Rumors: new Sigma 18-250mm OS with Macro capability
Update June-15-2012 at 4:50am NYC time
This new Sigma lens has now been Officially Announced by Sigma... The earlier rumor is after the jump...
ORIGINAL POST (the rumor)
The superzoom trend continues in the world of DSLR/iLC lenses, with a new rumor at Japanese digicamera-info.com (computer-translated), based on a leak spotted at an internet shop, that Sigma will announce a new version of their stabilized 18-250mm APS-C lens that will add macro capabilities. The first "flavor" to come out will be the Canon mount in late June (June 25 to be specific).
This lens will be a follow-up to the existing 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM which is available in the Canon, Nikon, Minolta Alpha Dyxum, and Pentax K-mount SLR mounts, and is not designated as a Macro lens.