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Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens with Nikon mount is now shipping

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The Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens for Nikon is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock. The lens is compatible with the new Sigma USB dock. More details on this lens can be found after the break:

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The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens price announced: $799

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Sigma announced the pricing of their groundbreaking 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens for Nikon DX cameras and I think it’s a pleasant surprise: the lens is currently listed at B&H for $799. For comparison (not really, but still) the Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II DX lens costs $846, the 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF DX Lens […]

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Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Art lens sample images

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Foto Hans Keuzekamp received their first Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM Art lens for Nikon mount and sent me few sample images taken with the Nikon D7100. This new 30mm f/1.4 lens is designed for APS-C/DX Nikon DSLRs cameras (45mm equivalent focal length) and is compatible with the Sigma USB dock ($59).  The lens is still not shipping in […]

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First images taken with the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens are out

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The Korean website lcap.tistory.com published many sample images taken with the just announced Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens. The post also contains distortion, light fall-off and “starring” samples. The photos are taken with a Canon camera, but you can get an idea about the performance of the lens. Another post shows the lens coverage when used on a full […]

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It’s real: Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens announced

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The rumors were true: Sigma officially announced the world’s first 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM zoom lens: World’s first lens offering an aperture of F1.8 throughout the zoom range.SIGMA 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM, the large aperture APS-C format standard zoom lens. What […]

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DxOMark: the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens sets a new benchmark for optical performance

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DxOMark published their test results and conclusions for the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens with Nikon mount: “The lens sets a new benchmark for optical performance for a retro-focus lens in this focal length and it’s a feat that’s even more remarkable given the price is well-below that of any of the big name brands.” With […]

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Nikon patent infringement lawsuit against Sigma dismissed by Tokyo District Court

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Back in 2011 Nikon filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Japan against Sigma over lenses with VR technology. Jiji Press reports today that Tokyo District Court dismissed Nikon’s claims of patent infringement. Nikon was looking for a compensations of 12 billion yen (around 130 million dollars). The lawsuit was based on six Sigma lenses with image stabilization […]

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