Sigma has unveiled its eagerly awaited first Art Series Macros Lens for mirrorless cameras – the 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro lens. Its been optically redesigned from the ground up to deliver – as Sigma states – to deliver “exceptional sharpness and pleasing bokeh”.
The Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro lens is both dust proof and splash proof, features a brass bayonet mount and a 9 blade rounded aperture. The barrel has a focus limiter switch for Macro, Portrait and Full-Range settings, and the option to choose between a “clicked” and “de-clicked” aperture action.
The lens features an autofocus which is run by Sigmas Hypersonic Motor which promises to deliver “smooth, quiet, confident autofocus in both close-up and portrait-distance settings”.
The Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro lens is made up of 17 elements in 12 groups including a “Special Low Dispersion” elements to reduce aberration. The lens can achieve a 1:1 reproduction ration at a working distance of 5.5 inches.
The Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro lens will be available in Sony E-Mount and Sigma/Panasonic/Leica L-Mount for $800. You can preorder it now, and shipping will begin in “late October”.