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Coming Soon for the Pentax K-mount: Sigma 30mm f1.4 Art lens, February 12, 2014
Pentax K-mount prime fans can soon join the Art Prime party. More specifically, the Sigma 30mm f1.4 Art series SLR lens is coming soon in the Pentax K-mount as well! More via the Pentaxforums website. Continue

New Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art and smaller 18-200mm zoom, January 6, 2014
Sigma announced two new lenses at CES 2014, a new Art series edition of their 50mm f1.4 SLR prime lens and a smaller/compact-er 18-200mm DC superzoom lens. Early details at Amateur Photographer UK. More details when more press releases come... Continue

Sigma Prices: 24-105mm f4 SLR lens for $900 [now with pre-orders], October 24, 2013
The Sigma step-by-step announcement of the new 24-105mm f4 SLR continues today with the announcement of its price, $900 coming out starting November 2013. Details via Digital Camera Review and dpreview. The lens is now available for pre-order for $900... Continue

Sigma streaming events live from the PDN Photo Expo Plus in NYC, October 24, 2013
More and more companies are discovering the interwebs as they intersect the conventional trade shows and conventions. Sigma has a live stream from the PDN Photo Plus Expo Trade show which they call the #SigmaSafari: featuring hands-on shooting experiences starring... Continue

New Sigma SLR lens: 24-105mm f4 OS DG HSM Art series (C/N/A/P/S) [official now], October 14, 2013
UPDATE 10/16/13 at 1:36am ET: the lens is now officially announced! The links below work again! No price as far as I can tell. Sigma makes announcements in parts, so the price will probably be revealed later as we get... Continue

Sigma tries to flirt with camera system switchers, offers Mount Conversion Service for new lines of lenses ($80 to $200 plus S&H), August 2, 2013
Sigma has come up with a new strategy + trick to convince people to buy their lenses over the house brand. For their new lenses with the silly product family line names (Art, Sports, Contemporary aka Global Vision), they are... Continue

Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 SLR lens price is reasonable $800, available in C/N/A/P/S SLR mounts, June 16, 2013
With most new and interesting camera gear priced to and sometimes through the moon, it can be a surprise when a manufacturer prices a product reasonably. Perhaps wanting to make amends for the $7,900 Sigma SD1, Sigma has given the... Continue

The Ridiculous: Seller offering Sigma USB Lens Dock for $841, June 1, 2013
From time to time, we like to spotlight some of the ridiculous things online sellers try to get away with. This particular seller, is offering the Sigma USB Lens Dock for Canon for $841 plus $14 shipping from Japan via... Continue

Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC Lens: Hands-on at dpreview and samples from Korea, April 22, 2013
The latest Curiosity Factor lens is the Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 DC SLR lens! We have two new developments on this lens: + two page hands on report at dpreview (discussed in dpreview comments) + many sample pictures at Korean website... Continue

Sigma surprises with new 18-35mm f1.8 DC SLR lens (so real there are hands-on reports published!), April 17, 2013
Sometimes pigs do fly! Sigma is flying a new pig today, it is a brand new 18-35mm f1.8 (f-one-eight) DC SLR lens! DC as in for APS-C-ish DSLRs, so the usual 1.5x math is in order. Price has not been... Continue

Test Scene F-Stop Duel: Sony RX1 vs Canon 5DMk3 at Photography Blog, February 17, 2013
Duel time! One of the Photography Blog test scenes is hosting an f-stop duel between the Sony RX1 and the Canon 5D Mark III with the Sigma 35mm f1.4 lens mounted on. Since the test is testing lenses, the variable... Continue

Sigma publishes 42 full-size JPEGs from DP3 Merrill, February 6, 2013
Oppa Foveon style! Sigma published 42 full-size JPEG sample pictures taken with the Sigma DP3 Merrill by two different photographers in November 2012. This can be found at the DP3 Merrill mini site (via X3 Magazine). The DP3m is available... Continue

Dxomark Group-Test of five Super Wide Primes (Nikon, Zeiss, Sigma, Samyang), February 6, 2013
Dxomark has been busy with new lens reviews, and perhaps the most interesting of their latest output is a group test of five super wide prime lenses from Canon, Nikon, Zeiss, Sigma and Samyang. They are all full frame primes,... Continue

Sigma DP3 Merrill gets priced at $1,000 and coming in a few weeks, February 5, 2013
The third camera in the Sigma Big Sensor Primes Merrill line-up with the slightly larger Foveon sensor is the aptly named DP3 Merrill and it has been given a price by Sigma. Surprise-surprise, it is $1000, just like the price... Continue

New Sigma Lenses: new 60mm f2.8 DN, new-metal 19 and 28 f2.8 DN, and redesigned 30/1.4 DC SLR, January 29, 2013
The three major Japanese third-party lens manufacturers paid homage to the Japanese CP Plus trade show with new announcements. Sigma's press release covers four lenses. One is brand new, and three are redesigned/updated versions of previous Sigma lenses. As usual,... Continue


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