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

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

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

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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Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM lens for Nikon DX cameras announced

Sigma announced a new 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM lens designed for APS-C DSLRs (45mm equivalent on a Nikon DX camera):

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Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM and 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lenses available for pre-oder

The two new Sigma lenses for Nikon F-mount are now available for pre-order at B&H: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM

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Two new Sigma lenses announced: 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM and 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM

Today at the CES show in Las Vegas Sigma announced two new lenses for Nikon F-mount: 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM and 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM. Full specifications available on PhotoRumors. Update: price and pre-order options available here.

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Photokina day 0

Those are the Nikon related news from the first “press day” at the 2012 Photokina show: Three new Sigma lenses with Nikon F mount: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC MACRO OS HSM Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Eight new Schneider-Kreuznach lenses (Nikon F-mount adapter available).

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