Sigma has announced a trio of fast prime Contemporary lenses for the L-mount ecosystem: the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN, Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN and Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN – all of which will be available in July.
These lenses are already available for Sony E-mount, Canon EF-M and Micro Four Thirds, but like the new Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS (opens in new tab) all three lenses have been optimized for the L-mount system. This means they should pair with the Leica TL2 (opens in new tab) – and presumably the APS-C based L-mount cameras that Sigma and Panasonic may or may not be working on.
Likewise, all three primes are weather-sealed, and are fully compatible with AF-C mode, image stabilization and in-camera aberration correction – and they all include a lens hood.
The Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN | Contemporary features 16 elements in 13 groups, with 9 aperture blades. It has a minimum focusing distance of 25cm, and maximum magnification of 1:9.9. It measures 72.2mm × 90.3mm, weighs 415g and has a 67mm filter size.
The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN | Contemporary has 9 elements in 7 groups and 9 blades. Minimum focusing distance is 30cm, with a 1:7 magnification ratio. It measures 65.4mm × 71.3mm and weighs 280g with a 52mm filter.
Finally, the Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN | Contemporary boasts 10 elements in 6 groups, again with 9 diaphragm blades. It has a minimum focusing distance of 50cm and a maximum magnification of 1:7.4. It measures 66.5mm × 57.5mm and weights 285g, and has a 55mm filter.
All three lenses will be available in July, with the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN priced at $449 / £449.99, the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN at $339 / £329.99 and Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN for $479 / £399.99.
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