Sigma has announced a close-up lens that can be mounted to its DP1 large-sensor compact. The AML-1 attached to the optional hood adapter (HA-11), and offers closer minimum focusing distances. The lens will be available from June 2008.

Press release:

AML-1 Close-up Lens

Close-up Lens dedicated to the Sigma DP1 camera

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new AML-1 Close-up Lens dedicated for the Sigma DP1 camera.

  • Enables focusing between 20cm and 33cm
  • Exclusive design provides advanced optical performance
  • Super multi-layer coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • Construction of 2 elements provides correction for color aberration and distortion

When this lens is attached to the optional Hood Adapter HA-11, it enables close-up photography with a focusing distance between 20cm and 33cm.  The exclusive design creates high image quality and the super multi-layer coating reduces flare and ghosting.

The lens construction of 2 elements in 1 group provides correction for colour aberration and distortion and delivers a high level of optical performance.


Lens name AML-1 Close-up Lens
Filter size 46 mm
Lens construction 1 groups 2 elements
Focus distance 20 cm - 33 cm
Maximum magnification ratio 1:8.2 - 1:14.9
Suggested retail price £44.99

Available June 2008