Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Compared to the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens

SpecificationsSigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art LensCanon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens
  Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM Lens
Year Introduced20181996
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups17/1210/8
Angle of View: Diagonal23.3°18°
Angle of View: Horizontal15°
Angle of View: Vertical10°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.4-16 f/2-32
Number of Aperture Blades 9 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 57.9 oz  (1640g) 26.5 oz  (750g)
Actual Weight 53.7 oz  (1520g) 25.6 oz  (725g)
Lens Hood Weight 3.7 oz  (105g) 1.9 oz  (55g)
Tripod Ring Weight 4.4 oz  (125g)
In-Use Weight 61.8 oz  (1750g) 27.5 oz  (780g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 4.56 x 5.18”  (115.9 x 131.5mm) 3.27 x 4.41”  (83 x 112mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 4.57 x 5.52”  (116 x 140.2mm) 3.25 x 4.7”  (82.5 x 119.5mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 5.1”  (128.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.52”  (140.2mm) 4.7”  (119.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 5.61 x 2.44”  (142.4 x 62.1mm) 3.92 x 3.04”  (99.6 x 77.2mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.19 - 7.19”  (182.6 - 182.6mm) 7.53 - 7.53”  (191.4 - 191.4mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 2.04”  (51.9mm) 1.7”  (43.2mm)
Filter Size 105mm  UV ► CP ► 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type HSM Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 154° 120°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N Y /
3' (.9m) - ∞
5.2' (1.6m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 39.37”  (1000mm) 35.43”  (900mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 37.17”  (944mm) 34.06”  (865mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.12x 0.19x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.29-0.09x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.41-0.2x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / LH1113-01 Buy ► Y / ET-78II Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Padded Nylon Y / LP1219 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 105mm = 11.61' 135mm = 15.42'
189mm = 20.82' (w/ 1.4x)
270mm = 30.17' (w/ 2.0x)
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 105mm = 3540mm 135mm = 4700mm
189mm = 6346mm (w/ 1.4x)
270mm = 9197mm (w/ 2.0x)
 
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