Category Archives: Sigma

Sigma 14mm f/1.8 and 135mm f/1.8 ART Lenses Coming in 2017

Sigma is once again rumored to be planning the launch of an Art-series prime lenses with bright aperture. The rumored lenses are the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art and Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art. The Sigma 135mm f/1.8 OS Art telephoto-prime model has been rumored since way back in 2013. There is no such lens in the company’sContinue Reading

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Lens Tested : Best Lens Ever

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon test results posted by DxOMark. The Art-series bright prime lens has been awarded as the highest score the benchmarking company has ever given. Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art lens achieved a score of 50 points. This is currently best lens ever in the world, even better than the OtusContinue Reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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