A Review of the Impressive New Sigma 15mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens

The new Sigma 15mm f/1.4 DG DN Art offers users a unique optical instrument with the promise of top-level image quality. What kind of performance can you expect from the lens in real-world usage? This fantastic video review takes a look. 

Coming to you from Dustin Abbott, this great video review takes a look at the new Sigma 15mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens, designed for Leica L and Sony E mount cameras. As part of the company's Art series, the 15mm f/1.4 comes with a nice range of features, including:

  • Expansive 180° angle of view
  • Ultra-fast f/1.4 maximum aperture ideal for low-light conditions
  • Designed for astrophotography, architecture, and landscape photography
  • Minimum focusing distance of 15.2" 
  • High-speed autofocus
  • 21 lens elements in 15 groups for optimal light reproduction
  • Includes four FLD elements, three SLD elements, and two aspherical elements for sharpness across the frame
  • Two rear sheet filter slots for long exposure photography
  • Arca-Swiss compatible tripod collar included for stability
  • High backlight resistance for clarity in various lighting conditions
  • Dust- and splash-proof body with water- and oil-repellent coating for durability
  • HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) focusing motor for fast and silent autofocus
  • Minimized focus breathing for video recording
  • Improved focus following for capturing subjects in motion
  • Specially designed front lens cap with locking mechanism
  • Tripod socket to distribute weight evenly
  • Custom buttons and switches: manual focus lock switch, lens heater retainer, rear filter holders
  • Diaphragm Blades: 11, Rounded
  • Dimensions (ø x L): 4.1 x 6.2" / 104 x 157.9 mm
  • Weight: 48 oz / 1.4 kg

Check out the video above for Abbott's full thoughts on the lens. 

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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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