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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

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

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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

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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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