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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens now available for pre-order on Amazon

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The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is now available for pre-order also on Amazon: Canon mount Nikon mount Sony mount Sigma mount

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens (Canon version) tested at DxOmark

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DxOMark published their test results for the Canon version of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens ($949): Sigma 50mm Art vs. Zeiss Otus vs. Zeiss Planar Sigma 50mm Art vs. Sigma 50mm vs. Zeiss Makro-Planar Sigma 50mm Art vs. Canon 50mm f/1.2 vs. Canon 50mm f/1.4 Here are the top ranked 50mm lenses for […]

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Sigma USB lens dock for Pentax and Sony mounts coming next

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Sigma officially announced the release of the USB lens dock for Pentax and Sony mounts. Currently the USB dock is available only for Nikon, Canon and Sigma mounts. With the USB dock you can perform lens firmware updates and focus adjustments. Many of the new Sigma lenses (including the latest 50mm f/1.4 Art) are compatible […]

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens price announced: $949, available for pre-order

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The US price of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be $949. B&H is currently taking pre-orders for the different mounts: Canon mount Nikon mount Sigma mount Sony mount Update: Adorama now is also taking pre-orders for the new 50mm Art lens. Press release:

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art pricing to be announced tonight, shipping starts on April 25

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The official pricing of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be announced tonight. Shipping fro the Canon version will start on April 25th, other versions will be released at a later date. The price is expected to be around USD 1,000. Stay tuned for the official announcement. Sample images taken with the new 50mm Art […]

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens: price and Zeiss Otus comparison

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Over the past few weeks we saw all kinds of speculations on the price of the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens. I received some reliable information that the Australian retail recommended price of the lens will be 1,099 AUD (around 1,030 USD). This low price is still hard to believe, given the positive test […]

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First Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens review: “it trounces any similar model available for less than $4,000″

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The first Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens review was published by SLRgear and the upcoming Sigma lens was described as the second best 50mm full frame lens available today after the $4,000 Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T*:

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