Sigma - 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM A Digital Prime Lens for Select Nikon DSLR Cameras - Black

Designed for use with your compatible Nikon DSLR camera, this Sigma 301306 30mm f/1.4 DC A digital lens features an HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) for ultrafast autofocus with minimal noise. USB docking capability allows simple upgrades (dock not included).

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What's Included


  • Front lens cap and rear lens cap
  • Lens hood, carrying case
  • Owner's manual
  • Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM A Digital Prime Lens for Select Nikon DSLR Cameras

Features


Compatible with select Nikon DSLR cameras with an APS-C-size sensor

Including D1, D1H, D1X, D2H, D2Hs, D2X, D2Xs, D3, D3S, D3X, D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70s, D80, D90, D100, D200, D300, D700, D3000, D3100, D5000, D5100 and D7000 models.

HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor)

Enables fast, accurate autofocus with minimal noise. The rear focus system limits focus-dependent variation in aberration to ensure high-quality results.

TSC (Thermally Stable Composite) materials

Help prevent contraction and expansion of the internal lens barrel for optimal stability.

Super multilayer coating

Minimizes flare and ghosting for stunning clarity.

SIGMA Optimization Pro software

Enables USB docking for easy firmware updates and parameter adjustments (dock required, not included).

30mm focal length (35mm equivalent 45mm)

Accommodates a wide range of needs, including art, travel, portrait, specialty and wedding and event photography.

50.7° angle of view

Duplicates the range of human vision for flexibility.

1:6.8 maximum magnification

Helps you capture vivid details.

f/16 minimum aperture and f/1.4 maximum aperture

For optimal light gathering, resulting in clear images, even in low light.

9 elements in 8 groups with 9 rounded diaphragm blades

Create striking bokeh for arresting shots.


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Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews

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  • PCMagRating, 2.5 out of 5Jim Fisher on August 1, 2012
    Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM
    The Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM is a fast normal angle lens for APS-C cameras, but suffers from a lack of sharpness and a good amount of barrel distortion.Full Review
  • Practical Photography (UK)Rating, 5 out of 5July 22, 2012
    Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM
    The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM is a superb third-party lens for portraits, and a Digital Photo Gold Award Winner.Full Review
  • LensTip.com (UK)Szymon Starczewski on August 18, 2009
    Sigma 30 mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM
    In February 2005, Sigma announced the introduction of a 1.4/30 EX DC HSM lens, which was supposed to be an appliance specially dedicated to DSLRs of APS-C/DX sensors and giving the angle of view the same as classical 50s in analogue SLRs.Full Review
  • Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Lens
    A fast aperture lens always garners attention and the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Lens is no exception. Photographers wasted little time in making this lens one of their favorites. Adding a relatively low price point, fast HSM autofocusing, smallFull Review
  • photoreview.com.auRating, 4.3 out of 5September 1, 2007
    Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM Lens
    A very fast prime lens that covers a 'normal' angle of view and is designed for 'APS-C' format DSLR cameras.Designed exclusively for DSLR cameras with 'APS-C' sized image sensors, Sigma's 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM lens is solidly constructed andFull Review
  • digital photography blogDarren on February 27, 2006
    Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM Lens
    30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM for Four Thirds Mount This is the standard prime lens specifically designed for the digital cameras with large aperture F1.4. SLD (Special Low Dispersion) and ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements are used to obtainFull Review


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