$1,999.00
Features
  • L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/16
  • Three Aspherical & Three SLD Elements
  • Hyper Sonic Motor AF System
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating and NPC (Nano Porous Coating)
  • Weather-resistant construction with a brass bayonet and water- and oil-repellent lens coatings.
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Sigma AF 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Leica L

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Sigma have been manufacturing high-quality interchangeable SLR lenses for nearly 40 years that are renowned for their award-winning optical performance, innovative design and build quality - all Sigma lenses and components are manufactured exclusively in Japan.

They represent the largest range of available options for lens types and camera mounts with over 50 different lenses in their extensive fold, and mounts variously available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sigma, Sony/Minolta and Four Thirds (Olympus, Panasonic). Sigma also have the largest range of lenses equipped with HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) which makes them compatible with Nikon cameras that have no in-built focusing motor in the camera body.

All Sigma lenses come bundled with a lens hood – other accessories are available as well as Sigma’s own proprietary filters.
Comes with Genuine Australian warranty
Free shipping available

The Sigma AF 35mm f/1.2 DG DN (A) F/L-Mount features Sigma's first prime lens design with a f/1.2 maximum aperture.

Achieve shallow depth of field as well as extremely selective focus effects with the fast aperture. 
Three low dispersion glass elements and three aspherical elements, including a double-sided element, ensures that spherical aberrations and distortion are effectively controlled for increased sharpness and accurate rendering.

This lens enables a creation of artwork with astounding resolution and large bokeh effects, such as portraits that make use of a shallow depth of field. It brings the development concept of the Art line “pursuit of ultimate image quality” to the next level.

Created for full-frame Leica L-mount mirrorless cameras, this lens features Sigma's first f/1.2 maximum aperture, prime lens design to deliver excellent image quality while optimizing size, as well as weight. It is also suitable for APS-C models where it provides a 53mm equivalent focal length.

Key features

  • Constant f/1.2 maximum aperture is well-suited for working in available light conditions and provides greater control over depth of field.
  • Three Special Low Dispersion (SLD) elements markedly reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color accuracy.
  • Three aspherical elements, including a double-sided aspherical lens element, control spherical aberrations and distortion for increased sharpness and accurate rendering.
  • A Super Multi-Layer Coating combined with a Nano Porous Coating has been applied to lens elements in order to minimize lens flare and ghosting to a greater degree than conventional anti-reflective coatings.
  • A stepping AF motor benefits both photographers and videographers with its fast, precise, and near-silent performance. Full-time manual focus control can also be selected.
  • Built-in Autofocus-Lock (AFL) button can be assigned additional functions widens the range of operations available on the lens.
  • Rounded eleven-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
  • Weather-resistant construction with a brass bayonet and water- and oil-repellent lens coatings.

High-resolution image quality with exclusive low dispersion glass elements and NPC (Nano Porous Coating)

Three SLD glass elements and three aspherical lenses including a double-sided aspherical lens are optimally arranged in a lens construction of 17 elements in 12 groups. 
Three aspherical lenses, including a large-diameter aspherical lens at the foremost surface, are used to effectively minimize coma flare and achieve mind-blowing resolution. 
The Super Multi-Layer Coating is combined with a newly developed NPC (Nano Porous Coating). The lens has been designed to be less susceptible to strong incident light such as backlight.

  • SIGMA’s new unique coating technology "NPC (Nano Porous Coating)" incorporates porous silica as the coating material. The porous silica layer has nano-sized holes with air inside. 
    Having holes of this size enables a large reduction in the refractive index, allowing the reflectance to be lowered more than conventional anti-reflective coatings. 
    As a result, reflected light causing flares and ghosting is sharply reduced, achieving clear image quality.
  • The 11-blade rounded diaphragm creates an attractive blur in the out-of-focus areas of the image.
  • Compatible with Lens Aberration Correction for in-camera corrections of peripheral illumination, chromatic aberrations, distortion etc.

Construction

  • HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) ensures high speed and quiet AF.
  • AFL button can be assigned with various functions to widen the range of operations available on the lens.
  • The aperture ring is also mounted with a de-click function for removing clicks by the Click ON/OFF Switch, enabling seamless operations that are especially useful such as during video shooting.
  • The lens features a dust- and splash-proof structure, along with a water- and oil-repellent coating on the frontmost surface of the lens.
  • High-precision, rugged brass bayonet mount.

