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CP+ Show in Japan

From 25 February until 28 February 2016, the CP+ show took place in Yokohama, a city in Japan about 30km from Tokyo. This is one of the most important photo shows of the year. The exhibitors are Japanese companies. At the show there are about 160 of them, whereas several are hardly known abroad.  The ...

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Sigma news and rumors: Development of SD1 Quattro confirmed once again

It’s been a long time since a presumably more advanced model of the SD1 Merrill was mentioned for the first time. In the blog entry written at the end of July 2014, Sigma Rumors reported about an interview that the website Yodobashi.com had conducted with Mister Kazuto Yamaki. In the course of this interview, Sigma’s ...

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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 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 ...

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Sigma News and Rumors: Sigma has announced the 24mm f/1.4 Art, DP0 Quattro and additional DP accessories!

After the successful 35mm f/1.4 Art and 50mm f/1.4 Art it was only a matter of time before Sigma would announce additional primes and expand the Art series up- and downwards. More than a year ago first rumors have emerged, according to which Sigma was developing 24mm Art and 85mm Art primes and was to ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: List of all upcoming Lenses and Cameras

New DP2 Quattro sample images and reviews are published on a daily basis, but we mustn’t forget that Sigma is, above all, a lens manufacturer, and that many new lenses are currently being worked on in Aizu. 😉 Several days ago, Sigma-Rumors posted a list of all lenses and cameras that are rumored to be in ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: first DP2 Quattro Review, SPP 6 and EVF for DPs

Today morning the Japanese website DC.Watch has published the first review of the Sigma DP2 Quattro. According to the test the build quality and write speeds have been improved considerably. The well-known 30/2.8 lens, which was inherited from the DP2 Merrill, has no difficulties exhausting the potential of the new sensor. The sharpness is supposedly ...