With a mixture of both ultra-wide-angle and a superb fast f/1.4 aperture, the Sigma 16mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens For Sony E is designed for APS-C-format Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras which is a 24mm equivalent prime lens that exceeds its optical performance in order to achieve top quality and sharp images.
Sigma 16mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens For Sony E Features:
High-Quality Wide Angle for Mirrorless Cameras
The Sigma 16mm f1/4 Contemporary lens is wide angle offering designed for mirrorless cameras. With a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24mm for E-Mount and 32mm for MFT, the 16mm lens is excellent for a range of different photography styles no matter which camera you use. From creative portraits, to travel and landscape photos, the high-quality image resolution is sure to impress.
Bright F/1.4 Aperture and Selective Focus
With a fast, bright f/1.4 aperture, the lens performs exceptionally in lowlight conditions with sharp results even toward the edges of the frame. Such a wide aperture also lets you really play with depth of field allowing you to explore selective focus to capture truly creative images.
Quiet, Precise Autofocus Stepping Motor
Equipped with a Stepping AF motor, the Sigma 16mm lens has fast autofocus that’s both precise and nearly silent. This is an exciting benefit for video shooters as the sound won’t distract you’re your picture. When mounted on a E-mount mirrorless camera, the lens supports Sony’s Fast Hybrid AF allowing you to take advantage of your camera’s true autofocusing potential.
16 Elements in 13 Groups
The optical design consists of 16 elements in 13 groups. This construction includes 3 high-quality F Low Dispersion elements, 2 Special Low Dispersion elements, and 2 moulded aspherical elements that are designed to reduce chromatic aberrations and improve light transmission and sharpness throughout the focal entire focal range for more consistent results.
Multi-Layer Coated Optics for Better Image Clarity
All optical elements feature Sigma’s Super Multi-Layer coating to minimise flare and reflections. This also helps produce better contrast and consistent colour while offering improved image clarity even when working in challenging back-lit lighting conditions.
9 Blade Round Aperture
A 9 blade rounded aperture results in a pleasingly soft background blur with circular out of focus highlights. Shooting at wider apertures lets you highlight your main subject, keeping them sharply in focus, while the gentle bokeh effect products an even background that doesn’t distract viewers.
Rugged, Dust and Splash Resistant Design
Finishing off Sigma’s 16 mm F1.4 Wide Angle lens is its rugged construction. Made from a combination of lightweight metal and Thermally Stable Composite material, the lens is dust and splash-resistant, making it a reliable tool for improving or exploring different styles of photography.