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Sigma 18-35mm F/1.8 DC HSM Lens for Canon APS-C DSLRs
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Overall score: 86%
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- 18-35mm focal length, 27-52.5mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras
- F1.8 maximum aperture; F16 minimum
- Ring-type ultrasonic-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing, 72mm filter size
- Minimum Focusing Distance 28 cm/ 11.0 in
- Available in Canon EF (EF-S), Sony Alpha (DT), Nikon F (DX) mounts
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|Compatible Lens Hood Part Number||LH780-03|
|Compatible Mountings||Canon EF-S|
|Focus Type||Ring-type ultrasonic|
|Item Dimensions||3.07 x 3.07 x 4.76 inches|
|Item Display Weight||810 grams|
|Item Weight||1.79 pounds|
|Lens Type||Zoom lens|
|Macro Focus Range||0.28 m|
|Maximum Aperture Range||F1.8|
|Maximum Focal Length||35 mm|
|Maximum Format Size||APS-C / DX|
|Minimum Focal Length||18 mm|
|Minimum Focal Range||18 mm|
|Number of Diaphragm Blades||9|
|Number of Elements||17|
|Number of Groups||12|
|Photo Filter Thread Size||72 mm|
|Real Angle Of View||76.5 Degrees|
|Shipping Weight||2.45 pounds|
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|Item Weight||1.79 pounds||0.35 pounds||1.25 pounds||1.42 pounds|
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|Maximum Aperture||1.8||5.6 f||2.8||2.8|
|Max Focal Length||35 mm||50 mm||50 mm||55 mm|
|Min Focal Length||18 mm||50 mm||17 mm||17 mm|
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Review summary from DPReview
The Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is an extraordinary lens, offering prime-level image quality in the fastest zoom ever made for SLRs. Its 28-50mm equivalent range is a little limiting though, and inconsistent autofocus means that it can be difficult to make the most of the excellent optics when shooting at large apertures.
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From the Manufacturer
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM | A Lens
The first and fastest of its kind
Truly a revolutionary product, the Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 DC HSM is the first wide-angle to standard zoom lens to achieve a large aperture of 1.8. Designed specifically for APS-C sized sensors, the Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 translates to 27mm-52.5mm on 35mm camera. Tapping into Sigma’s long history of lens innovations, the 18-35mm 1.8 DC HSM incorporates a wide glass molded aspherical lens with Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass to compensate for aberrations and curvature at the widest angle. Internal focusing and zooming allows for more usability and functionality. The 18-35mm is ideal for landscapes, portraits, still life, snap shots, casual, and close-ups and the Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensures smooth, fast and accurate autofocusing. The use of Thermally Composite Material (TSC) reduces size and weight but increases the lens durability. Its new Global Vision design works with its compatibility with the Sigma USB dock for further customization. A 9 blade rounded diaphragm also creates beautiful background blur. The Sigma 18-35mm 1.8 DC HSM is a new benchmark in photographic history and a must have for every camera bag.
USB Dock Compatibility
Sigma has developed special software (SIGMA Optimization Pro) that can update the lens firmware and adjust parameters such as focus.
Since 1961, and with the recent introduction of Sigma Global Vision, we have worked toward one single, simple goal: To hold ourselves to the highest standard of design & manufacturing of imaging products. Photography is all we do. And it’s all we’ve done. So you can rest assured that it’s something we know extensively and care deeply about. You have a vision. We’ve made it our mission.
- Great for video production. See below for a video made with the 18-35mm!
- Unique. fast constant aperture zoom lens
- Front & rear lens caps and lens hood is included with the lens.
Top Customer Reviews
That's what's one of the very nice things about this lens. You get the same performance on the crop body with it that you get with the 24-70mm on the full-frame. And that's important because my crop body with its 8 frame per second burst capability is the best camera for catching action (as opposed to the significantly smaller burst capability of the 5D Mark III).
So let's start with the first impressions:
1. The price on this lens is great. If it had been Canon or Nikon, I would have expected paying far more than what Sigma is charging for a game-changer lens.
2. The build quality is very nice. Holding the lens in my hands, it feels solid and well-constructed.
3. Although the lens is not a macro, I was impressed by how close it could focus...I actually was able to get good, sharp images of my parrot's face when I focused in below the ten inches that the specifications say it can do.
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I own a Canon 24-105, 70-200, a Zeiss 50mm Makro, Sigma 30mm, previously owned a Canon 24-70, Tamron 24-70, and Tokina 11-17.
This lens is amazing, built rock solid. Sharp as a prime, and wide enough that it doesn't look super distorted like my Tokina did when filming indoors.
The zoom and focus ring are buttery smooth, just like my Zeiss prime.
It works fantastic on my 550D as well.
If you shoot video - this lens is honestly a must have. I do like my Zeiss more, as it is an amazing lens, but I use this one 10x as much due to the focal length.
I wish it had IS - but hey, can't have everything.
Advantages of the 18-35mm:
Both are sharp lenses but the 18-35mm may have the edge. While the 17-55mm has IS, I prefer the wider aperture since it is also helpful for moving subjects and can provide shallower depth of field. The build quality of the 18-35mm is awesome and I love that the zoom is all internal. I worry sometimes when carrying my 17-55mm from a strap and it is swinging around with the zoom extended.
Advantages of the 17-55mm:
The 18-35mm auto focus is fast and quiet but seems to take a fraction of a second longer to lock than my 17-55mm, especially in low light conditions. Focus is accurate though. I have been using the Sigma 30mm f1.4 and compared to that lens, the 18-35mm lens seems to have more consistent results. Obviously the range on the 17-55mm is better and when comparing the two I miss the longer end for close-ups of people since even 35mm can look weird if you get too close.
Overall this is a great lens, and for the price it is fantastic. Like most any lens, it still has a few trade offs though, so after all that, I can't say which lens I would prefer if I had to pick. I can say however that my 30mm f1.4 will be gone soon. This lens stands up well to the prime lenses in the 28-35mm range and for 24mm and below there is no competition.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My copy had the usual autofocus issues.
I paired it with the Canon t3i, 70d and 80d all had the same issue when focusing through the viewfinder, it works well in... Read more
Best lens i have owned. Solid, heavy, built like a tank. Superb for lower light architecture, museum, or video shooting.Published 13 days ago by anthneff
Very good lens, the 1.8 aperture is awesome. Very sharp also.Published 23 days ago by Davi Lozzer Barcelos
Man, I cannot praise this lense enough. It is just such a great zoom range for most things, and especially for video production. This thing is amazing on a steadicam/glidecam. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Lester
OMG, so sharp, I absolutely love the colors and resolution of this lens. It's APSC only (unless you're out at 35mm) regardless, if there is one lens for everyday shooting on any... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Stephen Fitzgerald
There's NO WAY there's a better video lens for the a6300 (if it is appropriate to use, meaning for being close up, or for wanting to be wide). Read morePublished 29 days ago by Dix Photography
The constant aperture and the lens' clarity are phenomenal. The only two drawbacks are the focal length and lack of image stabilization, but the lack of these features is well... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Absolutely stunning lens, I have it on a speedbooster and custom cine gears. This is always my go to lens.Published 1 month ago by Carson