06 Jan Field review: Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN

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The Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN is a fairly compact, weather-sealed medium-wide prime lens for L-mount and Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. It’s designed as a more compact, reasonably priced alternative to ultrafast prime lenses already available in these systems, but that doesn’t mean Sigma has compromised on build or optical quality.

For prime shooters, this could be a solid option as your main ‘walk-around’ lens, so long as you get along with the 35mm focal length. Let’s dig in and see what this lens can do.

The Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN is available now at a suggested price of $639 USD.

Key specifications: Focal length: 35mm (52.5mm on APS-C sensor cameras) Aperture range: F2 – 22 Stabilization: None built-in Filter thread: 55mm Close focus: 0.27 m (10.63″) Maximum magnification: 0.18x Diaphragm blades: nine Hood: LH636-01 (metal, included) Weight: 325 g (11.5 oz) Optical construction: 10 elements in 9 groups The Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN is a great always-with-you prime lens that you can use for a lot of different types of photography.
ISO 250 | 1/80 sec | F11 | Sony a7R IV

I’ve long been a fan of 35mm prime lenses; one was always glued to one of my DSLRs when I shot

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