An especially sleek portrait-length prime, the 56mm f/1.4 DC DN is part of Sigma's Contemporary series of lenses, and is designed for use with Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The lens is characterized by its bright f/1.4 maximum aperture, which suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also offers improved control over depth of field for isolating subjects and working with selective focus techniques. The optical design utilizes two aspherical elements and one SLD element, which help to reduce both spherical and chromatic aberrations for greater sharpness and clarity. A super multilayer coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting in order to achieve more contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions. Complementing the optics is a stepping AF motor, which suits both photo and video applications due to its quick, precise, and near-silent performance.
- Micro Four Thirds System
- 112mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
- One SLD Element, Two Aspherical Elements
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Overview
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Specs
|Focal Length||56mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 112mm)|
|Lens Mount||Micro Four Thirds|
|Lens Format Coverage||Micro Four Thirds|
|Angle of View||28.5°|
|Minimum Focus Distance||1.64' / 50 cm|
|Optical Design||10 Elements in 6 Groups|
|Diaphragm Blades||9, Rounded|
|Filter Size||55 mm (Front)|
|Dimensions (ø x L)||2.62 x 2.34" / 66.5 x 59.5 mm|
|Weight||9.88 oz / 280 g|
|Package Weight||1 lb|
|Box Dimensions (LxWxH)||4.2 x 4.2 x 3.8"|
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Reviews
Very sharp when used with the xt5. Focuses great
Great prime lens for M50
Nice clear images with sharp focus and geed bokeh.
No complaints at all! Love this lens for portrait pictures. Beautiful bokeh!
Sigma 56mm Sony E
This is an awesome lens that works very well with the Sony E mount, because this is an APS-C lens, their is a bit of a crop factor but this lens takes beautiful pictures. I am very satisfied with the overall quality of the lens as well as the speed with which it was shipped and delivered
This is a perfect portrait lens for my Canon M50 Mark ii. Very light, intuitive, sharp, and versatile. The design is excellent. Great boke. My Canon expert friend admitted that it was a much better deal than the Canon equivalent lens - less expensive and lighter with a comparable quality. I am really enjoying it.
The best lens I have!
I have the M6 Mk2. And I had the pleasure of using this lens over Christmas! Great contrast and broken! Great for portraits! I gave it 5 stars bc it is the best offer for the EF-M Mount.
Bought this as my first lens and it's perfect for all my portrait needs. Ill be adding to my collection with the Sigma 30mm next. Can't wait to fall in love with that one as well.
This Lens Is PERFECT!
This was the last of the Sigma EF-M Mount lenses I purchased during the Sigma discounts in November. In my uses of this lens, it's incredible with color and for macro, the bokeh in close ups. So impressed by it - it's the best of all my lenses when it comes to that. I'd rather use my 16 mm and 30 mm Sigma lenses for video and more distant photos. But when I want something up closer - nothing in my camera bag beats the 56 mm! Can't go wrong with it!
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