Category Archives: Sigma

Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art Lens Test Results

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Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens test results published by DxOMark.  The wide-angle zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras performed good performance. Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art lens test results shows very good sharpness with a score of 23 points. The optic tested on Canon EOS 5D Mark IV full-frame digital SLR camera. According to DxOMark test, they find the wide-angle optic shows the best performance found atContinue Reading

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Sample Images

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First Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens sample images now available on the web. Before we get into the details let’s take a deeper look to this Sigma fast prime optic. As you know the ART series from Sigma delivers an exceptionally shallow depth of field and smooth bokeh. Sure it comes with high performance, a large f/1.4 aperture,Continue Reading

New Firmware Updates for Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 OS S/C Lenses

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Sigma released new firmware updates for Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports & Contemporary Lenses in Canon EF & Sigma SA mount. It improves AF accuracy and reduces the operating sound of the diaphragm blades when used with MC-11 Mount Converter on Sony E-mount cameras. Applicable products 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens ($1,999) isContinue Reading

Sigma MC-11 Mount Converter Firmware Version 1.02 Released

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Sigma released a new firmware update version 1.02 for the MC-11 Mount Converter/Lens Adapter (EF-E). The new update adds support for Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art, 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art and 500mm F4 DG OS HSM Sports lenses. The Sigma MC-11 adapter priced for $249 and available at Amazon, B&H, Adorama stores. It is designed for Sony full frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras. With the MC-11Continue Reading

Sigma Patent for 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye MFT Lens

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Sigma has filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent refers to a bright 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. A bright ultra wide-angle prime such as Sigma 8mm f/1.8 will be great for users of Micro Four Thirds system. However we have to underline that this is only the patent application. So don’t expect the product become available onContinue Reading

Sigma announces the 85mm F1.4 Art, 12-24mm Art, 500mm F4 Sport lenses

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Sigma has announced the 85mm F1.4 Art, the 12-24mm F4 Art, and the 500 F4 DG OS HSM Sport full-frame lenses for its Global Vision Line. The 85mm F1.4 Art has been designed with resolution and bokeh in mind. A stronger HSM AF motor produces 1.3x the torque of the previous setup hopes to improve autofocus speedContinue Reading

Sigma 30mm F1.4 lens gets DxOMarked

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Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN lens test results published by DxOMark.  Tested on the Sony A6000, the new lens achieved an excellent result and became top ranking prime. The standard prime lens is the highest-ranked Sony E-mount lens in their database. The lens achieved a score of 29 and showed an excellent performance. According to DxOMark test, the lens has noticeable cornerContinue Reading

Sigma Issues Statement About EOS-1D X Mark II Compatibility

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Sigma has announced that three of its lenses are not fully compatible with Canon’s new flagship EOS-1D X Mark II DLSR camera model. These lenses are the 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art, 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art and 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM. This partial incompatibility may cause exposure inaccuracies when “Evaluative Metering” or “Centre-weighted Average Metering” metering is employed. Sigma are currently workingContinue Reading

Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art lens to be announced soon

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Sigma 85mm F1.4 ART lens is rumored to be the next full-frame prime model and expected to arrive at Photokina 2016 event this September. Trusted sources are reporting that the Japan-based company is already working on its next models. It is being said that the Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art model is currently in testing by selected photographers in theContinue Reading

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens patented in Japan

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Sigma has patented a 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM telephoto zoom lens in Japan designed for full-frame digital SLR cameras. The bright aperture lens in the patent application has a focal range between 70 and 200mm which is ideal for action and sports photography. This means the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens is in development and will be addedContinue Reading