Thank you v
ery much for pur chasing a Sigm a Lens. In orde r to get the
ance and enjoy ment out of y our Sigma len s, please
is instr uction bo oklet th oroughly b efore yo u start to use t he lens .
DESCRIPTION OF THE P
Adapter Rin g
Focus Index Line
Focus Mode Sw itch
DC DIAGONAL FISHEYE LENS
The 10mm f/2.8 EX
DC HSM Diagonal Fishey e lens is designed fo r use
with digital SLRs
with APS-C size image se nsors and produces a
age which fi lls the frame . The Nikon, S ony and Pe ntax
oduce a di agonal angl e of view of 180 degree s, the Cano n
ces a diagon al angle of view of 167 degrees an d the Sigma
uces a dia gonal angle o f view of 154 degrees.
design giv es these lenses the i deal properti es for digit al
An image sen sor elem ent larger than those correspon ding to APS-C
cannot be us
ed in digit al cameras or 35mm SLR cameras. If such an
element is u
sed vignetting will occur on the picture su rface.
TT A CHING TO CAMERA BODY
When this len
s is atta ched to the c amera body it w ill automati cally function
in the same w
ay as your normal lens. Please r efer to the ins truction
booklet for y
our camera body .
On the lens mo unt surface, the re are a number of couplers and
cal contacts. Pleas e keep the m clean to en sure proper
T o avoid damagin g the lens, be e specially sure to place
the lens w
ith its front e nd down whil e changing the lens.
When you t ake a picture, pl ease remov e the lens cap and the ada pter
① ) not just the len s cap, to avoid v ignetting.
SETTING THE EXPOSURE MODE
The sigma le
ns functions a utomatically af ter mounting to your cam era.
to the camera in struction book .
This lens f
eatures Sigma’ s built-in Hyper So nic Motor (HS M). The HSM
k and quiet a utofocusing.
SI》 G M A AF a n d C AN O N AF
operation, set th e focus mode switch o n the lens to the “ AF ”
g.2). If you wi sh to focus manu ally , set the focus m ode switch on
the lens to the “
M ” positio n. Y ou can adjust the focu s by turning th e focus
NIKON A F , PENT AX AF and SONY 》
For autofocus o
peration, set the camera to AF mode and set the focu s
mode switch on t
he lens to the “ AF ” position (fig.2). If you wish to focu s
, set the focus mode switch on the lens to the “ M ” position. Y o u
can adjust th
e focus by turning the focus ring.
Please refer t o camera’s i nstruction manual for det ails on changi ng the
For Nikon, Pentax a nd Sony mount s , it is only possible to use AF with
s which support motors driv en by ultrasoni c waves suc h
AF will not function if the camera body does not supp ort this
type of motor
This lens a lso permits manual focusing even in t he autofocus m ode.
With the camera
set to the One-Sh ot AF (AF-S) mode, it i s possible to
erride the autofo cus while the shutter releas e button is
When oper ating thi s lens in man ual focu s mode, it is recommended
that correct foc
us be confirmed v isually in the v iewfinder rather than
relying on the dist
ance scale. This i s due to possible focus shif t resulting
eme chan ges in te mperature which caus e variou s compon ents
in the lens t
o expand and contract. S pecial allowance is made for this at
This lens has a short foc al length and gives a wide de pth of field and
g area in f ront of and b ehind the subj ect. For this r eason,
position w ith AF may not matc h the positi on of the Dist ance
Scale on the
camera body .
If the subject i s too small, it may not be possible f or the camera’ s AF
sensor to foc
us on it. Please ensure the subject is in the AF frame
PREVENTION OF FLARE
Because of th
e extremely w ide angle of vi ew of this lens, flar e and
occur much more eas ily than with other len ses. When you
take a pictu
re with this lens, please pay spec ial attention to flare and
ghosting which c
an occur when shooti ng near or directly into the sun or
bright light s.
t be mounted on the f ront of the len s. If y ou wish to use
use gelatin ty pe. Please cut the gelatin filter , using the
accessory as a p attern, and insert the filter into the filter holder
at the rear of
the lens. (fig.3 )
AND STORA GE
Avoid any shocks or ex posure to extreme hig h or low temperatur es or
For extended st orage, choose a c ool and dry place, pr eferably wi th
tion. T o avoid d amage to the le ns coating, kee p away from
mothballs or naph
Do not u se thin ner , benzin e or othe r organ ic cleani ng agen ts to remo ve
dirt or finger p
rints from the l ens element s. Clean by using a soft,
cloth or lens ti ssue.
This lens is not wa terproof . When yo u use the lens in t he rain or near
, keep it fro m getting wet. I t is ofte n impractical to repair the
anism, lens e lements and electric component s damaged
Sudden temper ature change s may cause con densation or fog t o appear
on the surfa
ce of the lens . When ente ring a warm roo m from the co ld
, it is adv isable to keep the le ns in the cas e until the
temperature of the
lens approaches room temperature.
ction 7 – 12
Angle of V
180°(for NIKON /
SONY / PENT AX)
Minimum Focusing D
istance 13.5cm (0.44 f t)
a. × Length 75.8 × 83.1mm (2.98 × 3. 27 in)
475g (16.8 oz)
Dimensions and weight include the