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Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Sigma SA

BH #SI13518S • MFR #240956
Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Sigma SA
Key Features
  • SA-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 Sigma SA-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

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A fast telephoto prime, the Sigma SA-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 Sigma SA-mount cameras, and provides a 175.5mm equivalent focal length with APS-H sensors and a 202.5mm equivalent focal length with APS-C sensors.
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 bayonet mount is constructed from brass for ensured accuracy and durability.
The lens is constructed using a Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) material, along with traditional metals, for greater precision and use in wide temperature variations.
This lens is compatible with the optional Sigma USB Dock for fine-tuning different lens characteristics and updating its firmware.
UPC: 085126240561

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Specs

Focal Length
135mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Sigma SA
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
18.2°
Minimum Focus Distance
2.87' / 87.5 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.2x
Optical Design
13 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
82 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.6 x 4.52" / 91.4 x 114.9 mm
Weight
2.49 lb / 1130 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.5 x 7.1 x 6"

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Reviews

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How is the Chromatic Aberration?

How is the Chromatic Aberration?
Asked by: Dymond
I own this lens, and I don't own any-to little chromatic aberrations. Which means this lens is very good.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2021-02-15

Anyone used this for video? How is the focus ...

Anyone used this for video? How is the focus breathing?
Asked by: dan
I think if I were to spend $1800, Id spring for a used Milvus 135mm f/2 :-). I will see how much it bothers me, as Ive heard this lens is optically beautiful.
Answered by: dan
Date published: 2021-07-05

question

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.
Asked by: Mr Walt
No, the 135mm art lens is NOT compatible with any teleconverters.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2021-05-28

For Weddings, would you do the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 ...

For Weddings, would you do the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 art, or the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8mm lens?
Asked by: Kris
I prefer the Sigma 135mm 1.8. It is one of the sharpest lenses we carry, allows a very beautiful compression of the subject, allow the background to disappear, and have beautiful shallow depth of field. Images are much more unique than with a 70-200 2.8. 70-200 2.8 would be more flexible, but Sigma 135mm 1.8 would offer sharper and more unique look.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-02-08

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Does it work with A7r3 all autofocus function?
Asked by: Tallman H.
Yes, it will be fully compatible with all autofocus functions.
Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

Would this lens work for taking pictures of ...

Would this lens work for taking pictures of parades from the side walk,cars people?
Asked by: Terry
The Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F is a short telephoto lens that can be used for photographing parades from the sidewalk.
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2023-03-27

What are the dimensions of the lens with lens ...

What are the dimensions of the lens with lens hood attached?
Asked by: sean
With the lens hood attached, this lens is 7.5" long.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2021-03-28

question

What is the closest focusing distance?
Asked by: Joel
The minimum focus distance for the Sigma 135mm F/1.8 is 2.87' / 87.5 cm.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2021-12-01
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