Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II

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Featuring Superior Peripheral Brilliance and Capture of Sharp, High Contrast Photographs

The new Sigma 12-24mm HSM II lens features a single SLD plus four FLD glass elements that compensate for color aberration and present excellent image quality all the way through the complete zoom range. In addition, three glass molded elements plus one aspherical hybrid lens provide advanced quality in a lightweight and compact encasement, while Super Multi-Layer Coating cuts down on ghosting and flare.

Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 DG HSM II

This lens features superior peripheral brilliance and captures sharp, high contrast photographs even shooting at maximum aperture openings.

Encompassing a Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) allows silent and high speed AF while providing for manual focus override that is full-time. The new 12-24 lens provides a minimum focus space of 28cm (11.0") through the total zoom extent, plus a maximum 1:6.4 magnification ratio . additionally, it comes with Sigma’s splash proof engineering allowing it to be used in harsh conditions. Mar 3, 2011✓


  • Ultra wide angle of view
  • One SLD and four FLD lens elements
  • Splash proof design
  • Minimum focusing distance of just 28cm
  • HSM for fast and quiet autofocus
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Lens styleZoom lens
Max Format Size 35mm FF  
Lens focal length12 – 24 mm  
Stabilization type No  
Camera mount Canon EF, Sigma SA, Nikon F (FX)  
Diagonal Angle of view (FF) 122 - 84.1º  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F4.5 - F5.6  
Smallest aperture opening F22.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 5  
Total Elements 17  
Number of Groups 13  
Coatings / special elements 4 FLD glass elements 1 SLD glass element 3 glass mold aspherical elements 1 hybrid aspherical element  
Minimum focus distance 0.28 m (11.02")  
Maximum magnification ratio 0.16 x  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Ring-type ultrasonic  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Lens distance scale Yes  
Depth of field scale No  
Physical features
Lens diameter 87 mm (3.43")  
Overall length 120 mm (4.73")  
Sealing Yes  
Zooming method Rotary (internal)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock switch No  
Filter annotations Filters cannot be attached to this lens  
Lens hood included Yes  
Lens hood code Built-in  
Tripod collar included No



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