Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Micro-Four-Thirds Lens

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

50% OFF new PortraitPro 12, plus EXTRA 5% OFF code EPHZROS414
Category: Interchangeable Lenses

Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Lens For M43s - Sigma announce price for the 19mm f/2.8 EX DN with Micro-Four-Thirds mount. (Updated March 2012)

Print Article Add Comment Add CommentJargon Buster: Off Jargon Buster: Off

19mm f/2.8 EX DN

UPDATE: Sigma have announced that the suggested retail price of the new 19mm F2.8 EX DN is £169.99. This new lens will be available in the UK by the end of March in both the Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-Mount fittings.

Sigma have announced the arrival of the new Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN.

This high-performance wide angle lens is designed exclusively for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras and has the equivalent angle of view as a 38mm (35mm equivalent focal length) on the Micro Four Thirds systems and 28.5mm (35mm equivalent focal length) on the E-mount systems. Three glass mold aspherical lenses provide excellent correction for distortion, color aberration and field curvature. The inner focusing system corrects the fluctuation of aberration to maintain image quality regardless of the focal distance. Sigma’s Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting and provides sharp and high contrast images even at the maximum aperture.

The superior telecentric optical design improves image quality throughout the frame. This lens benefits from a newly developed linear AF motor which moves the lens elements directly without the need for gears or the drive of other mechanical parts. This system ensures accurate and quiet autofocusing, making the lens suitable for video recording as well as still photos. The lens features a rounded 7 blade diaphragm creating an attractive blur to the out of focus areas of the image. This Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN has a minimum focusing distance of 20cm/7.9in and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:7.4.

Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN Specifications

Lens Mounts
  • Panasonic Micro Four Thirds
  • Olympus Micro Four Thirds
Focal Length 19mm
Angle of View 59.3°
Max Aperture f/2.8
Min Aperture f/22
Filter Size 46mm
35mm equivalent 38mm
Internal focusing Yes
Min Focus 20cm
Stabilised No
Blades 7
Elements 8
Groups 6
Box Contents
Box Contents Case, Bayonet type Hood (LH520-02) supplied
Weight 140g
Height 45.7mm

View Full Product Details

Explore More

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Lens Pricing And Availability Announced

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Pricing And Availability

Sigma has announced the pricing and availability of the 50mm...

Voigtlander Lens 25mm f/0.95 Version II

Voigtlander Lens 25mm f/0.95 Version II

Version II of the Voigtlander 25mm f/0.95 lens now comes wit...

Lomography Russar+ 20mm Art Lens Announced

Lomography Russar+ 20mm Art Lens Launched

Lomography Russar+ Art Lens re-creates the Russar MR-2 lens,...

Join ePHOTOzine and remove these ads.


10 Jan 2012 - 11:09 AM

Quite challending to find a reason to choose this lens over the Panny 20mmf1.7?

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.