Review: New Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN ‘Art’ lens

Review: New Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN 'Art' lens
Review: New Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN ‘Art’ lens


Sigma’s new 14mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens is a high-performance wide-angle prime lens designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras. It features a fast f/1.4 aperture, which is ideal for low-light photography and astrophotography, as well as a nine-blade diaphragm that produces smooth bokeh.

The lens also features a special low dispersion glass element that helps to reduce chromatic aberration and color fringing, as well as a high refractive index element that helps to improve image sharpness and contrast.

According to Sigma, its new Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN ‘Art’ lens is the world’s first and only lens that combines an ultra-wide angle of 14mm with a maximum aperture of F1.4.

Key Features

Here are some of the key features of the Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens:

  • Fast f/1.4 aperture for low-light photography and astrophotography
  • Nine-blade diaphragm for smooth bokeh
  • Special low dispersion glass element for reduced chromatic aberration and color fringing
  • High refractive index element for improved image sharpness and contrast
  • Weather-sealed construction for use in harsh environments
  • Compatible with Sigma’s USB dock for firmware updates and lens profile adjustments

From Sigma Official Webpage

Sigma official Webpage:

The stars in the sky are a source of inspiration for viewers. On the other hand, the starry sky is a very demanding subject for a wide-angle lens, with its numerous tiny point light sources spread over the entire image.

The 14mm F1.4 DG DN | Art is the world’s widest F1.4 single focal length lens*, born from our engineers’ passion for capturing the widest, brightest, highest-resolution, and most captivating starry sky possible. Thanks to SIGMA’s latest technology, the lens combines an ultra-wide angle of 14mm with a maximum aperture of F1.4.

In addition, SIGMA’s lens technology has achieved high optical performance with thorough correction of sagittal coma flare, specialized functions to support starry landscape photography, and high-speed AF with HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) linear motor.

The Milky Way stretching across the night sky, twinkling stars emerging over ridgelines―The 14mm F1.4 DG DN | Art can make this a reality as a pictorial image that surpasses the actual photographic experience. Its proven ability in shooting starscapes will provide new possibilities for visual expression and enjoyment in all scenes, including daytime landscapes, architecture, and indoor photography in dark and confined spaces.

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