Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II Artwork assessment: the Mark II version comes with a raft of upgrades and enhancements

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN II Artwork assessment: the Mark II version comes with a raft of upgrades and enhancements


I’ve fairly a historical past with Sigma 24-70mm ‘trinity’ zooms. I owned the Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM for Canon and Nikon DSLRs and it was my go-to lens for a number of years, earlier than I went mirrorless. And talking of mirrorless, I’m additionally a fan of the following Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 AF DG DN Artwork for Sony E and Leica L mount cameras. The brand new Mark II version that I’m reviewing right here actually pushes the boat out, with a raft of upgrades and enhancements, whereas nonetheless solely costing about half as a lot as ‘own-brand’ lenses just like the Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 G Grasp II and Panasonic LUMIX S PRO 24-70mm F2.8, and little greater than a 3rd of the worth of the Leica 24-70mm Vario-Elmarit-SL F2.8 ASPH. As such, the Sigma goals to be one in all one of the best customary zoom lenses available on the market, in addition to one in all one of the best lenses for Sony and greatest lenses for L-mount cameras.

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Mount choices Sony E, L-mount
Lens development 19 components in 15 teams
Angle of view 84.1-34.3 levels
Diaphragm blades 11
Minimal aperture f/22
Minimal focus distance 0.17m (W) 0.34m (T)
Most magnification 0.37x (W) 0.25x (T)
Filter dimension 82mm
Dimensions 88x122mm
Weight 735g (E) 745g (L)

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