Sigma's Contemporary line of lenses offers a nice balance of portability, affordability, and image quality, with one of the most intriguing options being the 50mm f/2 DG DN, which offers a popular focal length in tandem with a fairly wide maximum aperture. Can it back that up with good performance and image quality? This excellent video review takes a look at what you can expect.
Coming to you from Alex Barrera, this great video review takes a look at the Sigma 50mm f/2 DG DN Contemporary lens. A member of the company's Contemporary line, the 50mm f/2 is quite compact and portable, though it still comes with a nice range of features that include:
- 11 elements in 9 groups
- 1 SLD and 3 aspherical lens elements for reduced distortion and improved sharpness
- Stepping motor for fast and quiet autofocus with inner focus system along with DMF and AF plus MF support
- AF assist support on E mount
- Linear and non-linear focus support on L mount
- Focus mode switch
- Super Multi-Layer Coating for fewer flares and reduced ghosting
- Aperture ring
- Dust- and splash-resistant construction
- Nine-blade rounded diaphragm for smoother bokeh
- Compatible with Sigma lens dock
- Magnetic metal lens cap
- Weight: 12.2 oz (345 g)
Check out the video above for Barrera's full thoughts on the lens.