Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

R 13,550

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Product Highlights

  • Aperture Range: f/1.4-f/16
  • 1 Molded Glass Aspherical Element
  • 3 Special Low Dispersion Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Floating System & Large Diameter Design
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor
  • Rounded Nine-Blade Diaphragm
  • Thermally Stable Composite Material
  • Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

 

LAY-BY

Have you found the perfect item but are unable to afford it? If you cannot afford to pay for the item, do not let that slip from your fingers. You can use DT Sales Layby Payment option and make payment in bits and pieces. The prime advantage is that your chosen item gets booked and you can get it once the payment is made. You can pay as per your convenience. It can be weekly, or on a monthly basis. Your chosen goods will be shipped to your doorsteps. By chance you forget to make the payment, Layby experts will inform you about the payoff.

 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PURCHASE

When placing an order with DT Sales through the Layby Payment option, you are agreeing to the following Terms and Conditions of Purchase:

 

GENERAL LAY-BY INFORMATION

Our minimum Layby period is one (1) month with a maximum Layby period of four (4) months. If for any reason an error occurs allowing your layby term to be beyond the maximum allowable layby period, we reserve the right to adjust your payment amount and notify you by email.

We require a minimum 20% deposit upfront, and we accept payment by Direct Debit, Mastercard, Visa, EFT, Cash and Payfast. 

Regular payments must be made in accordance with your Layby term of weekly, or monthly. If you need to change any of your payment or order details please contact us.

Your Layby will be delivered to your delivery address within 14 days after the final payment date, unless otherwise specified. You can change your delivery address online, over the phone or via email up to the date specified on your order confirmation. If you wish to change your delivery address within 2 days of the final payment date, please contact us. 

Your Layby order can be cancelled at any time up until the final payment date. Please see below for more info on our cancellation policy. 

 

PAYMENTS

Payment Requirements:

-       Minimum of 20% deposit

-       5% admin fee (non-refundable)

-       Delivery fee (this is based on the items size and weight) This will be calculated and added into your Lay-By payments.   

 

Payment start date: Once you have placed your order, payments from your designated account will start on the date you selected.

Missed Payments: If you miss a payment we will email you with an updated payment schedule. If you miss 2 consecutive payments with any payment method we will cancel or suspend your order and email you.

How to change your order: You can change your order any time until the Last Change of order date, displayed on your order confirmation email, without incurring a ‘change of order fee’. If you change your order after this date, and before final payment date a ‘change of order fee’ will be imposed.

Dollar/Rand Exchange Rate: Prices are subject to the ROE. If the exchange rate were to change, the difference will be added onto the last payment.   

 

DT SALES CANCELLATION POLICY FOR LAY-BY

If you are unable to keep up your payments for any reason, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss the options that are available to you.

If your order is cancelled, cancellation charges will apply which enable us to recover our costs.

You may cancel your order at no charge if your first payment have not commenced. 

Once payments have commenced a cancellation fee will be deducted from your deposit as follows:

 

1.   After your first payment has been made, a cancellation fee of 5% will apply. This will be deducted off your deposit before refunded back to the customer.

2.   After final payment and before delivery is made, a cancellation fee will be charged to recover 'reasonable' costs related to that order.  This will depend on the circumstances and they will be explained to you at time of cancellation.

3.   Once delivery is made your layby cannot be cancelled as it is complete.

  

SALE PRICES

Occasionally some items on our website may go on sale for a limited time.  The limited time sale price is for new orders only, not existing orders.

 

PRODUCT AVAILABILITY

In the event that a product you have ordered becomes out of stock or discontinued by the supplier, DT Sales will offer a similar product to the same value and comparable specifications. If the alternative is not suitable, we will offer you a full refund minus the 5% admin fee. 

 

DELIVERY

You will receive a confirmation email with delivery details once your order has been dispatched. Your order will arrive within 14 days after your final payment clears in our bank account (3 days for Direct Debit, 1 day for credit card after final payment), unless otherwise specified.

DT Sales deliveries are made via our couriers SWE or, customers can collect their items from our offices.

While every effort is made to deliver as advised, DT Sales cannot accept any liability for delay due to the customer’s failure to complete customer obligations or any other reason beyond the control of DT Sales (and/or its staff). DT Sales cannot accept any liability resulting from a contracted party’s failure to deliver as advised.   

Change of address: You can change your delivery address online prior to 2 days from final payment date.

Returns: We are unable to accept returns such as if you have changed your mind or have made an incorrect choice about the product and no longer wish to keep it.  If an item is returned to us due to an incorrect address entered at checkout or if nobody is home to accept the delivery and we are unable to contact you via email or phone, you may be charged a redelivery fee.

Overview

The Canon EF / Nikon F mount Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Lens is a fast standard-length prime designed to achieve high optical performance through the incorporation of both three Special Low Dispersion glass elements and one molded glass aspherical element. These elements, coupled with an advanced optical design, work to minimize sagittal coma flare and chromatic aberrations in order to provide high image sharpness and clarity. The lens' large diameter and floating system also help to correct for vignetting to ensure maintained peripheral brightness. A Super Multi Coating has been applied to lens elements, too, to reduce flare and ghosting for higher contrast and color fidelity.

