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

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

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)

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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Some Sigma lenses have AF and OS issues with the Nikon Df, firmware update coming soon

Sigma reported another issue with some of their lenses when used with the Nikon Df (the previous one was for the Nikon D5300). A new firmware to address the problem will be released shortly. If your Sigma lens is not compatible with the USB dock, you will have to contact your nearest Sigma service center in order […]

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Sigma will release firmware update to fix AF issues with the Nikon D5300

Sigma reported AF issues when using their lenses with the Nikon D5300 camera. A new firmware update to address those problems will be released tomorrow. If your Sigma lens is not compatible with the USB dock, you will have to contact your nearest Sigma service center in order to get the update.

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Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM lens leaked, already listed on Sigma’s website

Update: the price of the lens is $899. The Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM is one of the rumored new DSLR lenses to be announced in 2014 and yesterday CanonRumors published the first picture of the new lens. The basic specs are: 82mm filter, weigh of 885 grams, lens design: 19 elements in 14 groups (for comparison the Nikon 24-120mm […]

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DxOMark test: Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM vs. Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

New DxOMark test: Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM ($1,509 after a $150 rebate) vs. Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR ($2,696.95). DxOMark calls the Sigma lens “one of the sharpest long telephoto zoom on D800″:

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