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June 19, 2015 01:00 ET

Sigma Corporation Announces the 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art Lens, the World's First F2 Zoom Lens for Full-Frame DSLRs, More Info: B&H

New 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art Lens Offers Prime Performance With Zoom Versatility Covering Three Popular Focal Lengths

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 19, 2015) - Sigma a leading DSLR lens and camera manufacturer, today announced the Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art lens, the market's first full-frame zoom lens offering a wide-open, constant aperture of F2 throughout the zoom range. Pricing and availability are pending.

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With the development of this latest Global Vision Art lens, Sigma was determined to develop a zoom for 35mm full-frame sensor cameras that enables the same sharpness and resolution as a fixed focal length lens. To do this, the company's engineers built upon the concept of Sigma's ground-breaking 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens, which is designed for APS-C cameras and is the first zoom to offer a fast F1.8 aperture value throughout the zoom range. The Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art lens allows photographers to carry one lens that can do the work of three popular fixed focal length lenses -- the 24mm, 28mm and 35mm -- with F2 brightness and top optical performance comparable to Sigma's 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art and 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art.

Learn more about the Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon

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"Now, rather than switching between three high-performance, fixed focal length lenses, photographers and videographers can simply zoom and know that the results will be of prime caliber," said Mark Amir-Hamzeh, president of Sigma Corporation of America. "There's nothing like this lens on the market today; we're thrilled to arm photographers with yet another unique, innovative and versatile lens that features the incredible image quality that has become the hallmark of our Art line."

The Sigma 24-35mm lens incorporates the latest Sigma technology, including an optimized autofocus (AF) algorithm for smooth, fast, and accurate focusing, as well as manual focus (MF) override functionality. As with many Sigma Global Vision lenses, Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) compound material is used, which has a high affinity to metal parts, consistently performs well at extreme temperatures, and reduces the size and weight of the lens. In addition, its Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting, and provides sharp and high-contrast images, even in backlit conditions. It's ideal for close-up shooting, portraits and deep-focus landscape photography.

Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art lens highlight

  • Large-diameter, aspherical lens elements, which require advanced technologies to produce, one "F" Low Dispersion (FLD) glass, and seven Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass elements with two aspherical lenses. The advanced optics and optimized lens power distribution minimizes spherical aberration, axial chromatic aberration and field curvature, resulting in outstanding optical performance
  • A video-friendly, inner focusing system that eliminates front-lens rotation, enhancing the lens' stability and allowing use of circular polarizing filters
  • A Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) that ensures a silent, high-speed AF function. Smoother AF is achieved when the this AF algorithm is optimized
  • Full-time MF by rotating the focus ring of the lens while auto focusing
  • A nine-blade, rounded diaphragm creates an attractive blur to the out-of-focus areas of the image
  • Specifications: Lens construction containing 18 elements in 13 groups; a weight of 33.2 ounces; a diameter and length of 3.4 inches by 4.8 inches, respectively; a minimum aperture of F16; and angle of view (35mm) of 84.1° to 63.4°; minimum focusing distance of 11 inches; and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:4.4

Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon EF

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1162798-REG/sigma_24_35mm_f_2_dg_hsm.html

Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1162797-REG/sigma_24_35mm_f_2_dg_hsm.html

24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Lens for Sigma

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1162800-REG/sigma_24_35mm_f_2_dg_hsm.html

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