Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary - MFT Mount

A compact, lightweight lens offering outstanding image quality with F1.4 brightness

Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary - MFT Mount

Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary - MFT Mount

A compact, lightweight lens offering outstanding image quality with F1.4 brightness

SKU: 302963

Cat no: 17970

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 60mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Three Aspherical Surfaces
  • One High-Refractive Index Element
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Stepping AF Motor
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Construction, Brass Bayonet Mount
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£224.17 (ex vat) £269.00 (incl vat)

Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary - MFT Mount

A compact, lightweight lens offering outstanding image quality with F1.4 brightness

A fast, versatile prime, this 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens from Sigma is designed for Micro Four Thirds system mirrorless cameras, where it provides a 60mm equivalent focal length. The bright f/1.4 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also affords extensive control over focus placement for using selective focus techniques. In regard to the optical design, one aspherical element and one double-sided aspherical element pair to significantly reduce spherical aberrations for increased clarity and definition for notably sharp image quality.

A high-refractive index element is also featured, to minimize color fringing and chromatic aberrations, and a Super Multi-Layer Coating has been applied to control lens flare and ghosting in strong lighting conditions. Additionally, benefitting both stills shooting and video recording, this compact prime also incorporates a stepping AF motor or smooth, near-silent autofocus performance. Designed as a versatile standard lens, the mixture of speed and optical prowess make this a go-to lens for mirrorless shooters.

A member of the high-performance Contemporary line, featuring SIGMA’s latest technologies
For optimal balance with light, compact camera bodies with a short flange back distance, SIGMA designed the new SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary lens to be extremely compact. Moreover, the special design of the focus lens group allows fast and smooth AF performance for videography and more. This lens combines a compact design and comfortable operation while prioritizing outstanding image quality. Featuring SIGMA’s latest technologies, this lens digitally corrects optical distortion.

Combining compactness with outstanding optical performance
The front lens element features high-refractive index, high-dispersion glass for extra power and a shorter overall lens length. To optimize the lens for mirrorless cameras, two aspherical lens elements help ensure outstanding image quality and overall compactness. The SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary features SIGMA’s inner focus technologies, while lighter lens elements in the focus lens group make possible a more compact actuator. Moreover, this lens offers outstanding stability whether the photographer is shooting handheld or has the camera placed on a surface. Structurally, the lens features materials and parts that contribute to its compact, lightweight structure. In summary, this is an unprecedented lens that combines outstanding optical performance with exceptional portability and usability.

A compact, lightweight lens offering outstanding image quality with F1.4 brightness
In addition to featuring an optimized layout and power distribution, this lens incorporates one aspherical lens element and one double aspherical lens element, as well as an element made of high-refractive index, high-dispersion glass with high anomalous partial dispersion. By effectively leveraging these technologies, the lens delivers an outstanding level of light to the edges of the image while minimizing lateral chromatic aberration. To correct distortion, the lens takes advantage of the image correction capabilities of the mirrorless camera body, using the corrective power of the optical system to enhance sharpness. The final result is an extremely compact lens that delivers image quality that rivals that of our Art line lenses.

Shallow depth of field for a beautiful bokeh effect
The large-diameter lens with F1.4 brightness makes possible a shallow depth of field for a beautiful bokeh effect - unavailable until now in a standard lens for mirrorless cameras.

Designed to minimise flare and ghosting
From the start of the design process, SIGMA took steps to minimize flare and ghosting and establish an optical design that is resistant to strong incidental light sources such as backlight.

Fast and smooth AF - Stepping motor incorporated for enhanced videography
By incorporating a stepping motor, the lens offers exceptionally quick and quiet autofocusing performance. This feature is especially useful when using the camera to take videos. This lens is also compatible with Sony E-mount Fast Hybrid AF.

Extra-long Hood (Supplied)
The included lens hood is extra-long and features an antireflective coating to manage unwanted light. The hood also features rubber and anti-slip textures to make it easier for the photographer to hold while shooting.

TSC used for a more compact structure and enhanced performance
Since new material Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) is highly elastic, it exhibits minimal deformation. Parts made of TSC are therefore less prone to develop gaps between each other over time. The SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary features a lens barrel and aperture parts made of TSC, which contribute both to the compactness of the lens and the smooth functioning of the aperture system. TSC helps increase the precision of cells holding lens elements and parts related to the focus lens group, further enhancing lens performance. * Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) offers thermal expansion characteristics similar to those of aluminium.

Key Features:

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 60mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Three Aspherical Surfaces
  • One High-Refractive Index Element
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Stepping AF Motor
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Construction, Brass Bayonet Mount

Product Specification

Performance
Focal Length: 30mm
Comparable: 35mm Focal Length: 60 mm

Aperture

  • Maximum: f/1.4
  • Minimum: f/16

Camera Mount Type: Micro Four Thirds
Format Compatibility: Micro Four Thirds
Angle of View: 50.7°
Minimum Focus Distance: 11.81" (30 cm)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 1:7
Elements/Groups: 9/7
Diaphragm Blades: 9, Rounded
Features
Autofocus: Yes

Physical
Filter Thread

  • Front: 52 mm

Dimensions (DxL): Approx. 2.55 x 2.89" (64.8 x 73.3 mm)
Weight: 9.35 oz (265 g)

  • 1 x Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Micro Four Thirds
  • 1 x LCF-52 III 52mm Lens Cap
  • 1 x Rear Cap LCR II for Micro 4/3 Mount Lenses
  • 1 x Lens Hood for 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens

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