Sigma Publicizes the 24-70mm f/2.eight Artwork for Sony and L-Mount Cameras


Sigma has simply introduced its new full-frame lens: the 24-70mm f/2.8 Art for Sony E-mount and L-mount cameras.

The 24-70mm joins the 14-24mm f/2.8 as one in all Sigma’s “Artwork” zooms for mirrorless cameras and the producer claims that it’s the “final large-aperture normal zoom lens,” providing “best-in-class optical efficiency.”

As you’d anticipate from an Artwork lens, Sigma has packed this with a number of low-dispersion glass and aspherical lenses, elements of the design which subdue aberrations and preserve optical efficiency by way of the zoom vary. The lens is mud and splash-proof and has a zoom-locking mechanism to be able to cease the barrel from extending unnecessarily.

Different good options embody a customizable AFL button alongside the AF/MF swap and the truth that the minimal focusing distance is simply 7 “(18 mm) when the lens is at its widest. For the complete record of specs, click on here.

The 14-24mm f/2.eight has confirmed a well-liked selection with many photographers (it’s at the moment backordered on B&H Photo, so sit tight), in addition to costing barely lower than was initially anticipated. Surprisingly, there’s no phrase on the worth simply but on the 24-70mm, however someplace round $1,399 appears most certainly, making it an interesting different to the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM, which weighs in at a meaty $2,198. For Sony shooters, that is additionally a viable choice rather than the much-lauded Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8, which gives a really barely compromised focal vary however is considerably lighter and notably extra reasonably priced.

Each Sony shooters and L-mount digicam house owners must be delighted with this information. Will you be putting an order? Depart your ideas within the feedback beneath.