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How Good Is the New Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Lens?

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The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens was one of the most highly anticipated lenses in recent years, and Sigma recently released a new version for Sony E and Leica L mirrorless mounts that offers a smaller size and performance improvements while maintaining an affordable price. This excellent video review takes a look at the new version and what you can expect from it.

Coming to you from DP Review, this great video review takes a look at the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens. The new 85mm f/1.4 Art comes with a variety of improvements and worthwhile specs, including:

  • Five Special Low Dispersion elements for reduced chromatic aberrations and improved clarity
  • One aspherical element and four high refractive index glass elements to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations and increase sharpness
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating for reduced flares and ghosting and increased contrast
  • Stepping motor for quick and quiet autofocus and improved AF algorithm
  • De-clickable aperture ring for video usage with locking switch to prevent accidental switching
  • Customizable autofocus-lock button
  • Rounded 11-blade diaphragm for especially smooth bokeh
  • Weather-resistant design with brass bayonet

Altogether, the new 85mm f/1.4 Art looks to be a great option for lots of photographers. Check out the video above for the full rundown.

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