Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN

January 29, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses | 1 Comment |
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The Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN is a new mid-range telephoto lens for Micro Four Thirds and NEX system cameras. Offering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 90mm/120mm (NEX/MFT), the Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN boasts a rounded aperture diaphragm and a minimum focus distance of 50cm. The lens benefits from a linear AF motor which moves the lens unit directly without the need for gears or other extra mechanical parts. This system ensures accurate and quiet focusing, the company says. The Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN lens takes small 46mm filters and comes supplied with an LH520-03 lens hood (see picture).

Sigma Corporation of Japan Press Release

SIGMA 60mm F2.8 DN

Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new Sigma 60mm F2.8 DN, high-performance mid-range telephoto lens for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

With their compact bodies and a diverse range of design, mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras have been evolving in their own unique way. To achieve a lens system corresponding to the cameras of the new era – shaped by such thoughts, the high- performance mid-range telephoto lens for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras offers Sigma’s original innovation in a form that is more polished and refined than ever before. In order to maximize performance of mirrorless cameras, advanced optical technology is explored to achieve expressive performance worthy of Sigma’s Art line.

Featuring the natural perspective of mid-range telephoto lenses, together with a shallow depth of field, this lens allows the photographer to capture a single part of a subject. It brilliantly realizes the photographer’s intentions.

Corresponding AF Mounts: Micro Four Thirds, Sony E-Mount
Accessories: Case, Lens hood (LH520-03) supplied.



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#1 Dan

Intresting i expected a 50mm based on the DP3, I wonder if its a new design. I hope its cheap otherwise it'll have a hard time competing against the Olympus 60mm

9:48 pm - Tuesday, January 29, 2013