The newly launched firmware version 1.06 fixes AF-issues that can occur with some lenses that are not officially compatible with the MC-11 converter.
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reviewJul 18, 2017 at 13:15
Could Sigma's new 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens become the new standard for shooting the night sky? Our resident astrophotographer, José Francisco Salgado, took it on assignment and tells us what he discovered.
sample galleryJul 18, 2017 at 13:15
The Sigma 14mm F1.8 is a fast, wide lens that holds particular appeal for astrophotographers. We sent it to Badlands National Park in South Dakota to get some dark sky photos.
lens newsJul 13, 2017 at 21:48
Sigma has announced pricing and availability for its new Cine Prime lenses. The 14mm and 135mm T2 primes will be available from later this month, for $4999.
Jul 6, 2017 at 14:24
Sigma just released a new firmware update for its popular MC-11 lens adapters, adding support for the company's new 14mm f/1.8 and long-awaited 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lenses, among other updates.
Pricing for Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM and 24-70 F2.8 DG OS HSM Art lenses announced, undercuts the competition
lens newsJun 22, 2017 at 18:56
Pricing and shipping have finally been revealed for two highly anticipated lenses from Sigma, announced in February.
Jun 7, 2017 at 13:18
Firmware version 1.01 improves AF performance of the lens and OS speed of operation when using the Sigma mount converter MC-11.
Sigma's SD Quattro H features the largest-ever Foveon sensor: an APS-H chip with a spatial resolution of 25.5 megapixels. An impressively solid body, refined interface and competitive price tag all count in its favor. But has the Quattro design given up too much of what Foveon fans liked so much?
May 30, 2017 at 18:48
A statement from Sigma acknowledges that some of its zoom lenses may experience focus issues on the Sony a9 when used with the MC-11 adapter.
May 17, 2017 at 17:49
The new firmware claims to improve the AF accuracy of the lenses when used with the Sigma Mount Converter MC-11.
May 11, 2017 at 14:25
A new firmware version fixes some bugs that occur when using the 30mm F1.4 APS-C lens with the Sony a6300 and a5100 cameras.
May 2, 2017 at 21:02
Imaging Resource took a look at Sigma's fast 135mm telephoto prime lens, calling it once of the sharpest lenses they've ever tested.
lens newsApr 20, 2017 at 20:20
Just in time for NAB, Sigma has announced an expansion to its Cine Prime line of lenses, adding the Cine High Speed 14mm T2 and Cine FF High Speed 135mm T2. Read more
Apr 9, 2017 at 10:00
The Sigma sd Quattro H offers a little update that makes a big impact: the ability to shoot DNG Raws. If Sigma wants to bring Foveon tech to the mass market, then this was definitely a step in the right direction. Read more
Sigma's new sd Quattro H camera carries the company's largest-ever Foveon sensor with a claimed 51MP of equivalent resolution. Check out our samples that range from cherry blossoms to cityscapes and coffee shops to the studio. Read more
Apr 4, 2017 at 18:04
Sigma has released a firmware update for its sd Quattro that adds support for the DNG format, improves AF speeds and enhances compatibility with the company's Capture Pro software. Read more
lens newsMar 30, 2017 at 18:11
The Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens introduced last month during CP+ has launched for pre-order at $800. Read more
Mar 21, 2017 at 07:01
The UK’s Amateur Photographer magazine has launched its 2017 Amateur Photographer of the Year competition and is offering a total of £10,000 worth of Sigma lenses in prizes. Read more
lens newsMar 17, 2017 at 18:00
Sigma has revealed pricing and availability for the 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens it unveiled just prior to CP+: it will ship to customers in May at a cost of $1400. Read more
sample galleryFeb 28, 2017 at 08:01
Sigma's 14mm F1.8 Art is best described as incredibly wide and extremely fast. It's got the low light shooters on staff excited, so we jumped all over the chance to take a pre-production lens out for a spin at CP+ 2017. See gallery
CP+ 2017 - Sigma interview: 'We’ve learned that some customers require exceptional lens performance'
Feb 27, 2017 at 10:00
Sigma released four lenses at this year's CP+ in Yokohama. We're at the show, where we made time to sit down with Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of Sigma, to find our more about the new products. Read our interview
lens newsFeb 21, 2017 at 05:00
Sigma has released a trio of its high-end 'Art' lenses: a 14mm F1.8, optically stabilized 24-70mm F2.8 and a 135mm F1.8. All three lenses will be available for full-frame Canon, Nikon and Sigma bodies. Read more
reviewFeb 8, 2017 at 15:00
The Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art has been the talk of the portrait shooter town as of late, and for good reason since many testers have shown it to be the sharpest 85mm lens ever made. With that said, does it really live up to the hype? Read more
