Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens Images & Specs

First images and specifications of the upcoming Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens have been leaked on the web.

The telephoto zoom lens is designed specially for Sony E-mount and Leica L-mount mirrorless cameras. The official announcement of the lens is expected to happen in the next several days.

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens Specifications: Continue reading “Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens Images & Specs”

Atomos updates Ninja V for Sigma fp, Fujifilm GFX100

Atomos has released new firmware updates for the Ninja V that adds new raw video recording capabilities for the Fujifilm GFX100 and Sigma fp cameras.

On a GFX 100 running firmware version 2.01 or later, the Ninja V can now record 12-bit 4K ProRes RAW video at up to 30p over HDMI. This marks the first time users can capture Raw footage on the large format camera.

As an alternative to Raw video, the Atomos firmware update also enables 10-bit 422 ProRes and DNx 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) capture up to 30p or 4K DCI (4096 × 2160) at up to 24p. Multiple monitoring modes have also been added for viewing and playing back Raw footage.

The Atomos Ninja V update now enables Apple ProRes Raw video recording over rHDMI with the Sigma fp at 4k DCI p24 or 4k UHD up to p30 directly from the camera’s full-frame sensor.

You can download the 10.53 firmware update from the Atomos Ninja V support page. Continue reading “Atomos updates Ninja V for Sigma fp, Fujifilm GFX100”

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Announced, Price $1,199

Sigma has announced a brand new 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras, designed specifically for E-Mount and L-Mount cameras.

The lens features 15 elements, including one aspherical and five SLD (special low dispersion). It has 11 aperture blades and its focus unit is driven by a high-speed stepping motor. The minimum focus distance of the 85mm F1.4 is 0.85m (34″) and the maximum magnification is 0.12x.

The US price is $1,199. Shipping is scheduled to start in late August 2020. Now the new Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Announced, Price $1,199”

Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses and USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M

Sigma launched the popular 16mm F1.4 DC DN, 30mm F1.4 DC DN and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses for L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as the new Sigma USB Dock UD-11 which is designed for L-Mount and Canon EF-M mount.

The 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses are identical to their Sony E-mount, Canon EF-M mount and Micro Four Thirds predecessors, and are currently available to pre-order for $450 (AdoramaB&H), $340 (AdoramaB&H) and $480 (AdoramaB&H), respectively, with a July 10 shipping date.

Sigma’s new USB Dock UD-11 models use a USB Type-C connection and are available for Sigma L-mount and Canon EF-M mount mirrorless lenses. As with Sigma’s other docks, the UD-11 models makes it possible to update firmware and customize settings on Sigma lenses with these mounts.

These EF-M and L-Mount docks are also available to pre-order starting today for $59 (AdoramaB&H) with an expected shipping date of July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 16mm, 30mm and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lenses and USB Dock UD-11 for L-Mount and Canon EF-M”

Sigma TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters for L-Mount Lenses

In addition to the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens (for L-mount and E-mount), Sigma has also announced two new L-mount teleconverters: the TC-1411 (1.4x) and the TC-2011 (2x).

Sigma says these two teleconverters are ‘Designed to complement Sigma’s renowned optical formulas’ and feature a dust- and splash-proof design ‘comparable to that of the Sigma Sports line lenses.’

The TC-1411 (1.4x) and TC-2011 (2x) are currently available to pre-order for $400 (AdoramaB&H) and $430 (AdoramaB&H), respectively, and should ship on July 10 alongside the 100-400mm F5-6.3 lens. Continue reading “Sigma TC-1411 1.4x and TC-2011 2x Teleconverters for L-Mount Lenses”

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount

Sigma today officially announced the new 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary telephoto zoom lens for E-mount and L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The telephoto zoom lens is constructed of 22 elements in 16 groups including one low dispersion element (FLD) and four special low dispersion (SLD) elements. It uses a stepping motor for autofocus, has a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimum aperture range of F22–29 and a 67mm front filter thread. At 100mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 112cm (44”) and at 400mm it has a minimum focusing distance of 160cm (63”). The lens measures in at 86mm (3.4”) diameter, 197mm (7.8”) long and weighs 1,135g (40oz).

The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary is currently available to pre-order for Sony E-mount (AdoramaB&H) and L-mount (AdoramaB&H) for $950.  Shipping will start on July 10. Continue reading “Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS Contemporary Lens for L-Mount and Sony E-Mount”

First Images of Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens, 2X TC-2011 teleconverter and Sigma USB dock UD-11

Here are the first images of the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens (for L-mount and E-mount), 2X TC-2011 teleconverter for L-mount and Sigma USB dock UD-11 for L-mount.

Sigma will soon announce a new super telephone zoom lens for Sony E-mount cameras. The product would be the Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens. 

The Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens is already available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts for $799, so we expect the Sony E-mount version will also be priced at $799. In addition to the Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens, Sigma is rumored to announce a new 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS lens.  Continue reading “First Images of Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS Lens, 2X TC-2011 teleconverter and Sigma USB dock UD-11”

Firmware Update for Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art E-Mount Lens

Sigma has released a new firmware update for Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens for Sony E-mount.

The US Price of the lens is $1,368. Check availability at AdoramaBHphotoAmazon)

From Sigma :  Continue reading “Firmware Update for Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 Art E-Mount Lens”

Best Photo Gear of 2020 : TIPA Awards

Here is the best photo gear of 2020 according to the TIPA World Awards 2020 winners list. The Technical Imaging Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of its 2020 awards honoring the best products in the photography industry in 2020.

The awards cover everything from cameras and lenses to photography services and tech and design accolades. Here are the 2020 winners: Continue reading “Best Photo Gear of 2020 : TIPA Awards”

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens Firmware Update V02

Sigma released a new firmware update V02 for Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens.

Designed  for Sony E-Mount and L-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated for full mirrorless cameras.

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art lens price is $1,099 and it is generally compared against Tamron’s popular 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD, which retails for $850. Check availability at BHphotoAdorama. Continue reading “Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art Lens Firmware Update V02”