Sigma DC 30 mm F/1.4 D HSM EX Lens For Nikon

This large aperture 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM lens is designed to match the APS-C size image sensors of digital SLR cameras. Two SLD glass elements are especially effective in the compensation of magnification chromatic aberration.Glass mold aspherical lens at rear group of lens reduces color aberration and provides high-quality image results. From 40cm (15.7") minimum focusing distance to infinity, this lens creates very sharp images with high contrast.The HSM models provide quiet high-speed auto-focus shooting, as well as full-time manual focus. Large Maximum Aperture of F1.4 can perform superbly in a great range of applications, including snapshots, portraiture, indoor shooting and landscape photography.

Product Review Summary

Based on 8 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


excellent performance

bykatzer1 Oct 18, 2009
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Image quality, price
Cons only for crop sensor.
Recommended it? Yes

This lens is sharp at the center wide open.
Becomes very sharp as you stop it down at the corners.
at f8, the corners are pixel-peeping sharp.
Focus speed is ok.
Focus calibration might be an issue between copies, Sigma's Service center in NY will fix it or you can just return... Read full review »


Poor image quality

bygarrepa2 Mar 19, 2007
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros fast
Cons very poor image quality - soft
Recommended it? No

I was really disappointed with this lens. Took a few photos and things didn't look very sharp, so I did some testing, and I was surprised my the VERY soft images. Even my zoom lens were very much sharper.

I returned the lens and got a medium telephoto Canon 50mm f1.4 (on my Canon XT) and... Read full review »


A True Fixed-Focal Length Lens for a D-SLR Camera

bypaulphoto Dec 29, 2006
60 Helpfuls 61 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Impressive wide aperture, sharp image and high contrast, true digital SLR lens, excellent...
Cons none
Recommended it? Yes

Fixed focal-length lenses are a rare find in the digital arena. Most abundant are the zoom lenses; and, usually none that offer a larger aperture for low-light shooting as well as providing a nice out-of-focus background to allow the primary subject to stand out. Sigma probably thought of... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Diameter 3 inch
Weight 15.17 oz


Compatible Brand Nikon
Camera Technology Digital
Camera Type Digital SLR

Lens System

Focus Type Auto & Manual
Maximum Aperture F/1.4
Type Standard
Min Aperture 16

Product Identifiers

UPC 0000851263005

Other Features

Brand Sigma

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