The Sigma 14mm f/1.8 ART has a unique combination of ultra-wide field of view paired with a larger-than-average f/1.8 maximum aperture. This makes it an ideal lens for various astrophotography uses such as aurora photography, Milky Way photography, star trails, time-lapses and general nighttime landscape images.

As is normal for Sigma ART models, the lens is available with all of the major mount types, although Canon and Nikon mirrorless users will have to use adapters from the EF mount and F mount versions respectively for now at least. The lens is also eligible for the Sigma mount conversion service, so if you change camera brands, you can send the lens in to get the mount converted to your new cameras.

I purchased this lens myself, and in time I will post a full review. In the meantime, I wanted to post a gallery of hands-on photos so that people can get a good look at this interesting lens.

The bulbous front element is quite mesmerizing to stare into!
The substantial lens hood is built into the body of the lens so you can’t remove it. Thankfully it offers a good amount of protection to the glass.
Such a large front element requires a large lens cap.
The lens does not have image stabilization, so the sole switch on the lens barrel is the autofocus/manual focus switch.
Unlike some ultra-wide lenses, the rear does not feature a slot for gelatin filters.
The lens comes with a substantial padded case and a strap for the case.
Ok I can’t resist. One more photo of all that glass.
Although a bit smaller than the Canon 11-24mm, it’s still not a small lens and will dwarf smaller camera bodies.

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