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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens now available for pre-order at $949

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The US price of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will be $949 (as previously reported). B&H is currently taking pre-orders for the Nikon version. Update: Adorama is now also taking pre-orders.

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art pricing and shipping info

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The pricing of the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will officially be announced tonight, but rumors already point to a $1,000 price tag (maybe even in the $900 range in the US). Shipping will start on April 25 for the Canon version, the Nikon mount will be released later.  The first 50mm Art review from […]

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Nikon awarded $14.5 million from Sigma in VR patent infringement lawsuit

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The Tokyo district court ordered Sigma to pay 1.5 billion JPY (around 14.5 million dollars) compensation to Nikon as a result of the patent infringement case for lenses with VR technology that was filed back in 2011. The lawsuit was based on six Sigma lenses with image stabilization technology. Initially Nikon was looking for a compensations of 12 billion […]

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens now in stock

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The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens (Nikon F mount) is finally in stock at B&H. According to DxOMark, the Sigma 18-35 is the best performing APS-C zoom lens they have tested:

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The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is here

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Sigma just announced their new 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens and given the feedback for their 35mm version, I expect this new 50mm to be the best price/performance option available today. The price was not officially announced. Additional details can be found at PhotoRumors.

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens (Nikon mount) finally in stock

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The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens (Nikon F mount) is finally in stock at B&H. Here is the DxOMark test score – the Sigma 18-35 is the best performing APS-C zoom lens available today:

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Amazon lightning deal: Sigma 35mm f/1.4 lens for $699 ($200 off)

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For the next hour and a half Amazon has a lighting deal on the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 lens for Nikon mount for $699.99 ($200 off). This is a tough choice since Nikon is rumored to announce a new 35mm f/1.8G full frame lens in few weeks. Update: the deal is now over. All upcoming Amazon […]

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