First Look

SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary

First Look: SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary

- SIGMA Imaging Nordic

Let us introduce to you, the all new SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary! SIGMA's first APS-C size mirrorless zoom lens.

This exceptionally small, light and bright standard zoom for crop-sensor mirrorless cameras it the ultimate workhorse lens with a large F2.8 aperture. A versatile lens, perfect for landscapes, travels, portraits, street photography, architecture and events. It is also great for macro-style close-up photography, thanks to its maximum magnification of 1:2.8*, which allows a minimum focusing distance of just 12.1 cm. 

* The minimum focusing distance and maximum magnification ration are both values at the wide end. 

The SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary with the Sony α6500. Photographer: Andrew Stripp

What makes the SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary stand out?

Let's have a look at what makes the SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary so special! 

Stunning versatility perfect for landscapes, travels, portraits, street photography, architecture and events.
Exceptionally small and light, the lightest and smallest lens in its class.
A large F2.8 aperture zoom lens that never needs to leave your camera.
Superb image quality with smooth and attractive bokeh, without excessive weight.
Minimum focusing distance of only 12.1 cm.
Exceptionally fast and quiet Autofocus, thanks to the stepping motor.
Remarkably light and compact, currently the smallest and  big plus for film-makers
Professional feature-set and an exceptional level of durability
"Made in Japan" craftsmanship

SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary in L-Mount

Photographer: Andrew Stripp | SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary

Photographer: Andrew Stripp | SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary


Who is the 18-50mm F2.8 for?

The 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary is the smallest and lightest lens in its class*, weighing only 290g. It almost fits in your pocket! It supports a variety of shooting situations, from introductory single-lens mirrorless cameras to video shooting and in combination with full-frame cameras (used in crop mode).

*As an AF compatible, F2.8 constant aperture zoom lens for APS-C (as of October 2021, by SIGMA)

Being a very versatile lens, it is perfect for landscapes, street photography, architecture and events. Thanks to its minimum focusing distance of only 12.1cm, it is also great for macro-style close-up photography, and with the smooth and attractive bokeh it is ideal for shooting portraits. The autofocus is both fast and quiet, thanks to the stepping motor, which also makes this lens suitable for shooting videos and fast-moving subjects such as wildlife and children. 

Photographer: Damien Dohmen | SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary

Photographer: Sahim Ahmed

Photographer: Jim Koepnik | SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary

Photographer: Jim Koepnik | SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary

The 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary is the perfect versatile lens for travel, being a large F2.8 aperture zoom lens that never really needs to leave your camera!

Photographer: Andrew Stripp | SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary

Photographer: Andrew Stripp | SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN Contemporary

The SIGMA 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary will be available in E-mount and L-Mount in the end of October 2021.

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