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”

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”

Techart Releases TZC-01 – New Canon EF to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter

Techart releases the TZC-01, an adapter that makes it possible to mount and use autofocus Canon EF lenses on Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras

Techart says the TZC-01 will work with EF-mount lenses from Canon, Sigma, Tamron, Tokina and Zeiss. In addition to ‘native’ autofocus performance, the lenses will also maintain aperture control, stabilization features and EXIF data. In total, Techart lists 62 lenses it says are proven compatible with the adapter: Continue reading “Techart Releases TZC-01 – New Canon EF to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter”

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras

The new Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN lens for Sony E-Mount and L-Mount is the second newly-designed “Art zoom” dedicated forfull mirrorless cameras.  The new lens joins the previously-announced 14-24mm F2.8 DG DN Art as the second of Sigma’s DN zoom.

The lens has a total of 19 elements, including low dispersion, special low dispersion and aspherical glass. Sigma’s ‘Super Multi-Layer’ and ‘Nano Porous’ coatings have been applied to reduce flare and ghosting. Autofocus is driven by a stepping motor and the lens can focus as close as 18cm (7.1″).

The Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art will be available in both L-mount and Sony E-mount in mid-November 2019. Pricing will be announced at a later date. Compared against Tamron’s popular 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD, which retails for $850, it would be in the same price range. Check at BHphotoAdoramaContinue reading “Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art for Sony E-mount and L-Mount Mirrorless Cameras”

Sigma Fujifilm X Mount Lenses Coming ?

Sigma APS-C Lenses FINALLY Coming to Fujifilm X-Mount ? Third party lens manufacturer previously said they wanted to develop lenses for Fujifilm, but their resources were limited at that time. Now it looks like they might start developing lenses for Fujifilm has the most professional APS-C system at the moment.

New Fujifilm Savings – Save up to $500 on Fujifilm X-T3 and X-T30 Body Continue reading “Sigma Fujifilm X Mount Lenses Coming ?”

Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Review : A Unique Lens

Dustin Abbott completed his exhaustive review of the Sigma 500mm F/4 OS Sport lens.

The Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports is a hyper-telephoto prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras, and APS-C sensor cameras with an effective increase in the focal length. Designed for the professional sports and wildlife shooter, the Sigma 500mm F4 is available in Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts with a price tag of $5999.99 in the US. Check availability at Amazon USAB&H PhotoAdorama.

The review below comes with a rich set of test shots and discusses every aspect of the Sigma 500mm F/4 OS Sport lens.  Continue reading “Sigma 500mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sports Lens Review : A Unique Lens”