When it comes to photography, there has always been the debate as to what the most important piece of equipment actually is. Is it the camera or the lens? Can one have the best top of the range camera body and a mediocre lens and still take breath taking, award winning images, the answer is more than likely yes. Would you need to do a lot more post process editing on your images? once again the answer will be yes. You see the lens is where the magic happens, where… read more →
Thank you for purchasing and using our products. Due to high popularity, the 5,000 sets of “SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 Lens Kit”, announced in April 2016, are now fully allocated. The number of available kits in stores in your area is likely to be very limited. To take advantage of this limited offer, please contact your nearest SIGMA representative regarding availability.
Thank you for purchasing and using our products. Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of “SIGMA Optimization Pro 1.3 for Windows” and “SIGMA Optimization Pro 1.3 for Macintosh”, the dedicated software for the SIGMA USB DOCK and SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11. This download service is for SIGMA USB DOCK users and/or SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 users who are using our interchangeable lenses from our Art, Contemporary and Sports product lines.Please be sure to download SIGMA Optimization Pro 1.3 to use the SIGMA USB DOCK and SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER… read more →
The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce that the mid-tele zoom lens “SIGMA 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art”, “SIGMA 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art” and the best-in-class optical performance lens “SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art” have won TIPA Awards 2016. 1. SIGMA 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM | Art Name of Award：BEST DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS This constant aperture APS-C zoom lens offers an effective focal length of 75-150mm. It is constructed with 3 FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) and 1 SLD (Special Low Dispersion) elements (21 elements… read more →
Thank you for purchasing and using our products. We would like to announce additional specifications as well as the usage notice for SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11. For customers who are considering purchasing this product, please note the information below. Product SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 EF-E SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 SA-E Additional Specifications ○：Compatible ×：Not compatible Usage Notice To use the following lenses with the SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11, the lens will require a firmware update to the version listed below or later. Please update the lens firmware before using it… read more →
Thank you for your patronage to SIGMA products. We would like to announce the availability of new firmware updates for the following SIGMA lenses. The latest firmware updates enable compatibility of the lenses listed below with SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11, which will be released on April 22nd, 2016. This firmware update can be installed using SIGMA Optimization Pro, the dedicated software for the SIGMA USB DOCK. Applicable products ・SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art – SIGMA mount ・SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC HSM | Art – SIGMA and Canon mount… read more →
For many photographers, be they enthusiasts, hobbyists, or amateurs, the inevitable dream, especially with regards to Wildlife Photography is to own a long focal length lens with a large aperture. A trap many end up falling into, is not adjusting their chosen aperture when taking photographs, falsely believing that the larger the aperture, the better the image. To make this totally understandable, in plain simple English, I will keep this post not only short, but use layman’s terms, and speak from personal experience. For years I could only wish for a lens of… read more →
Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce that firmware Ver.1.1 for the SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary for Micro Four Thirds is now available for update. SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary for Micro Four Thirds firmware Ver.1.1 is available for update at the following site. http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/support/download/index.html
The Kruger National Park, situated in the South African Lowveld, is an iconic wilderness destination that people from all over the world journey here to enjoy, but for South African born people there will always a deeper connection to this vast and incredible place. What makes it so different is the way in which the landscape changes as you move through the park. The various eco-zones create a platform for incredible diversity of flora and fauna, making it a photographer’s paradise. All this being said there is one major drawback… read more →
SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 is scheduled to start the shipment in April. SIGMA MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11Corresponding AF mounts: Canon EF-E, SIGMA SA-E Lens Information Please contact your nearest country representative regarding availability.