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New Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 Lens Coming

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According to latest rumors Sigma will soon announce a new 70-200mm lens F2.8 lens. The lens is expected to announce before Photokina 2018. The upcoming version will replace the existing 70-200mm lens. These lenses will initially arrive for Canon, Nikon and Sigma Native mount. We will update you soon as we get any new information.

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Sigma Sending invites for March 30 event

Sigma Lens

Sigma sending invites for March 30 Event, actually its a E-Mount event and we do expect Sigma will showcase newly announced Sigma ART lenses for FE-Mount on that event. As well as we also expect some E-Mount specific announcement on that event. Since, its a E-mount event not a FE. It is also expected that they may finally announce 50mm f/1.4 APS-C E-mout lens.

Now let’s hope what they have something exciting for E-Mount, we will update you soon as we get any new information.

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Get New Sigma ART Lenses for Your Sony Mirroless Camera

You can now pre-order / but Sigma latest lenses at B&H Store.  These lenses are work best with your camera and even these lenses synchronizes with built-in camera stabilization.

Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E B&H ($1,399)
Sigma 20mm Lens image Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E  B&H ($899)
Sigma 14mm lens Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E  B&H ($1599)
Sigma 24mm lens Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E B&H ($849)
sigma 35 mm lens image Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E B&H ($899)
Sigma 50 MM Lens image Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E B&H ($949)

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens Announced

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Sigma announced the 14-24mm F2.8 HSM Art lens for DSLRs (Canon, Nikon and Sigma). As you ca notice the lens belongs to Sigma premium series of lenses and by having constant aperture.

The lens deigned with 50MP sensors in mind (yes they are talking about Canon 5DSR and Nikon D850) and the lens also features nine-blade aperture, minimum focus distance of 26cm (10″) and a weight of around 1.2 kg (2.5 lb). If you are a Canon DSLR user then you must know that this lens will also works with Canon’s in-camera lens aberration correction.

Pricing and availability TBA.

Continue reading Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens Announced

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 Patent - New Foveon Sensor

Sigma new sensor patent

One of the biggest news coming from Sigma, Sigma is working on a new Foveon image sensor dedicated for Video purpose. For more details you can look at description below.

Foveon sensor image

Take a look at the patent details below (Translated)
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a high resolution still picture and moving picture using a multi-layer sensor in which all pixels have three or more color photoelectric conversion layers and which do not generate false color in principle, while reducing the data amount And performs high-speed readout.
An image pickup device having color separation in a thickness direction of an element and having photoelectric conversion layers of three or more colors, and control means for controlling reading of the image pickup element. In the image pickup device 200, the pixel information is read out by predetermined resolution for each layer separated in the thickness direction in the thickness direction, and at least one layer out of the color-separated layers of the image pickup element has the pixel information Is read out, and at least one layer is read out pixel information with a resolution lower than the highest resolution. The control unit 130 acquires luminance information from the pixel information of the layer read out with the highest resolution out of the layers separated from the color and outputs the pixel information of the layer other than the layer read out with the highest resolution Color information is acquired from pixel information of each layer so as to have the same resolution.

Patent Details
[Issuing country】 Japan Patent Office (JP)
[Publication type] Published patent publication (A)
[Publication number] Japanese Patent Application Laid-open No. 2017-208651 (P2017-208651A)
[Publication date] November 24, 2017
Title of the Invention Imaging device

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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