Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless

Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art is an ultra-fast semi-wide-angle prime lens for full-frame Sony, Panasonic and Leica mirrorless bodies. The lens, which Sigma claims can resolve over 50 million pixels, contains a total of 17 elements, including aspherical and ‘SLD’ glass. The minimum focus distance is 30cm (~11″), with a max magnification of 0.2x.

The Sigma 35mm f/1.2 is fairly hefty, weighing over 1kg (2.4lbs) with a length of 136mm (5.4″). This is compared to the older 35mm F1.4 Art, which weighs 665g (1.5lb) and measures 94mm (3.7″) in length. The filter ring of the new 35mm F1.2 is supersized too, at 82mm.

The lens has an aperture ring that can be clicked or de-clicked, as well as a customizable AFL button. Build quality appears high, with a weather-sealed enclosure and a coating on the front element to repel oil and water.

The 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art lens will be available later this month, US Price would be around $1,300. Continue reading “Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless”

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for Full Frame Mirrorless

Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art lens announced for full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Art lens will be released in August for Panasonic / Leica L-mount and Sony E-mount.

The company calls it the ‘definitive lens for astrophotography’ and emphasizes its ‘outstanding’ resolution to the edges of the frame, achieved in part thanks to the inclusion of low dispersion elements and Sigma’s Nano Porous Coating (NPC).

The lens is splash and dustproof, and features a rear filter holder. The aperture diaphragm uses 11 rounded blades, and the lens weighs 28 oz / 795g. Shipping will start in late August 2019 and US Price would be around $1,300.

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Leica M-E Typ 240 Camera Announced, Price : $3,995

Leica Camera has announced a new member of the legendary Leica M family, aimed squarely at newcomers to the M-System. The Leica M-E (Typ 240) is a brand new take on the established formula from the popular Leica M (Typ 240) cameras, with some welcome changes and improvements. It offers a full frame 24 megapixel CMOS sensor, Leica Maestro processor, 2-year Leica warranty and access to the full portfolio of Leica M lenses for a price of $3,995 – making it the new entry-point of Leica M rangefinders.

Leica M-E Typ 240 will be priced at $3,995 / £3,500 (tax included). Check availability at B&H Photo.
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Leica SL2 Camera Coming in June 2019

The new Leica SL2 camera is rumored to arrive in mid-2019. According to a Leica Italy representative, the Leica SL2 full frame mirrorless camera with L-mount will be announced in June 2019.

The company recently announced the new Leica Q2 full frame compact camera. A Leica Italy representative answered a question on Facebook that upcoming Leica SL2 will be released in June, 2019. The comment was deleted later. Continue reading “Leica SL2 Camera Coming in June 2019”

Leica Q2 Video Reviews Roundup

Here are roundup of latest Leica Q2 video reviews.

The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens.

The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00, and available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama.

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Leica Q2 Camera Officially Announced, Price $4,995

Leica Camera now officially announced the Leica Q2 full frame compact camera. The US price for Leica Q2 is $4,995.00, and available for pre-order at B&H Photo/Adorama.

The Leica Q2 features a 47.3MP full-frame sensor capable of DCI and UHD 4K video recording. The camera sticks with the stabilized 28mm F1.7 offered on the first Q.  Continue reading “Leica Q2 Camera Officially Announced, Price $4,995”

Leica Q2 Detailed Specifications: 47MP, 4K 30p, 10 fps

Here are the Leica Q2 detailed specifications. The upcoming full frame compact camera is expected to be announced on March 6th, 2019.

According to the leaked specs list, Leica Q2 will feature 47MP full-frame image sensor, 10fps burst speed with 4K video recording at 30fps. Check out the Leica Q2 detailed specifications ! Continue reading “Leica Q2 Detailed Specifications: 47MP, 4K 30p, 10 fps”

Leica Q2 Camera Images Leaked

First Leica Q2 camera images have been leaked. The image of the camera is not clear much but we can see the name of the camera written on the top panel.

Leica Q2 camera will feature a 47MP sensor and body design looks exactly the same as of its predecessor. Check out the Leica Q2 camera images! Continue reading “Leica Q2 Camera Images Leaked”

Rumors: Leica Q2 with 47MP sensor, Leica S3 with 64MP sensor

According to recent reports the upcoming Leica Q2 camera could feature a new 47MP sensor. The new Leica FOTOS app version 1.1.0 already has a listing for the upcoming Leica Q2 camera with two new resolution settings.

Rumors claims that one of them is for Leica Q2 with 47MP sensor and the other one is for Leica S3 with 64MP sensor.

So in addition to the Sony RX1, Leica will make it serious full-frame fixed-lens competitor with the upcoming Zeiss ZX1.

  • 47MP (for the Leica Q2?)
  • 64MP (for the Leica S3?)

Leica Q2 Camera Rumors

  • “Leica Q2” has already been trademarked in Europe since 2017
  • Leica Q2 has also already been registered at the Indonesian government agency Postel under the code name “4889”
  • Nokishita spotted the registration for the new Leica Q2 camera. We shall see this camera announced within 1-2 months

via Nokishita

Leica Q2 Camera to be Announced Soon

The Leica Q2 full frame compact camera now already got registered online. The Mark II version of this Leica camera will be officially announced in next several days or weeks.

So in addition to the Sony RX1, Leica will soon get another full-frame fixed-lens competitor with the upcoming Zeiss ZX1.

The camera code for Leica Q2 is “4889”, could have a 47MP full frame sensor.

Leica Q2 Camera Rumors

  • “Leica Q2” has already been trademarked in Europe since 2017
  • Leica Q2 has also already been registered at the Indonesian government agency Postel under the code name “4889”
  • Nokishita spotted the registration for the new Leica Q2 camera. We shall see this camera announced within 1-2 months

via: NC