Smartphones just can’t handle darkness. With a large 1.4 aperture and remarkable light-gathering ability, this prime lens is a pro-level performer for shooting many different types of photography, particularly in low light. Quiet, smooth and accurate autofocus pairs with special optical glass for unsurpassed performance when capturing the perfect nighttime scene.
Placed in Sigma’s Global Vision Art lens category for creative expression, this large-aperture prime lens is a superb go-to lens for artistic photography on an APS-C-format digital SLR camera. Offering an angle of view extremely close to that of human vision, it is also ideal for many different types of photography.
Equipped with the latest in lens technology, the 30mm lens boasts a hyper-sonic motor (HSM) to ensure quiet, accurate and high-speed autofocus, as well as super multilayer coatings to reduce flare and ghosting for tack-sharp images.
A rear focus system makes high-level image quality possible throughout the entire image, and a nine-blade rounded diaphragm creates beautiful bokeh—that pleasing background blur behind a sharply focused subject.
The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM/A lens retails for $499. sigmaphoto.com