A Review of the New Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary Lens

Sigma's newest lens, the 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary, is here, and it offers photographers and filmmakers the versatility of a wide angle coupled with a wide maximum aperture, all at an affordable price, making it a great option for a variety of genres and applications. This great video review takes a look at the new lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice. 

Coming to you from Christopher Frost, this excellent video review takes a look at the new Sigma 16-28mm f/2.8 DG DN Contemporary lens. Despite its affordable $899 price tag, the 16-28mm f/2.8 still comes with a variety of useful features, including: 

  • Specialized aspherical and low dispersion glass elements for reduced chromatic aberrations and increased clarity 
  • Two large-diameter aspherical elements for reduced distortion and increased sharpness
  • Super Multi-Layer and Nano Porous coatings for reduced flares and ghosting and deeper contrast
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm for smoother bokeh
  • Stepping AF motor for quick and quiet autofocus suitable for both photos and video
  • Weather-resistant construction

Altogether, the 16-28mm f/2.8 looks like an affordable and portable option that offers quality performance. Check out the video above for Frost'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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