Tag: rumors

Sigma Rumors: was the Panasonic Leica 12mm F1.4 designed by Sigma?

We photographers have known for quite some time that the content doesn’t necessarily correspond to what it says on the label. After all renowned companies, such as Leica and Hasselblad, have been selling cameras made by other companies under their own brand for years. The situation regarding lenses is a bit different: companies, which don’t ...

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SIGMA NEWS: When will the wait be over? – SIGMA 85mm Art lens

The SIGMA 85 1.4 Art lens is probably the most anticipated and desired lens created by this manufacturer.  As perhaps all of us know, the SIGMA ART series hasa very good reputation. The Art 35 and 50 are excellent high-quality lenses which have often been awarded and are in demand worldwide. Of course we all ...

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Three cheers for the new Hasselblad X1D

The guessing on the “Game Changer” that had been announced by Hasselblad has been taken out for a week now – the cat is out of the bag. And it’s a big cat which many photographers have been hoping for. The new X1D-50c is a mirrorless system camera with a medium-format sensor, measuring 44x33 millimeters with ...

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News: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

For many years the Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera has been an absolute classic and widely used as well as popular among many photographers. For a long time we’ve been waiting for its successor and finally it’s been announced (not quite officially though, as reported on the website Canon Rumors)! The Canon EOS 5D Mark ...

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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 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 & 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 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 ...