fans among photographers and filmmakers. And this is due to a successful combination – a long focal length and high brightness and the fact that the lens will provide fully sharp images even on a full hole.
The most important features
- Circular aperture
- Fast AF with smooth switching for manual sharpening
- Compatible with SIGMA Mount Converter MC-11
- Compatible with SIGMA USB DOCK, which allows you to personalize the lens settings
- Compatible with Fixing Change Service
- Brass bayonet
Robust construction, advanced optics
Sigma A105mm F1.4 DG HSM Art has a dust and splash-proof structure . Numerous gaskets around the bayonet and all rings enable its use in all weather conditions. In addition, the front lens is coated with a hydrophobic coating, thanks to which it is much easier to clean it.In place of the traditional, plastic sun visor, the new reinforced carbon fiber has been used, making it lightweight, yet resistant to damage. The detachable tripod mount is equipped with the Arca-Swiss holder, which facilitates quick mounting and dismounting of the lens from tripods.
Due to the advanced design, which required the installation of many elements, the lens is not the smallest and lightest. Weighs, trifles, 1.6 kilograms , and more than a large part of mirrorless cameras to which it can be attached. Therefore, we can find a special tripod mount on the lens to support it, because otherwise we could have fears that the lens could even tear.However, the manufacturer ensures that the mount is solid enough that there is no risk of damage . The fact is that the lens is not really aimed at street shots or reportage photography, as it will work best in studio photography or sessions, and wedding photographers will surely appreciate it. Together with the seven Sigma lenses and Sigma 70 mm f / 2.8 DG Macro presented today, the 105mm lens closes the group of 9 lenses from the ART series, which are now also available for the Sony E. mounting system. The prices of new lenses and their date of sale should be known soon.