Sigma Announces the 50mm f/1.2 DG DN | Art Lens

Sigma Announces the 50mm f/1.2 DG DN | Art Lens

Sigma promises the potential for truly extraordinary imagery with the new 50mm f/1.2 DG DN | Art lens, the latest addition that pairs unmatched brightness with precision craftsmanship. Here's a look at the remarkable new lens. 

Introducing the new Sigma 50mm f/1.2 DG DN | Art lens, a stellar combination of speed, sharpness, and soft bokeh. With a reputation for high-quality imaging, Sigma now brings an option meant to satisfy even the most demanding of photographers at a price that won't break the bank.

Specifications and Features

  • f/1.2 maximum aperture for substantial bokeh effect and low-light shooting
  • Designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras and available in L mount and Sony E mount
  • Compact build for its class, promoting portability
  • Optically engineered to suppress various aberrations for clean, sharp images
  • 13-blade rounded diaphragm for extremely smooth and rounded bokeh
  • Innovative Dual HLA-driven floating focus system for consistent performance across all distances
  • Optimized to minimize focus breathing, enhancing video capture suitability
  • Dust and splash-resistant construction with a water and oil-repellent front coating
  • Durable brass bayonet mount, click/de-click aperture ring, AFL button, and AF/MF switch
  • Dimensions: 81.0 x 108. 8mm / 3.2 x 4.3 in.
  • Weight: 745g / 26.3 oz.
  • Accessories included: Case, Lens Hood LH782-03, Front Cap LCF-72mm III, Rear Cap LCR II

Sample Images


With an anticipated release date of April 18, 2024, this lens emerges as a powerhouse in the company's Art line. The 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art will be accessible to photographers and videographers at a retail price of $1,399 and is available for preorder here

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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It's great to see more high-quality third-party lenses coming onto the market!

I love how Sigma and Sony are going towards small and light high performance lenses.