Category Archives: Sigma

New patents: Sigma 20mm f/1.8 DG HSM and Canon EF 16-35mm f / 2.8 L USM lenses

Canon EF 16-35mm f : 2.8 L USM lens patent

Sigma filed a patent in Japan for 20mm f/1.8 DG HSM Contemporary lens: Patent number: 2016-12034 Published on January 21, 2016 Filed on June 30, 2014 Focal length: 20.70 21.01 F-number: 1.84 1.95 Full angle of view 2ω: 93.42 90.34 The image height Y: 21.63 21.63 Overall length of the lens: 139.73 139.73 Canon has […]

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New lens patents: Tamron SP 85mm f/1.4 Di VC USD and Sigma 30-300mm f/2.8-3.5 Super 35

Tamron 85mm f:1.4 full frame DSLR lens patent

Two new patents from Tamron and Sigma: Tamron filed a patent for a SP 85mm f/1.4 Di VC USD full frame DSLR lens. Sigma filed a patent in Japan for a 30-300mm f/2.8-3.5 Super 35 lens. Maybe Sigma is getting also into the cinema lens segment?

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Pricing and availability of Sigma WR water repellent ceramic protector filter announced

Sigma WR ceramic protector filter

Sigma announces the pricing and availability of their new WR water repellent ceramic protector filter. The official pricing is listed below but the actual street prices at B&H are lower: $130 for size 67mm $151 for size 72mm $165 for size 77mm $203 for size 82mm $283 for size 86mm $346 for size 95mm $441 […]

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2015 worst camera of the year: vote now


It’s time again for our 3rd annual Worst Camera of the Year Award. Please vote and share this poll. Here are the nominees in a random order:

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What else is new?


→ The new 2016 Sigma rebates include $300 off on the dp0, dp1, dp2 and dp3 cameras. Tamron also has new rebates for 2016. → Band Pro announced new Line of IB/E macro lenses. → Checkout this paper digital camera (6mm thick). → Venus Optics Laowa 15mm macro lens review (wide angle macro).

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