A Hyper Sonic AF Motor, along with an optimized AF algorithm, produces quiet, smooth, and fast autofocus performance that benefits this lens' use in a wide variety of situations. This AF motor also permits full-time manual focusing control for refined precision by simply turning the focus ring at any time.

 

Sigma Global Vision - Art
As part of the Art line within Sigma's Global Vision series, this lens' is designed to achieve truly notable optical performance and is ideally suited for creative and artistic applications.
Molded Glass Aspherical Element
This lens has been designed using an advanced optical structure to achieve both high resolution and sharpness along with an aesthetic out-of-focus quality for greater subject separation. A molded glass aspherical element corrects for sagittal coma flare and enables full use of the fast f/1.4 maximum aperture with maintained sharpness and clarity. This design also works to minimize vignetting, color blur, and other distortions help to produce natural and pleasing bokeh for selective focus and shallow depth of field techniques. By reducing these aberrations, this lens is also well-suited to astrophotography or other situations with point-light sources due to its ability to suppress blur near the edges of the frame.
Special Low Dispersion Glass Elements
Three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements have been incorporated within the lens design to correct for axial chromatic aberration throughout the entire focusing range. This helps to ensure maintained image sharpness, clarity, and contrast regardless of focus point or aperture setting.
Large Diameter Lens
In designing the lens with a large 85.4mm diameter, and placing the widest elements within the front group, greater peripheral brightness is more easily attained when working with larger apertures. This design also lends itself to minimizing vignetting throughout the aperture range for greater clarity and detail across the image frame.
Super Multi-Layer Coating
A Super Multi-Layer Coating has been applied to lens elements in order to minimize lens flare and ghosting and contribute to producing contrast-rich and color-neutral imagery, even in backlit conditions.
Floating System
By employing a floating system, the distance between glass elements is adjusted during focusing in order to limit the amount of lens movement required when shooting. This floating system helps to realize a minimum focusing distance of 1.3' with a maximum magnification of 1:5.6. Additionally, this design also contributes to high detail rendering capabilities throughout the entire focusing range.
Hyper Sonic AF Motor
The integrated HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) realizes quick and quiet autofocusing, which is further complemented by an optimized AF algorithm to produce smoother focusing performance. The HSM also permits full-time manual focus control simply by rotating the focus ring at any time.
Other Lens Features
  • A rounded nine-blade diaphragm helps to produce an attractive out-of-focus quality.
  • The lens is constructed using a Thermally Stable Composite (TSC) material, along with traditional metals, for greater precision and use in wide temperature variations. The outside of the lens barrel is also engraved with the year of production.
  • The bayonet mount is constructed from brass for ensured accuracy and durability.
  • The included lens hood is fitted with a rubber connection for a secure fit.
  • This lens is compatible with the optional Sigma USB Dock for fine-tuning different lens characteristics and updating its firmware.

Specifications

Focal Length

50mm
Aperture Maximum: f/1.4
Minimum: f/16
Camera Mount Type Canon EF / Nikon F
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Aspect Angle of View 46.8°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.31' (40 cm)
Magnification Not specified
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:5.6
Elements/Groups 13/8
Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
FEATURES
Autofocus Yes
PHYSICAL
Filter Thread Front: 77 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.5 x 4.3" (8.89 x 10.92 cm)
Weight Approx. 3.36 x 3.93" (85.4 x 99.9 mm)

In the Box

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

 

  • 77mm Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Case

Shipping Information

1.  FREE Standard Shipping 

Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R5,000. (T&C's apply)

*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

  • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
  • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

2.  SWE Courier Service (local)

We use SWE couriers as our preferred method of delivery.

Your parcel is well packaged and handled with care while in transit.

Delivery Charges:

Shipping charges are all depended on the following:

  • Volumetric and Physical weight
  • Courier Option

If Item is in stock, your item can be delievered between 1-2 Business Days - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.

 

If Item is being collected from our suppliers, you item can be deeilevr between 2-7 Business Days - To all areas.

If the item has been pre-ordered for you, this can take anything from 4 - 8 weeks. 

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. 

3.  UPS Courier Service (International)

Please note:

International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)

DT Sales is not responsible for, nor can we offer, any specific advice regarding any customs related fees that you may incur. For specific information, please consult with your local government import office.

Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We strive to exceed your expectations for privacy. Cross-border shipments are subject to inspection by customs authorities. We may also be called upon to provide certain order, shipment, and product information to our international carriers. Carriers may communicate such information to customs authorities for the purpose of facilitating customs clearance and compliance with local laws.

Delivery Charges:

International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.

4.  Collect from DT Sales in Durban

You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Durban branch. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for Louise in Sales on arrival. 

DT Sales - Durban

Open: Mon-Fri 8 to 5PM

5 Nunhead Road,

Manor Gardens,

Durban, 4001,

South Africa

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Should you require anything else that is not on our Website, please email or phone on info@dtsales.co.za , +27 31 261-6961 as this website is mainly for Catalouge purposes and an indication of what we sell. 

Before making an order, please phone (031) 261-6961 to make sure there is available stock

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