Tag: Sigma News

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

SIGMA News – some more info about all these news

Hey guys, You’ve certainly heard that there’s been quite a lot going on with Sigma over the past few weeks. From now on, lenses with an e-mount will be manufactured. This means that from today we can also use Sigma lenses on Sony cameras without an MC-11 converter. Apart from that, we’re also happy about ...

I bought a Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 C

A bit more than two years ago I bought a Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 Contemporary, to use it to photograph birds with my camera at the time, the SD1 Merrill. In hindsight that was too much lens and too much reach for an inexperienced bird photographer such as me. What followed was a longer break from ...

RRPs of Sigma lenses for Sony E, interesting interview with Kazuto Yamaki and firmware update for MC-11

Once again there are several news stories regarding Sigma – even though none of them is as exciting as the one last time – which makes it very hard to come up with a short title. 🙂 The most important piece of news is undoubtedly the one regarding disclosure of RRPs of the recently announced ...

Sigma unveils 105mm F1.4, 70mm F2.8 macro and nine lenses for Sony E mount

The rumor factory was working overtime in the last couple of days. It was said that Sigma was going to announce a bokeh monster in the shape of the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 Art, its first macro lens in the Art lineup aka Sigma 70mm f/2.8 and no less than nine (9!) Art lenses for Sony ...

SIGMA announces the launch of its first online magazine “SEIN Online”

 SIGMA is proud to announce the launch of its first online magazine titled SEIN Online. Since 24 January 2018 it has been online and can be visited on http://www.sigma-sein.com/en/ . SEIN Online is an original web magazine of the camera and lens manufacturer which has been started for creative and interested people.The mission of the ...

Sigma patents multiple lenses for compact camera and micro 4/3

Since CES 2018, the largest consumer electronics fair, is taking place at the moment, I was eager to learn more about the mystery 50mm lens shown on Sigma’s current roadmap. In case you are interested you can read more about it here. The way it looks like at the moment, Sigma wants to announce all ...

Sigma is developing a 50mm lens for mirrorless cameras

At the time of 16mm f/1.4’s announcement I didn’t notice, that Sigma had released a new roadmap. I wasn’t the only one, because as far as I’m aware of, none of the rumor websites had reported about the lens depicted on the roadmap. It was only after I had stumbled upon several threads in different forums that I realized, that Sigma is developing a new 50mm lens.