19mm F2.8 EX DN

Mirrorless Wide-Angle Essential
Wide Angle Lenses
Travel, Landscape, Wedding & Events, Specialty
  • Fast & large aperture for mirrorless camera systems
  • Minimum focusing distance of 7.9”
  • Carrying case, lens hood, front & rear caps
DN
DNDigital Neo

High-performance lenses, designed exclusively for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

EX
EXEX Lens

The exterior of this lens is EX-finished to denote the superior build and optical quality, and to enhance its appearance.

#400
This product is discontinued.
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Overview

This high-performance wide angle lens is designed exclusively for mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras and has the equivalent angle of view as a 38mm (35mm equivalent focal length) on the Micro Four Thirds systems and 28.5mm (35mm equivalent focal length) on the E-mount systems.
Three glass mold aspherical lenses provide excellent correction for distortion, color aberration and field curvature. The inner focusing system corrects the fluctuation of aberration to maintain image quality regardless of the focal distance. Sigma's Super Multi-Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting and provides sharp and high contrast images even at the maximum aperture. The superior telecentric optical design improves image quality throughout the frame. This lens benefits from a newly developed linear AF motor which moves the lens elements directly without the need for gears or the drive of other mechanical parts. This system ensures accurate and quiet autofocusing, making the lens suitable for video recording as well as still photos. The lens features a rounded 7 blade diaphragm creating an attractive blur to the out of focus areas of the image. This Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN has a minimum focusing distance of 20cm/7.9in and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:7.4.

The Photographer

Wade Brooks

Sony A Mount 19mm F2.8 EX DN Bracket f/16 100

Following a talk by Michael Bonocore, I decided to try and include more people in my photography. I was lucky enough to be at the Valley of Fire with another photographer and grabbed this shot.

A Cold Spring in the Rhone Valley

Michael Domaradzki

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/40 F8 160

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Standing on top of the Pilat Mountain the view is ever changing and always amazing. Here the weather is wild and today is no exception.

Beauty and the Beast

Randwick

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/500 F8 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

The Rhone Valley in France is a mix of natural beauty and heavy industry. Sometimes, when the sun shines in just the right way it is almost forgivable...

East Coast Sunrise

Randwick

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/200 F7.1 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

A typical autumn sunrise on Australia's East Coast.

Silver Spirit

Michael Domaradzki

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/125 F10 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

High coastal winds and a long red dress as well as a willing partner brings forth images iconic in stature.

Siren

Randwick

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/500 F4.5 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Outdoor portraiture using the quattro dp1 becomes a rewarding experience. A hand held shot on the edge of a cliff yields a pleasant surprise in definition and quality.

Stark Behemoth

Michael Domaradzki

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/500 F2.8 800

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Shot while waiting for a connecting flight at Dubai Airport. A cavernous beehive of activity in the middle of the desert.

SHE

Karolina Smialek

Canon 19mm F2.8 EX DN _ - -

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"fisheye"

lf66

Sony A Mount 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/80 2.8 100

red snapper

Living Amid the Flow

Ronald Marvin

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/125 6.3 100

I was a heavy runoff in the canyon and this lone tree struggled for life amid the flow of the river.

Napisi Rock Ilocos Sur Philippines

Hermann Hofmann

Sony E-mount 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/250 F13 100

This lens is incredible, especially considering it is inexpensive

Aunt Tootie

Jim Thomas

Micro FourThirds 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/1000 f2.8 100

A rescued dog we are trying to find a good home for. Boston Terrier mix. Washington DC area.

NISHA

M Y R O NE

Micro FourThirds 19mm F2.8 EX DN f/3.5 1250

PORTRAIT OF NISHA (emphasis on bokeh and sharpness at lower f stop)

NISHA

M Y R O N E

Micro FourThirds 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/60 sec f 3.5 1250

PORTRAIT OF NISHA (emphasis on bokeh)

Dusting of Snow

Clayton Ravsten

Micro FourThirds 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/80th f5.6 640

This is a tryptich of photos taken on a cold overcast day. The snow looked like powdered sugar and I wanted to capture the light and airy feeling of the snow on the evergreens.

