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SIGMA to address their RF mount plans in early 2020 [CR2]

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We have been told that SIGMA is actively working on an RF mount lens roadmap and will announce their plans sometime in early 2020, I would suspect an announcement ahead of CP+ in February would be the ideal time to do so.

Apparently distributors have received some early information about SIGMA’s plans, but our source on this one didn’t want to divulge any more information.

It would be great for the EOS R system if SIGMA gets on board early with compelling lenses.

edoorn

EOS RP
Apr 1, 2016
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add Tamron too and we have something good here. My gut feeling says 2020 is going to be a great year for Canon shooters
 
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Del Paso

M3 Singlestroke
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Aug 9, 2018
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I'm hoping for Sigma to release their excellent and affordable 2,8/14-24 WA zoom, unless Canon produces one of those "crazy" UWA primes...
 
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timmy_650

EOS RP
Dec 20, 2012
293
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I sure hope Tamron just on the bandwagon too. They could really round out the the lens line up. Canon has great top of the line lenses but they are missing the midrange lenses.
 
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Random Orbits

EOS 5D Mark IV
Mar 14, 2012
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I'm hoping for Sigma to release their excellent and affordable 2,8/14-24 WA zoom, unless Canon produces one of those "crazy" UWA primes...

With Canon's UWA RF zoom going down to 15mm, I wonder how much demand there will be for a 14-24. Smaller zoom ratio, no IS and not filterable with a screw on filter...
 
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hmatthes

EOS-R, RF and EF Lenses of all types.
I am very happy with the Sigma 45mm f2.8 DG DN on the Leica SL.
I especially appreciate (1) aperture ring with "A" position; (2) great image quality; (3) great build quality ... but $550 seems high for a slow normal prime.
 

Chaitanya

EOS 5D Mark IV
Jun 27, 2013
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820
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Pune
Eagerly waiting for Macro lenses for Rf mount(150/180mm) along with Aps-C sized sensor camera. Hoping Sigma answers the lack of macro(1x) options for RF mounts.
 
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YuengLinger

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I'm hoping for Sigma to release their excellent and affordable 2,8/14-24 WA zoom, unless Canon produces one of those "crazy" UWA primes...

Why not just use the current Canon mount with an adapter?

Has anybody been using current Sigma lenses with the R? I have a macro, but I just realized I haven't tried it yet!
 
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Timedog

EOS R
Aug 31, 2018
55
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I want to see an RF Tamron 35, sigma 35, and Canon L 35 go head to head. I almost bought the Tamron 35mm 1.4 but don't want to invest in more EF glass.
 

melgross

EOS R
Nov 2, 2016
807
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We’re all assuming, I assume, that these will be new designs, rather than remounted current designs?
 
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navastronia

EOS RP + 5D Classic
Aug 31, 2018
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Why not just use the current Canon mount with an adapter?

Has anybody been using current Sigma lenses with the R? I have a macro, but I just realized I haven't tried it yet!

I'm using the Sigma 35/1.4 on my new RP with firmware 1.4. The autofocus is reasonably accurate and reasonably fast, but isn't as good in either respect as Canon's 85/1.8 on the same body. Would an RF native Sigma lens perform better than a Canon lens? I'm not sure.

EDIT: "as well as," not "better than" (a Canon lens).
 
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Adventure Kid

Canon EOS R / 6D Mk I
Aug 2, 2019
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Why not just use the current Canon mount with an adapter?

Has anybody been using current Sigma lenses with the R? I have a macro, but I just realized I haven't tried it yet!

Yes, I’ve been using the Sigma Art 35mm 1.4, paired with the EOS R.
 
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Arod820

Camera Operator
Sep 19, 2018
64
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Why not just use the current Canon mount with an adapter?

Has anybody been using current Sigma lenses with the R? I have a macro, but I just realized I haven't tried it yet!
I’ve used my f1.8 zooms on the R with crop, works seamlessly for video. Af at 60fps didn’t work but maybe the firmware fixed that. For photo it does lower your megapixels though
 

YuengLinger

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I’ve used my f1.8 zooms on the R with crop, works seamlessly for video. Af at 60fps didn’t work but maybe the firmware fixed that. For photo it does lower your megapixels though

Why is that? (As soon as I get a chance I'm trying my macro.)