Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon EF

BH #SI13518EF • MFR #240954
Sigma
Key Features
  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
A fast telephoto prime, the Canon EF-mount 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM from Sigma pairs bright and sophisticated optics with intuitive handling and design. As part of the Art line of lenses, this 135mm f/1.8 is designed for high-resolution rendering, and utilizes FLD and SLD glass to control chromatic aberrations and color fringing for notable clarity. A Super Multi-Layer Coating also enhances image quality by suppressing lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity in strong lighting conditions. Additionally, making it an ideal lens for portraiture, the bright f/1.8 maximum aperture pairs with a rounded nine-blade diaphragm to benefit selective focus and shallow depth of field imaging with smooth bokeh.
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Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Overview

A fast telephoto prime, the Canon EF-mount 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM from Sigma pairs bright and sophisticated optics with intuitive handling and design. As part of the Art line of lenses, this 135mm f/1.8 is designed for high-resolution rendering, and utilizes FLD and SLD glass to control chromatic aberrations and color fringing for notable clarity. A Super Multi-Layer Coating also enhances image quality by suppressing lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity in strong lighting conditions. Additionally, making it an ideal lens for portraiture, the bright f/1.8 maximum aperture pairs with a rounded nine-blade diaphragm to benefit selective focus and shallow depth of field imaging with smooth bokeh.

Complementing the imaging capabilities, the lens sports a Hyper Sonic Motor to produce quick, smooth, and quiet autofocus performance with full-time manual focus override. The physical design utilizes Thermally Stable Composite material for durability in a wide range of environments, and a brass bayonet mount also offers rigidity and mounting precision.

As part of the Art line within Sigma's Global Vision series, this lens is designed to achieve truly notable optical performance and is ideally suited for creative and artistic applications.
Prime telephoto lens is designed for full-frame Canon EF-mount DSLRs, however can also be used on APS-C models where it will provide a 216mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture is well-suited for working in low-light conditions and also provides greater control over the focus position when using shallow depth of field techniques.
Two F Low Dispersion (FLD) and two Special Low Dispersion (SLD) elements are featured in the optical design, and help to reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color accuracy.
A Super Multi-Layer Coating has been applied to lens elements in order to minimize lens flare and ghosting and contribute to producing contrast-rich and color-neutral imagery, even in backlit conditions.
Nine-blade rounded diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
The integrated HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) realizes quick and quiet autofocusing, which is further complemented by an optimized AF algorithm to produce smoother focusing performance. The HSM also permits full-time manual focus control simply by rotating the focus ring at any time.
The lens is constructed using a Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) material, along with traditional metals, for greater precision and use in wide temperature variations.
The bayonet mount is constructed from brass for ensured accuracy and durability. Additionally, rubber sealing is incorporated in the mount design to render it dust- and splash-resistant.
This lens is compatible with the optional Sigma USB Dock for fine-tuning different lens characteristics and updating its firmware.
UPC: 085126240547

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Specs

Focal Length135mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountCanon EF
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View18.2°
Minimum Focus Distance2.87' / 87.5 cm
Maximum Magnification0.2x
Optical Design13 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter Size82 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.6 x 4.52" / 91.4 x 114.9 mm
Weight2.49 lb / 1130 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.645 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.55 x 7.15 x 5.95"
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anyone know of a tripod mount collar ring or other type of support for this lens so all the weight of this heavy lens isnt entirely on where it mounts to the camera? thank you
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Will autofocus and continuous focus work with C100 Mark II and C300 Mark 2 when I use this Sigma 135 f\1.8 DG HSM Art lens for Canon EF mount to record video?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Sigma Art Lenses usually work perfectly with Canon Auto Focus systems in both still and video modes. However, be aware that Canon can make firmware updates and the Sigma lens will have to be updated as well. There is the Sigma USB Dock for Canon EF-Mount Lenses B&H # SIUSBDC available for you to do that. Probably your camera service center can do this for a fee.
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Asked by: Dymond
I own this lens, and I don't own any-to little chromatic aberrations. Which means this lens is very good.
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OK,Hear is one for you all.I'm interested in the new sigma 135mm Art lens.I see on the B&H site that listed under accessory's for the lens is the sigma TC-1401 1.4X teleconverter.Is the converter compatible with this new 135 art lens ?. It is not listed on the compatibility list under Sigmas list on the B&H site.I'm just interested in knowing. Thanks.
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