Category: Rumors

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Sigma News & Rumors: 30mm f1.4 for mFT / E-mount, 50-100mm f1.8 for APSC and MC-11-adapter leaked, new SPP version and DP Quattro firmware available

The Sigma lenses that were “teasered” not even one week ago by Austrian photo retailer Escher Foto (aka “Sigma Austria”) were leaked on the Japanese photo blog digicame-info.com. The “small, fine” one, as it was described on Sigma Austria’s Facebook page, is a 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary prime lens for micro 4/3 and Sony ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: On February 23rd, two new lenses are said to be announced

As reported on Photorumors.com, “Sigma Austria” released teasers for two new lenses some days ago which, according to the corresponding post on Facebook, are said to be announced on February 23rd. Escher Foto, an Austrian photo retailer, is the company behind “Sigma Austria”. That’s why the information should be considered unofficial and handled with caution. ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: a DSLR camera with Canon or Nikon mount and a 30-300mm f2.8-3.5 cine lens in the works?

I don’t know whether Florent from Sigma Rumors heard a rumor or whether it’s mere speculation, in any case today’s blog entry mentions that Sigma may be working on a DSLR camera with a Canon or Nikon mount. Interestingly, in an interview with Kazuto Yamaki in the beginning of December last year lenstip.com asked the ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: a published patent describes a 120-600mm f/5-6.3 lens

When in the summer of the year before last year first rumors about the 150-600mm Sports and Contemporary lens surfaced, I was skeptical. I simply couldn’t imagine that Sigma would bring two such lenses onto the market. Super-telephoto zooms are a very special type of lenses and Tamron had released its 150-600 lense six months ...

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Sigma news and rumors: patent published for 11-22mm f/4.5-5.6

Do you remember the rumor Canonumors.com spread in August this year, according to which Sigma is developing two 12-24mm ultra-wide zoom lenses at the same time? It was speculated that the more expensive version, supposedly belonging to the Art series, would have a constant aperture and better features. It’s been assumed that the cheaper version ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: 20mm f/1.4 Art is said to be announced soon

As reported by digicame-info.com Sigma is supposed to announce its next fullframe lens, the 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art wide angle prime, as soon as this Friday. According to the Japanese rumor website the lens will be made of 15 elements in 11 groups. Eight of those elements are supposed to be made of special ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: Info about a 24mm f/2.8 for m43 and an interesting Interview with Kazuto Yamaki

When the rumor factory was working overtime the last time, it was said that Sigma was developing two 12-24mm lenses and that other than these two UWA zooms no other lenses will be announced this year. Now Photo Rumors claims to have gotten the info, that Sigma will announce a 24mm f/2.8 DN for the ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: rumours are flying thick and fast

Usually, this is how the rumor mill works: the rumor mill churns out some shreds of information about a highly coveted piece of photo equipment and the “hype-train” starts rolling. Not so with the newest rumors that Sigma Rumors has picked up. According to a source – which supplied the aforementioned rumor site in the ...

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Sigma News & Rumours: 24-35mm F2 Art was tested on SLRGear and additional samples of the 24-35 and DP0Q were published

As the first website worldwide, SLRGear.com had the opportunity to thoroughly test the Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art. According to a Review on Imaging-Resource’s partner website, the 24-35/2 A has very similar imaging qualities to its crop sibling (18-35/1.8 A). The newest Art is said to be very sharp in the middle of frame ...

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Sigma News and Rumors: what’s next?

Since the announcement of the 24 mm f/1.4 Art in February Sigma has kept surprisingly quiet. The reason might be that the lens manufacturer has presented many new lenses over the course of the last years and that they are now focusing on the production of those new lenses (especially the apparently quite sought after ...