Sigma 85mm F1.4 DN Image Gallery
August 6th, 2020
The arrival of the Sigma 85mm F1.4 in late 2016 left me very conflicted, which is reflected in my review of that lens. On one hand, there was no question that the lens was very strong optically (one of the best to date), though there were a few quirks that I felt necessary to point out. What mostly left me conflicted was not the optical performance, however; it was the massive size. The lens was a true beast, towering over other 85mm lenses and weighing in closer to a 70-200mm F2.8 zoom than a typical 85mm prime. The Sony FE version of that lens that arrived in 2018 pushed me into negative territory, as the lens in Sony FE form actually got larger and heavier still. I just felt that there were more compelling 85mm options on Sony full frame mirrorless, and now the most compelling alternative has arrived…from Sigma. Sigma clearly shared my sentiments, as they have followed up that lens with a purposely designed from-the-ground-up new lens for Sony and Leica full frame mirrorless. The Sigma 85mm F1.4 DN ART is the lens we’ve been waiting for. Sigma has dramatically shrunk the size of the 85DN (as we’ll call it for brevity), making a richly featured, optically excellent, but nicely compact lens that is about half the size and weight of its predecessor. I’ve reviewed the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DN on my Sony a7RIII and Sony a9 bodies and am sharing photos from both cameras here.
Images of the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DN ART
Images taken with the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DN ART
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