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SIGMA NEWS

Hey guys, I hope you’ve had some wonderful Christmas holidays with your loved ones, enjoying nice dishes and your free time. Today I’d like to inform you about some news from SIGMA. This September, SIGMA was happy to announce the development of three new SIGMA CINE lenses as part of the FF High Speed Prime ...

One-button photography – where does that leave us photographers?

Today I read the DPReview article about 5 new camera features introduced with Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones and found the first sentence in the final thoughts quite interesting. It reads as follows: The philosophy behind the Pixel camera - and for that matter the philosophy behind many smartphone cameras today - ...

NEAT Projects 2 – A dream come true for all travel photographers

We know it all too well. You’re on vacation and have been looking forward to a certain monument or a certain view you’ve seen in so many calendar pictures or on Instagram, and then you’re standing right in front and can’t even see the sight because of all the crowds of people! This particular problem ...

Sigma just patented two F1.2 lenses for MFT and released firmware updates for several products

Once again Sigma has patented two lens designs for the micro four thirds mount. This time around the designs pertain to two extremely fast primes with f/1.2 aperture, a 14mm f/1.2 and a 35mm f/1.2. As is to be expected with extremely fast lenses such as these, the designs are very complex with 17 and ...

SIGMA – a few more news…

Hello everyone, I'm sure you've all noticed that there's been a lot going on at Sigma in the last weeks and months. Lenses with E-mount have been announced, which means we can now use Sigma lenses on Sony cameras without the MC-11 converter. We were also pleased to announce three new art optics. The two ...

Old but gold – the comeback of instant cameras

Retro is en vogue again. If it’s about music or technology, the trends of the 1980s and 1990s are on the rise and can be unpacked from dusty boxes stored in the attic. No wonder that instant cameras like Polaroid and Co. from long ago are experiencing a revival. A brief recap The invention of ...

Sigma USA announces MSRP and availability of 70mm F2.8 Macro Art

According to canonrumors.com Sigma Corporation of America has announced the MSRP and availability of its 70mm F2.8 Macro Art lens in a press release today. According to that the three variants of the lens will not be made available at the same time. The version for the Canon EF mount will arrive first at the ...

Here comes another award for Sigma!

 Or, to be more exact, two awards! A couple of days ago the TIPA Awards were awarded and once again SIGMA was able to convince with its new product series. Thus the company’s success story of the past few years when it received two or, respectively, three awards continues. By now, all of you know ...

Sigma 70-200mm f2.8 Sports to be announced ahead of Photokina and new firmware for sd Quattro (H)

The Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Sports is a favorite of various rumor websites. It’s a lens that still has not hit the market, despite said websites posting that “it will be announced soon” numerous times in the past two year. According to photorumors.com it’s different this time around and it will be announced for sure ahead ...

Researcher develop self-powered micro-sensor

Researcher at the University of Michigan, Euisik Yoon and Sung-Yun Park, have developed a tiny image sensor, which doesn’t need an external source of power. Measuring less than a millimeter, this micro-sensor can be used just about anywhere. After all it literally only needs light in order to take photos. Image source: University of Michigan ...