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Firmware update fixes Sigma MC-11 AF issues with incompatible lenses

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.

Astrophotography with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art lens

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 gallery: Astrophotography with the Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens

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.

Sigma announces pricing and availability of 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime lenses

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.

Sample gallery: Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art

Sigma's new 24-70mm F2.8 Art series lens has landed. Check out these initial sample images.

Sigma updates MC-11 Sony adapter, adds support for 24-70mm Art lens and more

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

Pricing and shipping have finally been revealed for two highly anticipated lenses from Sigma, announced in February.

Firmware update improves AF performance of Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens for Canon

Firmware version 1.01 improves AF performance of the lens and OS speed of operation when using the Sigma mount converter MC-11.

Sigma SD Quattro H Review

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?

Sigma Mount Converter MC-11 experiences focus bug when used with Sony a9

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.

Sigma offers firmware updates for four Canon mount lenses

The new firmware claims to improve the AF accuracy of the lenses when used with the Sigma Mount Converter MC-11.

Sigma releases updated firmware for 30mm F1.4 APS-C lens for Sony E-mount

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.

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM sample gallery

Sigma's new 100-400mm F5-6.3 super-zoom lens is well-suited to wildlife photography. We strapped it to a Canon 5D IV, found some avian subjects and put the results into a sample gallery. View gallery

Imaging Resource took a look at Sigma's fast 135mm telephoto prime lens, calling it once of the sharpest lenses they've ever tested.

Sigma announces 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 Cine Prime lenses

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

Opinion: Shooting DNG on the Sigma sd Quattro H is a game changer

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 sd Quattro H real world samples gallery

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

Firmware update brings DNG support and improved AF speeds to Sigma sd Quattro

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

Sigma 135mm F1.8 Art Sample Gallery

Recently the new Sigma 135mm F1.8 Art landed in the office, prompting us to get out there and shoot some portraits... from a distance. How does their new telephoto prime fare? See gallery

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM C available for pre-order for $800

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

£10,000 of Sigma lenses up for grabs in Amateur Photographer of the Year competition

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

Sigma announces 135mm F1.8 DG will cost $1400, arrive in May

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

Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art pre-production sample gallery

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'

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

CP+ 2017: Hands-on with Sigma's newest lenses

Sigma announced a whopping four new lenses just prior to CP+ 2017. As soon as the show opened to the press, we headed straight to the Sigma booth for some hands on time. Read more

Sigma announces 14mm F1.8, 24-70mm F2.8 and 135mm F1.8 Art lenses

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

Sigma Announces 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM lens

Sigma has announced the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM, a relatively compact and lightweight stabilized super-telephoto lens that promises the performance of brighter 100-400s, but in a smaller package. Read more

Has a new champion been crowned? Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art lens review

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

Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art DxO results: a new king is crowned

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

Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art sample gallery updated

We've been shooting with the Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art a lot lately, so we've added more images to our 85mm F1.4 sample gallery. Read more

Sigma releases price and availability for sd Quattro H

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

Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art Lens Review

The Sigma 12-24mm F4 comes at a fraction of the cost of the Canon 11-24mm F4L, but the real question is: can it match its performance? Read more 

It's finally here: Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art sample gallery

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

Sigma introduces trio of firmware updates for Quattro, MC-11 and 150-600mm F5-6.3

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

Sigma announces pricing for 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 Cine lenses

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

Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Micro Four Thirds Lens Review

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

Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art real world sample gallery

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

Reader's poll results: What was the most exciting announcement of Photokina?

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

Photokina 2016: Hands on with Sigma's latest lenses

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

Sigma adds the 85mm F1.4 Art, 12-24mm Art, 500mm F4 Sport lenses to its Global Vision line

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

Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary for Sony E-mount lens review

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

Sigma gets into the cinema lens game starting with 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 zooms

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

Sigma updates 150-600mm firmware to solve overexposure with Nikon D500

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

Sigma announces pricing and availability for sd Quattro and EF-630 flash

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

Fast telezoom: Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 sample images

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

Sigma says three of its lenses are not fully compatible with the Canon EOS-1D X II

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

Sigma offers part replacement to prevent lenses scratching Pentax K-1

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

Prime time: Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN | C full-production sample gallery

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

Sigma claims new firmware makes 150-600mm F5-6.3 AF up to 50% faster

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

Cream of the crop: Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 real-world samples

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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