Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Compared to the Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED AF-S NIKKOR Lens

SpecificationsSigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art LensNikon 105mm f/1.4E ED AF-S NIKKOR Lens
  Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED AF-S NIKKOR Lens
Year Introduced20182016
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups17/1214/9
Angle of View: Diagonal23.3°23° 10'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.4-16 f/1.4-16
Number of Aperture Blades 9 9
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 57.9 oz  (1640g) 34.8 oz  (985g)
Actual Weight 53.7 oz  (1520g) 34.6 oz  (980g)
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) 36.5 oz  (1035g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 4.56 x 5.18”  (115.9 x 131.5mm) 3.72 x 4.17”  (94.5 x 106mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 4.57 x 5.52”  (116 x 140.2mm) 3.75 x 4.52”  (95.3 x 114.9mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 5.1”  (128.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.52”  (140.2mm) 4.52”  (114.9mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 5.61 x 2.44”  (142.4 x 62.1mm) 4.39 x 2.41”  (111.4 x 61.1mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7.19 - 7.19”  (182.6 - 182.6mm) 6.76 - 6.76”  (171.6 - 171.6mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 2.04”  (51.9mm) 1.27”  (32.2mm)
Filter Size 105mm  UV ► CP ► 82mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type HSM SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 154° 128°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 39.37”  (1000mm) 39.37”  (1000mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 37.17”  (944mm) 36.18”  (919mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.12x 0.13x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y /
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / LH1113-01 Buy ► Y / HB-79 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / Padded Nylon Y / CL1218 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 105mm = 11.61' 105mm = 12.0'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 105mm = 3540mm 105mm = 3657mm
 
Review Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Nikon 105mm f/1.4E ED AF-S NIKKOR Lens
 
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