Hands-on with Sigma's APS-C primes for Canon at WPPI
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Hands-on with Sigma's APS-C primes for Canon at WPPI

Sigma's DC DN EF-M primes have been the talk of the town for EF-M mount users for months now, but they've been in relatively short supply (we've only got the 56mm F1.4 in the DPReview offices so far). But during our time at WPPI, we got a chance to see all three in-person and find out how they balance on Canon's latest APS-C mirrorless flagship, the EOS M6 Mark II.

Pictured above is the most compact of the three, and the most recently released – the 56mm F1.4 DC DN. Offering an equivalent focal length of around 90mm (remember, Canon's APS-C crop is 1.6x), it's a fantastic option for portraits. Actually, in the EF-M system, it's really the only native option for portraits, though you can of course make do with the kit zooms or adapt DSLR lenses.

As you can see, the 56mm is light on external controls, with only a large, rubberized manual focus ring on the exterior that is smooth and well-damped.