Lens Guides

Hands-on reviews, technical information, and advice on SIGMA Art, Sports and Contemporary lenses for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.

First Look: SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II Art Lens for Sony E-Mount

The 24-70mm lens is an essential lens for almost every professional photographer, and SIGMA Ambassador Martina Abreu is no different. From portrait sessions to nature hikes, events to sunsets, a 24-70 can handle pretty much everything. The SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II | Art – an upgraded lens for full-frame mirrorless – brings this capability to a smaller, sharper, faster-focusing package.

First Look: SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II Art Lens for L-Mount

From the street to the studio, weddings to travel, there’s nothing like a 24-70mm lens to capture it all. The full-frame SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II | Art features upgraded optical quality, autofocus speed and compact construction, making it the ideal lens for virtually any job. SIGMA Ambassador Jim Koepnick puts this lens to work on L-Mount mirrorless cameras, including Leica and the SIGMA fp L, and provides his first impressions of this amazingly versatile zoom.

Putting My SIGMA Lenses to the Ultimate Test in Antarctica

SIGMA has always made build quality a top priority, and that effort pays off with products that can withstand long-term use even in tough conditions. SIGMA Ambassador Liam Doran put that reputation to the ultimate test on a photography assignment in Antarctica, where Liam and his gear faced sub-freezing temperatures and heavy snowstorms.

SIGMA Introduces Lenses for Canon RF Mount: What You Need to Know

It’s been a long wait, but SIGMA lenses are now coming to Canon RF Mount cameras! The first six lenses have been revealed, starting with the SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary, launching in July 2024.

Studio Essentials for Creative Portraits: SIGMA 85mm, 50mm & 35mm DG DN Art Prime Lenses

Photographer Brandi Nicole is always trying something new, pushing her creative limits to make unique and beautiful portraits. But while her art is ever-changing, her gear of choice is steadfast – SIGMA Art prime lenses. In particular, Brandi relies on the 85mm, 50mm and 35mm F1.4 DG DN | Art lenses to make her vision into reality.

Getting Cinematic with Lightweight, Compact SIGMA Contemporary Prime Lenses

Filmmakers and photographers alike naturally gravitate toward the biggest, most impressive-looking lenses, but often, it’s the compact, seemingly “everyday” gear that gets the job done. As filmmaker Graham Sheldon finds out, SIGMA Contemporary lenses are gaining popularity on the set for their convenient size, excellent quality, and compatibility with gimbals and camera systems like the DJI Ronin 4D.

First Look: SIGMA 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art Lens for Sony E-Mount

Sharpness, bokeh, close focusing, speed… the SIGMA 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art is all this and more. SIGMA Ambassador and pro portrait photographer Heather Larkin tests out this lens on a full-frame Sony camera, and shows why this lens is a dream come true for working professionals and enthusiast photographers alike.

First Look: SIGMA 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art Lens for L-Mount

When it comes to fast primes, few lenses are as iconic as the 50mm F1.2. Now, SIGMA has created this lens for full-frame mirrorless, and for Leica, Panasonic and SIGMA fp users, it’s the perfect prime for almost any situation. Outstanding low-light performance, incredible bokeh, lightning-quick autofocus… it’s everything a 50mm F1.2 should be. SIGMA Ambassador Meg Loeks tests it out for the first time paired with the 61-megapixel SIGMA fp L camera.

Adapting SIGMA Lenses to Nikon Z Cameras at Grand Teton National Park

Got a Nikon Z camera? SIGMA offers some direct mount options, but adapting lenses is both a practical and affordable option for mounting your favorite SIGMA lenses on your Nikon mirrorless camera body. Landscape and wildlife photographer Kristen Ryan brings her SIGMA lenses to Grand Teton National Park, with two different adapters in her kit.

Disc Dog Challenge with the SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS Sports Lens

Few things are quicker than a frisky dog, and canines that specialize in “disc dog” are even trickier to photograph. Thankfully, with the SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sports lens, pro photographer Anabel DFlux has no trouble focusing on the high-flying action, capturing one-of-a-kind moments, and creating beautifully sharp images that wow her clients.