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Sigma 105mm f/1.4 Art ‘Bokeh Master' Lens Only Costs $1,600

Posted On: May 25, 2018   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 Art ‘Bokeh Master' Lens Only Costs $1,600

If you're a fan of Sigma Art lenses, this some big news today: the much-hyped Sigma 105mm f/1.4 “Bokeh Master” lens will cost just $1,600 when it hits store shelves in late June 2018.
$1,600 may not seem very “cheap,” but the equivalent Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED lens costs $2,200, or $600 more. And Canon doesn't even have an equivalent prime lens of this focal length and aperture.
The Nikon equivalent costs $600 more.
Sigma Art lenses have also been praised for both their build quality and performance, often beating their Canon and Nikon counterparts in image quality .
The Sigma 105mm f/1.4 “incorporates 17 optical elements in 12 groups, including three FLD glass elements, two SLD glass elements and one aspherical lens element,” Sigma says. “This optical setup minimizes axial chromatic aberration to deliver ultra high resolution along with ample peripheral light volume, which minimizes vignetting.
The Sigma 105mm f/1.4 with a lens hood mounted to a Sigma SD Quattro H.
“As a result, the area in focus is extremely...

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