Feb 2, 2017 at 16:00
DxO just published its test results for the Nikon mount Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM A, and they're impressive to say the very least. Read more
camera newsDec 14, 2016 at 19:33
Updated: Sigma has announced that its forthcoming sd Quattro H APS-H interchangeable lens mirrorless camera will cost £1500 in the UK and ship in January. In the US it will cost $1200. Read more
sample galleryNov 14, 2016 at 11:00
The Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art is finally here, with a question almost as big as the lens itself: is it worth the wait? And, is it worth the weight? To find out, we wasted no time taking it out to shoot some portraits. See gallery
Oct 27, 2016 at 18:01
Sigma has released firmware updates that improve the functionality of its sd Quattro camera, the MC-11 adapter and both versions of its 150-600mm F5-6.3 zoom lens. Read more
lens newsOct 20, 2016 at 12:00
Sigma announced its new line of cinema in September, the first two lenses to be included in that line, the 18-35mm T2 and 50-100 T2, will both ship in December. Learn more
reviewOct 11, 2016 at 16:40
The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DN DC Contemporary was announced in February 2016, and sits atop Sigma's line of DN mirrorless lenses, with a 2-stop advantage over their previous 30mm F2.8 offering. As a Micro Four Thirds lens, how does it compare to the Panasonic Leica 25mm F1.4? Read more
sample galleryOct 4, 2016 at 12:00
Hot on the heels of its Photokina announcement, the Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art arrived on our doorstep last week, meaning one thing – time to shoot wide. Read more
Sep 26, 2016 at 12:00
After the dust settled in Cologne, we asked our readers: What's been the most exciting announcement of Photokina? Now, the results are in! Read more
Sep 20, 2016 at 13:53
Visitors to Photokina will find Sigma's latest lenses trapped behind glass but we managed to get our hands on them – and they are something to behold. Read more
Sep 19, 2016 at 18:20
Sigma has announced three full-frame lenses for its Global Vision Line: the long-rumored and long-awaited 85mm F1.4 Art, the 12-24mm F4 Art, and the 500 F4 DG OS HSM Sport. Read more
reviewSep 12, 2016 at 18:54
The Sigma 30mm F1.4 DN DC Contemporary was announced in February 2016, and sits atop Sigma's line of DN mirrorless lenses. It's currently the only APS-C F1.4 autofocus lens available for Sony E-mount and has an MSRP of $339. Can it best the Sony 35mm F1.8 OSS? Read more
lens newsSep 7, 2016 at 07:00
The Sigma Cine Lens line is designed with an emphasis on optical performance and high-resolution sensors, with the first lenses becoming available in late 2016. Read more
Jul 1, 2016 at 18:57
Sigma has announced new firmware for one of its super tele zooms that has a problem with exposure when used with the Nikon D500 and Sigma’s 1.4x tele convertor. Read more
camera newsJun 24, 2016 at 05:00
Sigma Corp. has announced pricing and availability for its sd Quattro mirrorless camera, a bundle including the camera and a 30mm F1.4 Art lens, as well as the EF-630 external flash. Read more
The Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM Art is a telezoom lens designed for APS-C format cameras, on which it provides an equivalant focal length range of approximately 75-150mm. Its fast F1.8 maximum aperture makes it the brightest lens of its type on the market. But is it any good? See gallery
lens newsJun 2, 2016 at 18:24
Sigma has announced that use of three of its lenses, the 20mm F1.4 DG HSM Art, 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art and the 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM, with the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II may result in some exposure issues. Read more
lens newsMay 12, 2016 at 18:13
Lens manufacturer Sigma has announced that it will replace parts on its Pentax-mount lenses that are known to scratch the new Pentax K-1 full-frame camera. Read more
sample galleryApr 20, 2016 at 14:00
We had our first opportunity to shoot with the Sigma 30mm F1.4 Contemporary at CP+. With a full-production lens in hand and good weather in the air, we've put the lens through its paces a little closer to home. Read more
Mar 14, 2016 at 22:06
Sigma has announced new firmware for its 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lenses, claiming that it makes the autofocusing system up to 50% faster. The firmware applies to lenses fitted for Canon EOS and Nikon F cameras, and can be installed via the company’s USB dock and the Optimization Pro software program. Read more
sample galleryMar 10, 2016 at 01:21
The Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 is a bit of a rarity. It's a fast telezoom designed specifically for Canon, Nikon and Sigma APS-C bodies, providing 75-150mm equivalent range. We were lucky enough to get our hands on a pre-production model while we were in Japan for CP+ 2016. Read more
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