Buy Sigma AF 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Leica L with Sigma Australia Warranty from Parramatta Cameras.

Parramatta Cameras is the online store for Tom Saade’s Cameras.

Shop with confidence from a reputable seller. All Sigma products come with Sigma Australia Warranty. Parramatta Cameras does not sell grey-import or grey-market stock. Sigma Warranty on the Sigma AF 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Leica L is 2 year back to base. For more on our warranty policy see our warranty promise here.

Lens construction 17 elements in 12 groups
Angle of view (35mm) 63.4°
Number of diaphragm blades 11 (Rounded diaphragm)
Minimum aperture F16
Minimum focusing distance 30cm / 11.8in.
Maximum magnification ratio 1:5.1
Filter size 82mm
Dimensions
(diameter x length)
87.8mm×136.2mm / 
3.5in.×5.4in.
Weight 1,090g / 38.4oz.

*All figures calculated by L-Mount.

  • Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for L-mount
  • LH878-02 Lens Hood
  • Sigma LCF-82 III 82mm Lens Cap
  • LCR II Rear Cap
  • Lens Case

All cameras and accessories are guaranteed new from authorised distributors in Australia. All cameras are covered by the standard manufacturer’s Australian warranties. Parramatta Cameras definitely does not deal in any 'grey market', 'direct import' or so-called 'international versions' of goods. All cameras are sourced from authorised distribution channels with original Australian warranties.

All stock supplied by Parramatta Cameras is sourced through genuine Australian Suppliers.  This means when you purchase from Parramatta Cameras you will get a genuine Australian warranty and all Parramatta Cameras products comply with Australian electrical standards. Should your purchase prove faulty within the warranty period you can return your product to Parramatta Cameras and we will forward your repair to the genuine supplier repair department at no charge to you.  Parramatta Cameras is wholly Australian owned and operated and also believes in supporting Australian companies.

What are the benefits of buying genuine Australian stock?

  • Peace of mind 
    By buying genuine stock you know you’re getting a legitimate product and have support if anything goes awry in the purchasing process
  • Customer service
    Buying a genuine item from a local store means you’ve got support every step of the way – ask as many questions as you need before, during and after you’ve purchased the product. If you’re local to one of our stores, you can even come in store and spend time testing out a display model of the camera. At Parramatta Cameras, we’re all photographers so you can rely on us for honest, first hand advice.
  • Complying with Australian standards
    Grey import items are intended for sale in designated countries overseas – so may not have the appropriate power outlet or voltage for use within Australia – meaning you may then need to purchase replacements for these important accessory items 
  • Protections under Australian Law 
    Goods purchased overseas may not be covered under the rights you’re entitled to under Australian Law with the ACCC – such as getting refund for change of mind, or a repair if the product arrives to you damaged or faulty.  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) warn that “when dealing with internationally based companies, you may not be protected by Australian law.”*
  • No Hidden Taxes 
    It’s worth noting, some grey import retailers have their warehouses overseas – so the price you pay may not include GST. When the product then arrives in Australia you may be responsible for paying the GST before customs will release the item to you. Think of it as a hidden cost. 
  • Manufacturer Benefits 
    Things such as loyalty programs (such as Nikon’s My Nikon Life), cashback promotions, and professional equipment servicing programs such as Canon’s CPS (which includes priority service, and in some cases free loan of equipment while your gear is under service) are only offered on items purchased with a full manufacturer’s warranty.
  • Ability to claim TRS
    Australian stock product means full eligibility for the TRS Scheme, as well as ability to claim GST for eligible businesses. For eligible customers this means a claim back of the 10% GST paid on purchase, which is a significant saving in cost. 

 

What are the risks of buying grey market products?

