Category Archives: Sigma

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens pre-order links

The new Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens is now available for pre-order for Nikon, Canon and Sigma mounts (you can use the lens also on Sony cameras with the MC-11 EF to Sony E adapter): B&H Photo Adorama Park Cameras (UK) Shipping will starts on April 25, 2017. The full press release can be found here.

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What else is new? (part 2)

→ The new Sony SF-G Series UHS-II SDXC memory cards are now available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama (world’s fastest SD memory cards). → Phottix announced their new Ares II flash trigger system (supports Canon, Nikon, Sony MIS and Pentax cameras). → The Metz teaser from January was for a new Mecalight L1000 LED light. […]

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The latest Sigma lens rumors

Here the latest Sigma lens rumors: New Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS Sport lens should be announced sometime in Q3/Q4 of 2017. A new Sigma macro lens is also expected in 2017. There is also a possibility of a Sigma 400mm f/5.6 DG OS lens or something similar. Via CanonRumors

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Interview with Sigma’s CEO: more E-mount lenses in the future

Dpreview published their interview with Sigma’s CEO. Here are the key points:

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Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens additional coverage (sample photos, AF test, price)

Sigma has released the various performance tests/graphs for their new Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens on their global website. The lens looks absurdly sharp (according to Sigma, the diffraction MTF better represents real-life performance, even if almost everyone in the industry uses the geometric MTF, which tends to be sharper than reality). Sigma has uploaded […]

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2017 Sigma price increase in Europe, list of discontinued Sigma lenses

Recently I received a report from a reader on the Sigma lens price in Europe I reported about a few months ago:

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Sigma announces four new full frame DSLR lenses

Sigma announced the previously rumored three Art and one Contemporary full frame DSLR lenses for the 2017 CP+ show in Tokyo, Japan (full press release and MTF charts available at NikonRumors). Update: Big price drop on Zeiss 15mm, 18mm and 135mm lenses after Sigma’s announcement (for both Nikon and Canon mount): Big price drop on Zeiss 15mm, 18mm […]

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