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SIGMA Announces the 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Series Lens

SIGMA Announces the 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Series Lens

By Canon Rumors | February 21, 2017

A true high-speed lens that delivers a new dimension of visual experience *Among interchangeable lens for digital SLRs as of February 2017 14mm ultra-wide angle of view and F1.8 brightness deliver a new dimension of visual experience Seventh 35mm full-frame prime lens to join the Art line Other features A true high-speed lens that delivers Read more…

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Sigma Announces the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens

Sigma Announces the 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens

By Canon Rumors | February 21, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM

Introducing the light bazooka-a new approach to the ultra-telephoto zoom

  1. Top performance with the specification and functionality of a more expensive unit
  2. Compact packaging with uncompromising image quality
  3. Push/pull zoom mechanism incorporated
  4. Telephoto plus macro functionality
  5. Other features

A compact body and top performance in one complete package

An ultra-telephoto lens with an optical stabilizer (OS) system has several advantages. The OS allows the photographer to take photographs in unstable circumstances. The narrow angle of view makes it possible to dramatically compress perspective and flexible handling of the background. The photographer can thereby make the subject appear to jump out of the image, with the area in focus impressively sharp and clear. Nevertheless, ultra-telephoto lenses have traditionally had some disadvantages as well. As the nickname “bazooka” implies, they have tended to be big, heavy, and therefore burdensome to carry around. With the goal of creating an ultra-telephoto lens that is far more accessible, SIGMA incorporated all of its latest technologies into SIGMA 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary. With its outstanding combination of optical performance and compactness, this is an ultra-telephoto lens that is a joy to carry and use. While keeping the robust functionality and exceptional image quality of an ultra-telephoto zoom lens intact, SIGMA has achieved amazingly compact packaging enclosing 400mm optics. Introducing the new and greatly enhanced “light bazooka” ultra-telephoto zoom lens.

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Sigma Announces the 135mm DG HSM Art Series Lens

Sigma Announces the 135mm DG HSM Art Series Lens

By Canon Rumors | February 21, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM with F1.8 brightness, this telephoto lens for full-frame cameras further strengthens the Art line’s prime options

  1. The ultimate 135mm telephoto designed to prioritize optical performance
  2. Fast and nimble autofocus photography
  3. Sixth 35mm full-frame prime lens to join the Art line
  4. Other features

Introducing the ultimate 135mm telephoto featuring top-level performance

135mm telephoto lenses are often categorized as the foundational telephoto, the first one to add to a lens collection. This focal length delivers a strong perspective compression effect, while the large diameter with F1.8 brightness provides a dramatic bokeh effect. By minimizing axial chromatic aberration, the SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art makes this bokeh effect not only impressive but also beautiful while delivering superb contrast and sharp image quality in every shot. It offers the outstanding resolution required for 50MP or higher ultra-high-megapixel DSLRs. By incorporating its latest innovations in design and optical glass and rethinking every aspect of the lens, SIGMA has ensured outstanding image quality all the way to the edges, establishing the new standard in 135mm telephoto lenses.

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SIGMA Announces the 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM

SIGMA Announces the 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM

By Canon Rumors | February 21, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Top-Level Performance Optimized for the Era of Ultra-High-Megapixel Cameras

  1. The large-diameter standard zoom ideal for today’s ultra-high-megapixel digital cameras
  2. OS functionality and newly designed HSM for success on any shoot
  3. Lens barrel designed for high rigidity
  4. Other features

The definitive large-diameter standard zoom lens for any shoot

What photographers demand from the 24-70mm F2.8 specification is much more than outstanding image quality. They want all the features that make this a go-to lens for a wide range of photographic opportunities, including optical design ideal for the latest ultra-high-megapixel digital cameras, hypersonic motor (HSM) for high-speed autofocus, optical stabilizer (OS) with powerful stabilization effect, dust- and splash-proof mount with rubber sealing, and a metal barrel for a stable, rigid feel. This all-new 24-70mm F2.8 lens from SIGMA delivers the performance and functionality that help pros succeed in news, nature, and many other fields of photography.

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Four New Sigma Lenses Leak Ahead of CP+

Four New Sigma Lenses Leak Ahead of CP+

By Canon Rumors | February 19, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

Four new Sigma lenses have leaked out ahead of CP+

  • Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art (wow, we were wrong!)
  • Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art
  • Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art
  • Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary
Comparison: Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 VC G2 & Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS II

Comparison: Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 VC G2 & Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS II

By Canon Rumors | February 17, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

A Canon Rumors reader has put together a nice and quick comparison between the recently announced Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 and the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II.

You can see a physical comparison of both lenses here.

You can see a quick sharpness comparison between the two lenses here.

 

thanks Frank

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 $1299: B&H Photo | Adorama | MPEX