  • No manufacturer warranty
    Many grey market resellers advertise a "local warranty" on their products. It’s important to make a clear distinction between “Local Warranty” and “Genuine Manufacturer's Warranty” with the latter being exclusively available through official Australian stock resellers such as Parramatta Cameras. In the case of the former, the warranty is only supported by the grey market reseller themselves and in many situations the repair process involves your item being sent overseas to be repaired and then sent back resulting in long turnaround times and increased chances of damage, loss and other complications. Conversely, repairs on Australian stock items (with a Genuine Manufacturer's Warranty) are repaired only by authorised repairers of the particular product in Australia, ensuring that the repair is performed correctly and quickly.
  • No local customer or technical support
    Many grey importers will not offer local customer or technical supportmeaning if you have any technical questions during or after you’ve purchased an item, it can be hard to get the answers you need accurately and on time 
  • Product could be fake or have fake accessories or parts
    We have heard cases of customers receiving fake products from grey import retailers, or receiving fake accessories such as batteries and chargers that are from a third party manufacturer and may not work with the camera 
  • Not complying with Australian Standards
    Batteries and chargers from overseas may not comply with Australian standards and can cause electrocution or destruction of the battery or camera as they may have a different voltage output 
  • Hidden Fees 
    Many grey market resellers charge higher shipping fees. Additionally as mentioned above, you’re obliged to pay GST and customs duty on all imported items (which is 5% customs duty + 10% GST on most products, more information on these fees can be found here).
  • No Protection 
    Because in most cases grey-market resellers are overseas businesses that you’re purchasing from, they’re not bound by the Australian Consumer Law. This basically means they’re not legally obliged to honour an advertised warranty, supply products in new condition or supply them at all. As result there have been many cases of unlucky consumers being caught out; receiving used or refurbished products, had parts missing from the package and never receiving a purchased item at all. In these situations, the consumers have no-one to appeal to (such as the ACCC) as such entities are powerless outside the borders of Australia
  • Illegitimate serial numbers
    We have heard of numerous cases of customers who have bought products, and upon contacting the Australian distributor, finding that the serial number is not a genuine Serial number, within Australia or world wide.For instance, we have know of cases where Nikon DSLR bodies where there serial number actually was for a lens; and also cases where serial numbers on item packaging is different to the camera/lens inside. In the case of an insurance claim for loss or damage this will often mean a risk of the insurer rejecting the claim due to serial number issues. 

  

What is an example of an authorised camera purchase?

Let's consider Canon for a second. Canon Inc. have an authorised distributor in Australia (Canon Australia). Canon Australia then supplies genuine stock to authorised retailers like Parramatta Cameras, who then supply the customers of Australia. This is an authorised camera purchase and the stock would come with full manufacturers warranty from Canon Australia, as well as being eligible for cash backs and other manufacturer promotions. Plus, you get to hang out with us! 


What is an example of a grey market camera purchase?

Canon Inc. have an authorised distributor in China (with stock intended only for the Chinese market). This distributor in China then supplies this stock globally to retailers anywhere in the world. As such, the stock then gets sold to an Australian retailer and shipped to Australia, to be sold in an Australian retail store. The stock is then purchased by an Australian customer – meaning the stock purchased is grey stock - as it was only intended for sale within China, not overseas.

  

As with so many other things, the devil is in the detail. Whether it’s 18% grey or 100% grey, it’s not going to be covered by a manufacturer’s warranty, and you never know what might happen if the goods arrive to you faulty, or what hidden fees and taxes you might be liable for.

 



Grey Market Importers Online - Beware!

Grey Market Importers do not purchase their cameras from Australian suppliersThis means that should your item prove faulty within the warranty period you may need to return the product to an overseas address (which can take months) or your item may be repaired by someone who has not been certified to perform such work.  

More information is available at:  

WWW.NIKON.COM.AU/GREY

http://www.crkennedy.com.au/GREY-MARKET/PARALLEL

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2008/07/28/1217097135143.html

Sigma
Sigma have been manufacturing high-quality interchangeable SLR lenses for nearly 40 years that are renowned for their award-winning optical performance, innovative design and build quality - all Sigma lenses and components are manufactured exclusively in Japan.

They represent the largest range of available options for lens types and camera mounts with over 50 different lenses in their extensive fold, and mounts variously available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sigma, Sony/Minolta and Four Thirds (Olympus, Panasonic). Sigma also have the largest range of lenses equipped with HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) which makes them compatible with Nikon cameras that have no in-built focusing motor in the camera body.

All Sigma lenses come bundled with a lens hood – other accessories are available as well as Sigma’s own proprietary filters.
Comes with Genuine Australian warranty
Free shipping available
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