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Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Link Collection: Reviews, Sample Images and Videos

According to test reviews on the usual photo websites, Sigma has really hit the mark with its 20mm f/1.4 Art Lens. Speaking of test reviews, if I remember well, so many reviews haven’t been published about any other Art Lens so shortly after the announcement. In any case, there’s great interest on the websites. Meanwhile ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: additional 20mm f/1.4 Art sample images are now online

A mere week has passed since I wrote my last blog post about the 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art and already you can find a number of new sample images on the internet, which were taken with Sigma’s latest prime lens. I have to admit that I was very surprised by the creamy background blur ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: first full-resolution 20mm f/1.4 Art samples are now online

Sigma has managed to keep the existence of the 20mm f/1.4 Art secret for a very long time. First rumors began to surface only a couple of days before the announcement. Naturally it came as quite a surprise to everyone, given that information about a new lens usually begins to emerge long before its official ...

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Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art Link Collection: Reviews, Sample Images, Videos

I have the 18-35mm f/1.8 Art with which I’m very happy, so I’m not longing for the 24-35mm f/2 Art because there isn’t a camera with a full frame Foveon sensor. However, the possibility can’t be completely ruled out that such a sensor could be used in the successor model of the SD1 Merrill. Crazier ...

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Sigma News and Rumors: inside stories of development and first tests of the DP0 Quattro have been published

Never has Sigma published so many sample images and so much informative material at the launch of a new camera as they have now for the launch of the DP0 Quattro. All three reports (slash/New York, slash/Nostalgic Japan, slash/Structure) have already been published on the website of Sigma Japan. As is the standard nowadays, all ...

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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 & Rumours: new firmware versions for DP1Q, DP2Q and DP3Q, and first 24-35mm f2 Art sample images published!

A few days ago, Sigma published firmware updates for the DP Quattro series. As can be seen in the change log below, this time around the focus was on the speed of the auto focus and on the compatibility with Eye-Fi memory cards. Since I was still on holiday when the news where published and ...

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Sigma News & Rumours: DP0 Quattro full resolution sample images

Two weeks ago Sigma published the MTF graphs, according to which the DP0 Quattro has got the sharpest lens of all DPs. Slowly but surely, full resolution example images are appearing on the internet which seem to consolidate this. Going by a series of sample shots with different apertures ranging from f/4 to f/10, which ...

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Sigma DP3 Quattro Link Collection: Reviews, Sample Images, Videos

Up until now only a few reviews of the Sigma DP3Q were published on the web, but since all the Quattros share the same inner workings and body, only the lens of the “3” represents an unknown quantity. Admittedly the DP3 Merrill has the same lens, its job on that camera, however, is to project ...

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Sigma 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 OS HSM Contemporary Link Collection: Reviews, Sample Images, Videos

Since the birding season has already begun and the first samples of the 150-600mm 5.0-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary are slowly but surely arriving in the shops, many photographers are no doubt scouring the internet for info regarding Sigma’s newest super-telephoto zoom lens. To spare them the painstaking googling, I’ve included the links to the ...