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Sigma Patent - 18-50mm F2.8 Lens With Optical Image Stabilization

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 Lens image

On Sep 26, 2006 Sigma announced the 18-50mm F2.8 (Amazon | B&H) lens for APS-C DSLRs.  After that they announce 17-50mm F2.8 lens (B&H | Amazon) on Feb 10, 2010 as a successor of 18-50mm F2.8 lens with IS and improved optics.

Now, a new patent surfaced over the web that shows new version of Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 Lens with IS.

Take a look at the patent details below

SIGMA filed patent of 18-50 mm F2.8 for APS-C sensor with very short back focus.
This patent may be for one of new dp/DPs.

【公開番号】特開2017-211496(P2017-211496A) click here
【公開日】平成29年11月30日(2017.11.30)
【発明の名称】大口径防振付きズームレンズ

Specification and lens arrangement of embodiment 1
Focal length: 17.55 – 48.47 mm
F No.: 2.92
2ω: 81.42 – 32.32
Image height: 13.49 – 14.20 mm
Back focus: 1.0000 – 22.4957 mm
Lens length: 126.29 – 166.99 mm

If a true successor of  18-50mm F2.8 is coming After 10 years of Gap we do expect a lot of improvement in optics, AF speed, IS and overall performance of the upcoming Sigma APS-C lens.

We will update you soon as we get any new information. Also see Sigma new Foveon image sensor patent.

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Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN Sample Images

Sigma 16mm F2.8 Lens

Well, yes we do have the samples captured by Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN (See development announcement here). The lens is specifically made for E-Mount and M4/3 camera. But, Sample image was captured by Sony A7R II Camera, Actually Sony A7R II camera is used here as a APS-C sensor camera @ 18 MP mode.

Take a look at the sample image and do share your thought with us

Download the full size samples from here

SIGMA 16mm F1.4 DC DN Lens Development Announcement

Sigma Lens

SIGMA announced development of world first 16mm F1.4 DC DN Lens for Sony APS-C Mirrorless cameras as well as M 4//3 mounts. This lens features high grade optics and STM motor for silent and fast AF.

Major Features:

  • Fast Hybrid AF
  • Dust- and splash-proof design
  • Designed to minimize flare and ghosting
  • Image quality rivaling that of our Art line lenses
  • Bright prime functionality to experience photography at its best
  • Accessories Included: Petal Type Lens Hood (LH716-01), Rear and Front Cap
  • “Made in Japan” with outstanding craftsmanship

Continue reading SIGMA 16mm F1.4 DC DN Lens Development Announcement

SIGMA Patent 12mm F1.4 MFT Lens

Sigma filed a patent of 12mm F1.4 for m4/3 lens.It’s a good news for M4/3 owners that Sigma is finally taking interest in M4/3 systems cameras. In Future we do expect ART series lenses dedicated for M4/3 system cameras.

Sigma MFT lens patent

Also take a look at the translated text from Sigma

FT san suggests that the embodiment 1 is same to “LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm / F1.4 ASPH” of Panasonic. That’s optical formula of both the lenses look exactly same.

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Sigma 135mm F1.8 Lens Shipping to Start from April 7, 2017

Sigma 135mm lens image

Pre-order of the lens will go live today and the shipping of the lens will start from April 7, 2017.

Take a look at the major specification of the lens

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

The 135mm lens is available for Canon  EF mount , Nikon F Mount and Sigma SA Mount

Pre-order / Buying option

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon EF – B&H, Nikon F B&H,  and for Sigma B&H Store.

The shipping information of other announced lenses aren’t not available right now.

  • Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art
  • Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS Art
  • Sigma 100-400 f/5-6.3 OS

Sigma Announces 4 New Lenses

Sigma today announce three new lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sigma Bodies.

Canon 100-400mm lens image

The new 100-400mm lens Max aperture starts from F5-6.3. I was expecting a bit more bright lens from Sigma.  The 100-400mm lens features Dust and Splash proof Construction. And weight over 1 Kg. The lens features pushed or pulled mechanism. The will do fast AF since it incorporates hypersonic motor with an updated algorithm.

Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Major Features

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/5 to f/22
  • Four SLD Glass Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Optical Stabilizer
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens

Sigma-14mm-F1.8-Lens-image

World only 14mm wide angle zoom lens that features F1.8 aperture. The Sigma made a exceptional lens that will help you to get crystal clear images in low-light condition.

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Three FLD Elements, Four SLD Elements
  • Four Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens

Sigfma-24-70mm-F2.8-IS-imag

The Most awaited lens of all time, the lens features Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override. And the lens also features Optical Stabilizer to combat camera shake.

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three SLD and Four Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Optical Stabilizer
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

After the 24-70mm F2.8 Lens announcement from Sigma Canon and Nikon 24-70mm lens demanded will be lowered for sure and specially Canon should be worried since the 24-70mm lens version doesn’t have built-in IS.

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens

Sigma 135mm

Sigma 135mm lens arrived with BRIGHT F1.8 aperture. According to sigma lens has resolving power of 50 MP or higher. The hypersonic (ring-type ultrasonic) focus motor secures ultra fast Auto Focusing Speed.

Sigma 135mm lens major feature

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Well these are the set of lenses announced by Sigma. We love to see a new and awesome products from a third party maker and this competition will force Canon and Nikon both to make high quality lenses that will raise the competition bar further more.

 

Sigma Upcoming ART Lenses Image Leaked

Yesterday we have published the list of lenses expected to be announced by Sigma Soon. And just prior to the announcement we now have the product shots of all the ART lenses as usual.

The most important products are 24-70mm lens and 100-400mm ART Lens. These ART lenses will sure kill out the sales of Canon as well as Nikon native lenses.

1. 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art

Sigma-135mm-ART-Lens

Continue reading Sigma Upcoming ART Lenses Image Leaked