Category: Rumors

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Will Bayer sensors soon be a thing of the past?

Sensors with Bayer Color Filter Array (CFA) are still the most common, but for a long time not the only ones being used in photo cameras. Since the X-Pro1, which was released in March 2012, Fujifilm incorporates the so called X-Trans sensor with a 6*6 CFA (Bayer sensors have a 2*2 color matrix) in most ...

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Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera by Sigma more and more likely!

Two weeks ago, I reported about an mFT-camera with interchangeable lenses that Sigma is said to be working on according to rumors on Sigma-Rumors.com. At that time, I thought it was unlikely for Sigma to commit itself to a smaller sensor-format with a potential MILC. Only Nikon 1 system cameras (that are equipped with a ...

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Is Sigma Working on a mFT DP Camera with interchangeable lenses?

It is no secret that Sigma is part of the Micro-Four-Thirds-Consortium and offers lenses for the system and thus may use the mount anytime for their own cameras with mFT interchangeable lenses. According to the latest rumors, Sigma is currently working on exactly this kind of camera with a mFT Foveon sensor. It would make ...

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Sigma USB Dock: Soon to be Compatible with older Lenses?

Currently, only the new Sigma lenses from the Art, Contemporary and Sports product series are compatible with the USB dock. The AF of the former two can be adjusted with the dock and the firmware can be updated. With the Sports lenses you can additionally adjust the AF (fast but less precise vs. precise but ...

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Sigma-News: 24-105mm and much more!

When I reported about the 24-105mm f/4 two weeks ago, I nourished hope that Sigma would present this and many more lenses at the PhotoPlus Expo. But things turned out differently. Sigma officially presented the lens even before the exhibition, at a RRP of €999 and available at the beginning of November. Instead of further ...

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News and Pictures of the Sigma 24-105mm f4!

After the Sigma 24-105mm f/4 has been mentioned on various buzz-pages for the first time at the beginning of September, there are now very first pictures of the lens to be seen on Sigma-Rumors.com. According to an anonymous source at Sigma-rumors, the zoom will weigh up to 885 g and consists of 19 lenses in ...

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Sigma Rumors: What are they working on at the moment?

Having a 3rd party manufacturer, like Sigma, release one awesome lens after another, and shake up the market in the process, is something that we tech freaks are not used to seeing, yet. But according to many recent rumors, this is just a foretaste of things to come. Supposedly there are several expensive high-end lenses ...

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Rumours confirmed: SIGMA presents Mount-Conversion Service!

Over the last week of July, the gossip factory has been working overtime. The first rumour focused on a 24-70mm f/2 by Sigma. No, that’s no typo. After the 18-35mm f/1.8, Sigma is ready to stir up the FF format. Rumour has it we’ll have to wait until September 2014 (Photokina), that’s when the zoom ...