With regards to balancing funds with efficiency, SIGMA has historically supplied the Ying and the Yang of that equation with their low-cost lenses with uncompromising efficiency.
Now they’ve added a brand new SIGMA 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN Up to date wide-angle zoom lens to their increasing lens catalog, and it appears to be like to take customers a step past the everyday equipment add-on.
Designed to attain the right stability between sharp optics, fixed aperture, and light-weight development, the 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN Up to date is each compact and strong, in a position to work nicely in each nonetheless images and video work.
With inside zoom and focusing mechanisms pushed by a high-speed stepping motor, the 16-28 F2.8 matches squarely in an area sorely wanted by L-Mount and Sony e-Mount lenses.
Of the 16 components organized in 11 teams, 5 are FLD low dispersion lens components and 4 aspherical lens components (two of that are massive diameter).
This array ensures the best high quality picture with out the impact of chromatic aberration. Sigma has additionally crafted a zoom mechanism that may hold the lens balanced all through your complete focal size, by conserving the middle of gravity fixed.
And on cameras that help it, the Up to date 16-28mm F2.8 presents lens aberration correction. The characteristic is normally within the menu settings and mechanically compensates when turned on.
The lens components get pleasure from tremendous multi-layer coatings to counter lens flare and ghosting, and to offer knowledgeable grade excessive distinction in backlit situations.
The 9-bladed iris also can preserve a relentless F2.8 throughout your complete focal size, offering a clean, round bokeh, and blurry depth of subject, whether or not taking pictures excessive close-ups or portraits.
Different nice options of the lens embody:
- Suitable with high-speed autofocus
- Help for DMF and AF+MF
- Petal-type lens hood (LH756-01)
- Mount with mud and splash-resistant construction
- Suitable with SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 (offered individually; L-Mount solely)
- Excessive-precision, sturdy brass bayonet mount
The lens is slightly below 4 inches lengthy (100.6mm) and solely weighs 450g. This makes the SIGMA 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN | Up to date a fantastic lens to deploy whereas the digital camera is on the transfer with a gimbal.
The lens additionally helps switching between linear and non-linear focus ring settings on L-Mount lenses.
The retail value for the SIGMA 16-28mm F2.8 DG DN | Up to date lens is $899 and it’ll ship later this month.