Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art Review

August 26, 2015 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art.

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

The Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a new wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a more affordable but still very capable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM

The Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a new wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM is a more affordable but still very capable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM

The Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a new moderate wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the plastic-bodied EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is a more affordable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Fujifilm XF 16mm F1.4 R WR

The Fujifilm XF 16mm f1.4 R WR is an ultra-fast wide-angle prime lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a focal range of 24mm in 35mm terms, is the weather-proof Fujifilm XF 16mm f1.4 R another great addition to the expanding XF lens range? Read our in-depth Fujifilm XF 16mm f1.4 R review to find out...

Fujifilm XF 18mm F2 R

The Fujifilm XF 18mm f2.8 R is a fast wide-angle prime lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a focal range of 27mm in 35mm terms, is the tiny Fujifilm XF 18mm f2.8 R pancake lens worth considering? Read our Fujifilm XF 18mm f2.8 R review to find out...

Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R

The Fujifilm XF 23mm f1.4 R is an ultra-fast, moderately wide-angle prime lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a classic focal range of 35mm in 35mm terms, is the Fujifilm XF 23mm f1.4 R a worthy addition to the XF lens range? Read our Fujifilm XF 23mm f1.4 R review to find out...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED is a new professional ultra-wide-angle lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 36mm, the Nikon 24mm f/1.4 is aimed at professional photojournalists and landscape photographers. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED Review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G is a new wide-angle prime lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 42mm, the AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G is a more affordable alternative to Nikon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G

The AF-S 35mm f/1.4G from Nikon is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame FX format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on a DX body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 10 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a Rear Focus (RF) system incorporating a Silent Wave Motor which provides smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for $1,799.95 / £1,485.99, read our expert Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G review to find out if it's worth the hefty investment.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G is a new, affordable moderate wide-angle prime lens for Nikon full-frame DSLR cameras. Find out how the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G performs in our in-depth review, complete with full-size sample images.

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 is a fast moderate wide-angle lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. Featuring a maximum aperture of f/1.8 plus depth-of-field and distance indicators, the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.8 features the faster MSC (Movie & Stills Compatible) auto focus mechanism. Read our Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 review to find out if this prime lens deserves a place in your camera bag...

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12mm f/2

The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12mm f/2 is a new wide-angle lens from Olympus for the Micro Four Thirds system. Offering a 24mm focal length, fast and near-silent focusing and a bright maximum aperture of f/2, this all-metal lens makes the perfect wide-angle partner for the E-P3. Read our in-depth Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12mm f/2 review.

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6

The Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 is a tiny wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds compact system cameras. Offering an 18-36mm focal length in 35mm terms and a weight of just 155g, the Olympus 9-18mm lens is much smaller and lighter that other ultra wide-angle lenses. Read our Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 review to find out if it deserves a place in your lens collection.

Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH

The Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH is a new wide-angle lens for the Micro Four Thirds compact camera system. Sporting the exclusive Leica name. the Panasonic 15mm lens is tiny in both size and weight, yet offers a fast maximum aperture of f/1.7 complete with a manual aperture ring. Read our Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH review to find out if it's worth adding to your kit-bag...

Panasonic LUMIX G 14mm F2.5 ASPH

The Panasonic LUMIX G 14mm F2.5 ASPH is a wide-angle lens for the Micro Four Thirds compact camera system. Providing a classic focal length for landscapes and street photography, the Panasonic 14mm is both tiny in size and weight, making it a perfect wide-angle partner for the small and compact Micro Four Thirds. Read our Panasonic LUMIX G 14mm F2.5 ASPH review to find out if it's worth adding to your collection.

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC

The Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC is an ultra-wide-angle prime lens for full-frame and APS-C DSLRs. The Samyang 24mm f/1.4 is a more affordable alternative to the Nikon and Canon equivalents thanks largely to being manual-focus only. Read our in-depth Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC review complete with full-size sample images.

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC

The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC is a moderate wide-angle prime lens for full-frame and APS-C DSLRs. The Samyang 35mm f/1.4 is a much more affordable alternative to the Nikon and Canon equivalents thanks largely to being manual-focus only. Read our in-depth Samyang 35mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC review complete with full-size sample images.

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM

The Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is the first ever zoom lens to offer a fast constant aperture of F1.8 throughout its range. Retailing for £799 / $799, read our in-depth Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DG HSM review to find out if it's the best standard zoom lens for your APS-C DSLR camera...

Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM

The Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM is a fast wide-angle prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. Retailing for £799 / $849, read our expert Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's as good as the 35mm and 50mm Art lenses...

Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM is a moderate wide-angle lens in the full-frame format, or a fast standard prime when mounted on an APS-C body. The 35mm f/1.4 features 13 optical elements in seven groups with one aspherical lens element and a HSM focusing system which provides quiet, smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for £799 / $899, read our expert Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's a worthy alternative to the Canon, Nikon and Sony equivalents.

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM

The Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM is a fast standard prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The 50mm f/1.4 features 13 optical elements in 8 groups and a HSM focusing system which provides quiet, smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for £859 / $949, read our expert Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM review to find out if it's the ultimate "fast fifty" lens...

Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA

The Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA is a premium moderate wide-angle prime lens for Sony's 35mm full-frame E-mount camera system. The FE 35mm offers a fast F1.4 maximum aperture, 9-blade aperture, dust and moisture resistance, and a unique T* surface coating. Is the Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 an essential lens for your A7/A7R/A7S camera? Read our Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA review to find out...

Sony FE 28mm f/2

The Sony FE 28mm f/2 is a brand new wide-angle prime lens for the Sony A7 full-frame compact system camera. Is this small and affordable lens worth considering? Read our Sony FE 28mm f/2 review to find out...

Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD

The Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD is a new ultra-wide-angle lens for full-frame DSLR owners. Can it compete with similar lenses from Canon and Nikon? Read our in-depth Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD review to find out...

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX

The Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX is an affordable wide-angle lens for full-format DSLR users. Incredibly well-built, the Tokina 16-28mm is a good match for cameras like the Canon EOS 5D MK II that we tested it with. Read our Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX Review to find out if it's worth considering instead of the Canon and Nikon alternatives.

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2

The Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 is a brand new wide-angle prime lens designed specifically for Sony full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. Read our Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 review to find out if it's worth the $1299 / £979 / €1149 asking price...

Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T*

The Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* is a premium moderate wide-angle prime lens for Sony's 35mm full-frame E-mount camera system. The manual-focus Loxia 35mm offers a fast f/2 maximum aperture, 10 aperture blades, superlative build quality, and an aperture ring that can be de-clicked for video use. Read our Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* review now...