The SIGMA 90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary – part of the I series range of premium compact prime lenses – offers superb optical performance, a bright F2.8 aperture, an all-metal build and a manual aperture ring. Designed especially for mirrorless systems it feels well-balanced on modern full-frame bodies, and boasts exceptional resolving power that can keep up with the latest ultra-high-resolution cameras.
With its versatile mid-telephoto focal length, this lens still remains remarkably compact and light so is ideal for day-to-day use. It is fully-optimized for mirrorless systems with ultra-fast and accurate AF performance, and it boasts outstanding optical capabilities. The rich, smooth bokeh makes for attractive backgrounds, which is perfect for portraits, and the minimum focusing distance of 50cm allows photographers to get closer to their subject.
This high-quality, everyday lens is able to bring scenes to life with its beautiful rendering and ultra-sharp optics, all in a portable, robust and tactile lens body.
I series｜Premium Compact Primes for mirrorless users
The SIGMA I series features full-frame-compatible lenses that offer mirrorless users a new and better alternative, both in the experience of shooting with the lens and in the impressive results it is able to achieve.
One of the key advantages of mirrorless cameras is their smaller form-factor, and this 90mm optic is designed to be perfectly matched to these more compact systems without sacrificing performance. This combination of superb optical quality with exceptional portability, not previously possible with DSLR systems, will bring new opportunities to this and future generations of photographers.
New standards of optical performance for the Contemporary line
The SIGMA 90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary boasts exceptional optical performance with a ultra-high resolving power to match the latest high-resolution mirrorless cameras.
The lens is built using the very latest optical technology, and includes five SLD glass elements. This helps to reduce axial chromatic aberration that cannot be corrected in-camera, allowing the lens to achieve high resolution and clear image quality with no color bleeding. A high-precision glass molded aspherical lens provides both high resolution and beautiful bokeh. Photographers can enjoy shooting with soft, large bokeh without coloration, and this is something that only a full-frame lens is able to deliver.
The lens also utilizes the camera's optical correction functionality, an advantage of mirrorless systems. SIGMA's optical designers were therefore able to concentrate on correcting aberrations that can only be corrected by the optical design, thereby improving rendering performance and reducing the size and weight of the lens.
With a minimum focusing distance of 50cm and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:5, close-up macro-style photography is possible. The lens highlights the subject, allowing photographers to focus in on fine details or create more abstract compositions.
The AF drive system incorporates a quiet, high-speed stepping motor, making it suitable for still images as well as video recording.
Exceptional I series build quality with a compact form-factor
All I series lenses have an all-metal construction. The precision-cut aluminum parts not only give the barrel a sleek, stylish finish, but provide superb durability that improves the quality of the entire product. Metal materials are also used in internal structures that slide with the operation ring for added robustness. These high-precision components crafted with SIGMA's cutting-edge metalworking technology are also used in SIGMA's cine lens line-up for professional cinematographers and provide a tactile, ergonomic feel that make the lens a pleasure to use.
The 90mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary also shares the same 64mm maximum diameter and 55mm filter size as the 24mm F3.5 DG DN | Contemporary and 45mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary lenses, making them a natural trio, especially for filmmakers who use filters more regularly.
- Lens construction: 11 elements in 10 groups, with 5 SLD and 1 aspherical lens elements
- Inner focus system
- Compatible with high-speed autofocus
- Stepping motor
- Compatible with lens aberration correction (Supported cameras only. Available corrections may vary depending on the camera model.)
- Supports DMF and AF+MF
- Super Multi-Layer Coating
- Aperture ring
- Focus mode switch
- Round-type lens hood (LH576-02)
- Magnetic metal lens cap (LCF55-01M)
- Mount with dust and splash resistant structure
- Compatible with SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 (sold separately / for L-Mount only)
- Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
- Every single lens undergoes SIGMA's proprietary MTF measuring system
- 9-blade rounded diaphragm
- High-precision, durable brass bayonet mount
- "Made in Japan" craftsmanship
- Tech Specs
Lens Construction 10 groups, 11 elements (5 SLD, 1 aspherical lens) Angle of View 27.0° Number of Diaphragm Blades 9 (rounded diaphragm) Minimum Aperture F22 Minimum Focusing Distance 19.7 in. / 50cm Maximum Magnification 1:5 Filter Size (mm) ⌀55mm Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 2.52 x 2.35 in. / 64 x 59.7mm Weight 10.4 oz. / 295g Available Mounts L-Mount
Supplied Accessories FRONT CAP LCF III 55mm, LENS HOOD LH576-02, REAR CAP LCR II All figures calculated by L-Mount.
Appearance, specifications, and other aspects of the product are subject to change for improvement without notice.
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