Best SIGMA Portrait lenses and the photographers who use them

Best SIGMA Portrait lenses and the photographers who use them

Learn more about the lenses that are best for portrait photography as included in the #SigmaUKSpringpromo and the photographers that have been featured on the Sigma blog:

Incredible resolution ideal for the high-megapixel era. Introducing the new benchmark large-aperture standard lens

SIGMA was the first lens manufacturer to introduce a 50mm F1.4 lens. Now, to create the ultimate go-to lens, we took optical performance and image quality to the limit. The result is a true icon of SIGMA quality. Fulfilling the concept of our Art line at the highest level, the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art is a large-aperture standard lens that delivers top performance. Its outstanding resolution makes it ideal for the high-megapixel era. It delivers exquisitely balanced images with a beautiful bokeh effect, setting a new benchmark for large-aperture standard lenses. It is the ultimate expression of the 50mm F1.4 specification, known to bring out the photographer’s unique personality and approach. Once you own it, you’ll never want to be without it!

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Image captured with the SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens by Tommy Reynolds

Introducing the ultimate lens for portraits and more

Portrait photographers demand the attractive bokeh effect that large-diameter lenses offer, as well as outstanding resolution. Fulfilling the exacting standards of the Art line, the SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art delivers both of these elements at the highest level. The bokeh effect is so precise, you can focus on the pupil of the subject’s eye while blurring the eyelashes. Adding to the effect, the area in focus is extremely high-resolution while the bokeh area is very attractive in appearance. The SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art incorporates 14 lens elements in 12 groups, a remarkable structure that helps the lens deliver ultra-high-resolution. This lens is therefore an excellent match for full-frame DSLRs offering 50-megapixel or higher resolution.

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Image Captured with the SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens by Tommy Reynolds

Introducing the “bokeh master”—featuring incredible resolution and designed for full-frame  sensors, this is the longest focal length of the Art line’s F1.4 lenses

SIGMA offers a total of nine lenses with F1.4 brightness, including six for full-frame cameras and three for APS-C cameras. SIGMA has designed all of these lenses to offer minimal optical aberration and deliver incredible resolution and stunning contrast. Boasting the longest focal length of the F1.4 Art line lenses, the SIGMA 105mm | Art lens combines outstanding resolution with a beautiful bokeh effect. Designed with great care to ensure that both the in-focus and out-of-focus areas of the photograph are equally satisfying to the eye, this lens is truly a “bokeh master.” The SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art has earned its place as the flagship of the F1.4 Art line lenses, prioritizing image quality above all to fulfil the promise of the line, delivering truly amazing optical performance.

Image captured with the SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens by Alexandra Cameron
Captured with the SIGMA sd Quattro H + 105mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens. Click to view.
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