Sigma designed the lens is for a crop sensor (APS-C) camera rather than a full-frame camera. It has optical image stabilisation. The lens has a hypersonic motor.

How do I know if my Sigma lens is full-frame?

In SIGMA lens naming, “DG” indicates full-frame sensor coverage, and “DN” indicates that the lens is designed specifically and exclusively for mirrorless cameras systems.

What does ex on a Sigma lens mean?

EX lens: Sigma’s professional-grade prime lenses and wide-aperture zoom lenses that maintain their maximum f-stop regardless of zoom position. OS: Optical stabiliser.

Which Sigma lens is for full-frame Nikon?

Nikon FX Lens Comparison Table

Lens Price Aperture
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art $799 f/1.4
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E $2,797 f/2.8
Nikon 85mm f/1.8G $477 f/1.8
Nikon 50mm f/1.8G $217 f/1.8

What Sigma lenses are full-frame?

The Sigma 35mm 1.4 DG HSM is a state of the art lens designed for full frame cameras but can also be used with APS-C sensors as well. The first addition to the Art category in Sigma’s Global Vision, the 35mm 1.4 DG HSM includes new features based around a unique lens concept and design.

Can you change the mount on a Sigma lens?

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What does EX DC HSM mean?

The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM is a wide-aperture photographic lens made by the Sigma Corporation, equipped with Hyper Sonic Motor (abbreviated HSM, Sigma’s trade name for photo lens focusing technology using ultrasonic motor).

What is the difference between sigma art and contemporary?

Today Art means Sigmas highest quality as well as unique usually very high aperture speed and usually very large size and weight. So the m43 trio does not fit the Art tradition. But optically they arguably do qualify as Art. The current “Contemporary” 16mm and 30mm (and forthcoming 56mm f1.

What does APO mean on a camera lens?

An apochromat, or apochromatic lens (apo), is a photographic or other lens that has better correction of chromatic and spherical aberration than the much more common achromat lenses.

What makes a camera full-frame?

A full-frame camera has a sensor the size of a 35mm film camera (24mm x 36mm). How a crop sensor works. A crop sensor is smaller than the standard 35mm size, which introduces a crop factor to the photos these cameras take. This means that the edges of your photo will be cropped for a tighter field of view.

Does Sigma fit canon?

Sigma makes lenses to fit Canon, Nikon, Sony, etc.

What lenses fit E mount?

Sony E-Mount Lens Comparison Table

Lens Price 35mm Equiv.
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 $279 45mm
Sony 16-70mm f/4 G OSS $898 24-105mm
Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS $348 82.5-315mm
Sigma 16mm f/1.4 $390 24mm

Can I use a full frame lens with an APS-C sensor?

Can I Use a Full Frame E-Mount Lens (aka FE Lens) on a Camera with an APS-C Size Sensor? Yes, you can use an FE lens on an E-Mount camera that has an APS-C sensor. The image in the center of the lens is automatically cropped to the APS-C size, so there are no dark corners surrounding the picture to cause vignetting.

Can I use E-mount lenses on Sony a7III?

If you prefer Facebook then I also run the Sony a7III Shooters Group. Although this guide is aimed at owners of the Sony a7III, these lenses will work with all Sony E-Mount full-frame (a7, a7 ii a7R, a7R ii, a7R iii s7S, a7S ii a9) or APS-C (a6000, a6300, a6500) cameras.

What lenses work on Sony E-Mount?

We recommend the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS or Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS as your telephoto, the Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS for a wide-angle option, the Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN or Sony FE 85mm f/1.8 for portraits, and the Sony E 20mm f/2.8 pancake lens.

Is Sony E mount full frame?

The E-mount lenses that are designed to be used on compact system cameras are not compatible with Sony A-mount camera models such as the A99 (full-frame) or A77 II (APS-C format).

What is the sharpest E-mount lens?

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8: (Sharpest lens for Sony e mount) How are you supposed to get more of it when it’s so wide? Tamron can help with this 17-28mm lens for Sony. The world’s most lightweight large aperture wide-angle zoom in its class is smaller than the original F4 lens.

Why Sony lenses are so expensive?

Many Sony A mount lenses are cheaper, as they are plastic construction, even the mount is plastic, and thereby lowers manufacturing cost. (F)E mount lenses seem to be build for durability.

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Are G master lens worth it?

Quote from video: It's it's well worth the price like i know there are other third-party lenses that offer a more affordable. Option but honestly. Sometimes some of those lenses don't really communicate.

What does G Master mean?

GM. GM, or “Gold Master” lenses are an improvement on the G lenses and can be physically differentiated with a white G on an orange square. These lenses have been designed to focus faster in order to keep up with Sony’s increasingly fast focusing technology.

What is special about G master lens?

Quote from the video:
Quote from video: High quality images these lenses contain some incredibly. Well engineered optics now the G master line of lenses were designed with two primary focuses. And that is resolution. And high quality bokeh.

Who makes the Sony G master lenses?

G Master glass is 100% developed by Sony with no compromises to get the best possible performance and bokeh. G Master lenses are also designed for video functionality and the lenses coming were designed with the a7RIII and a9 in mind. G Master lenses are Sony’s most durable and robust lenses.

What does OSS lens mean?

Optical SteadyShot

OSS – Optical SteadyShot means that a particular lens has optical image stabilization.

Does G Master have OSS?

Sony G Master FE 70-200 mm F2. 8 GM OSS Full-Frame E-Mount Telephoto Zoom Lens: Handle everything from sporting events to wildlife photography with the built-in image stabilization of the Sony 70-200mm F2. 8 GM OSS camera lens. Set up long-range shots, and capture incredible detail with the F2.

What does GM mean on Sony lenses?

G Master

Sony has created a new lineup of lenses for its full-frame cameras known as G Master (GM). These are the company’s high-end lenses that sit above its ‘G-series’ lenses and, as you might imagine, command a premium price. The first three GM lenses include FE 24-70mm F2.

Where are Sony GM lenses made?


The making of the lenses and components themselves are done in Japan to tight specs. The lenses are then assembled, tested, and boxed in Thailand. In my opinion, I would feel much more comfortable if the complete manufacturing, assembly, and testing were done in Japan by Sony employee’s.