Juan Diego Stream, El Yunque National Forest

Eduardo Romero

Sony A Mount 19mm F2.8 EX DN .8 sec f/8.0 100

Lots of water on the rain forest, with these global warming issues is not always like this. Used to be though.

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Pentax 19mm F2.8 EX DN

Ludgy Wu

Canon 19mm F2.8 EX DN

Lens Test

Historic train route

Tom Giddings

Sony E-mount 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/250 f7.1 100

Hill cut for Central Pacific Railroad over Sierras unchanged for over 150 years.

John Hancock Building

Jeffrey Heidrich

Micro FourThirds 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/100 F9 200

One of the iconic buildings in Chicago, taken with a low angle.

Fourth Presbyterian Church - Chicago, IL - Abstract

Jeffrey Heidrich

Micro FourThirds 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/80 F2.8 3200

A different view of the interior of this beautiful church in downtown Chicago.

Gondola at Sunset

Andrea Dell'Aquila

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/10 8 100

DP1 Compact Digital Camera

A found this gondola in a small lake near to Milan

The Lost Dutchman Is Restless

wNG iMAGE aND dESIGN

Sony E-mount 19mm F2.8 EX DN 30 8.0 100

While situated in the open desert along the Apache Trail to capture the Super Moon of 2014, an approaching lightning storm ruined the evening's conditions. But I walked away with this image as a consolation.

cleaning in the church

Rajan Lakule

Sony E-mount 19mm F2.8 EX DN 200 2.8 400

The man is cleaning the church floor for evening marriage ceremony

Charging The i3

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN .1/500 f/8 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

While waiting for the car to charge, others left, leaving my car alone. So I took the camera out, shot at -0.7.

Tjurpannan

Patrik Andersson

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 320 5.6 50

DP1 Compact Digital Camera

Selfie

Myself

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/250 f/2.8 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

One restroom in my house have this nice soft light that around 11am casted nicely in. I'm not one for selfie, but since I'm testing this dp1 Quattro, why not? :)

Garlic Noodle with Tofu

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/50 f/4 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

I carry a camera with me every day and lately it's been the dp1 Quattro. While it has an intermittent sensor, 1 of 5 photo would turn great... it's really worth the effort, like this photo.

Movie Night

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/30 f/4 500

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Another evening walking with a camera, this time thought I tested the dp1 Quattro's 'higher' ISO capability. Not bad at all, as long as I limit it to 400-500 and raise the exposure in post process.

Sunset Ride

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/640 f/4.5 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Riding a bicycle after work, of course with a camera on me. The dp1 Quattro renders the backlight pretty well with nice tonal range.

Sunset Ride 2

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/250 f/4.5 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

This 2nd time, I thought I try a darker photo. The camera holds the details well. I love how subtle they are yet still visible.

De paseo

pablocs

Micro FourThirds 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/30 2.8 1600

Friends

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/125 f/2.8 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Cropped/straightened only, otherwise unadjusted. Monochrome mode, straight from camera.

Mount Wilson Observatory

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/640 f/8 100

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

In-camera monochrome mode produces images, pretty close to the way I like it... in this case, no adjustment needed.

Nacho Night

Albert Santoso

Sigma 19mm F2.8 EX DN 1/60 f/4 400

dp1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera

Trying out lower-light situation, shot with no more than ISO 400, then brightened up a bit in Lightroom. Photo holds up pretty well.

Tech Specs

 

Lens Construction8 Elements in 6 Groups
Angle of View59.3 (SONY E-mount 73.5)
Number of Diaphragm Blades7
Mininum Aperturef22
Minimum Focusing Distance20 cm / 7.9 in
Filter Size (mm)46 mm
Maximum Magnifications1:7.4
Dimensions
(Diameter x Length)
60.6 x 45.7 mm/2.4 x 1.8 in
Weight140g / 4.9oz.
Corresponding Mounts
E-mount EX 
Micro 4/3 EX 
EX - EX Lens
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