More news about the L-Mount alliance between Leica, Panasonic, and Sigma. Sigma has announced that it will be releasing 11 of its highly-regarded Art prime lenses for the L-Mount and a new lens adapter. Pricing and availability for all of those lenses will be announced at a later date.
One day before the official launch of Photokina 2018, Leica Camera AG, Panasonic and Sigma announced a strategic partnership at the company’s press conference.
The “L-Mount Alliance” is an unprecedented way of working together and will be particularly beneficial to the customers of the three companies. It allows Panasonic and Sigma to use the L-mount standard developed by Leica for their own developments and thus also offer cameras and optics with this lens mount.
Through the joint efforts of the three partners, the alliance will significantly contribute to the importance of the L-Mount standard for the world of photography. … Continue reading
At the CP+ 2018 event, Sigma introduced their nine ART-series lenses for Sony E-mount. According to Sigma, the E-mount versions will offer a newly developed control algorithm that optimizes the autofocus drive and maximizes the data transmission speed.
Sigma released a new firmware update version 1.09 for the MC-11 lens adapter.
The firmware update ver1.09 for the Mount Converter/Lens Adapter for Sony E-mount improves AF performance with the “Eye AF” function is selected. It also adds compatibility for the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens.
The Sigma MC-11 lens adapter priced for $249. Designed for Sony full frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras mount converter is available at Amazon, B&H stores. With the MC-11 model Sony camera users will be able to utilize 19 Global Vision lenses in Sigma Canon Mount (EOS) and Sigma Mount (SA). … Continue reading
A new Sigma FE lens and 50mm f/1.4 DC DN lens is rumored to be announced at CP+ 2018 show.
At the end of last year, Sigma released a new APS-C E-mount lens for Sony mirrorless cameras: Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN lens. They have also released a new lens roadmap for Sony E-mount cameras. According to the graph Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens will be the next lens in the DN-series lineup and to be announced in 2018.
Along with APS-C E-mount lens, Sigma is also rumored to unveil their first FE lens designed for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. Both lenses will be announced around CP+ Show in Japan on March 1st. More details after the break! … Continue reading
This new lens costs $449 and shipping will start on November 22nd.
Sigma officially announced the development of the new 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for Sony E-mount and Micro Four Thirds.
The release date and price information to be determined later. The lens hood will be available as an accessory (LH716-01).
The Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens would be the second budget-friendly fast aperture optic after the 30mm version. We expect the price will stand around $399 just like the 30mm F1.4 DC DN. … Continue reading
DxOMark published their test results for Sigma 30mm F1.4 lens. Tested on the Sony A6000, the new optic achieved an excellent result overall.
The standard prime lens achieved a score of 29 points. It has become is the highest-ranked Sony E-mount lens in their database. It’s also the brightest, boasting great light transmission of 1.8 TStop thanks to its wide maximum aperture setting.
According to DxOMark test, the lens has noticeable corner shading at the maximum f/1.4 aperture setting. Chromatic aberrations are well-controlled across large parts of the frame. Although some fringing in the very far corners affected the overall score. … Continue reading