Sigma’s new line of lenses are looking pretty slick. I’m currently testing the new 17-70mm f/2.8-4 with the Nikon D7100 (a promising combination); however, I got to take a closer look at it and some other lenses, including the new 120-300mm f/2.8, at CES 2013. [click to continue…]
B&H has the new Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1 lens for Canon in stock right now. The lens is receiving some rave reviews thus far. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
B&H has the new Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS lens for NEX cameras in stock and now shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Nikon has filed a patent that makes way for a digital back to convert 35mm film SLRs into the full-fledged DSLRs. The rear door that covers the film holder would be removed and replaced with a digital back equipped with an image sensor.
An excerpt from the patent:
The camera back exchange type camera which images the object image acquired by the photographing optical system by the side of a camera body, and obtains electronic image data is known by replacing with the rear lid with which the camera body was equipped, and equipping a camera body with the camera back having an image sensor.
In the camera back of the description to this Patent document 1, when the moving mechanism to which the position of an image sensor is moved, and the position detection sensor which detects the position of an image sensor are provided and a moving mechanism moves an image sensor based on the output of a position detection sensor, The image sensor to the photographing optical system by the side of a camera body is positioned.
Are you ready to convert your Nikon F6 yet? [click to continue…]
The Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1 is a new prime lens available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma mounts for full frame or crop sensor DSLRs. The guys at Learning Cameras have put together this nice 10-minute review of this lens.
Check it out below.
Sigma has announced pricing and availability for its new 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM lens. The new lens retails for $899 and should ship this month (within the next few days).
Check shipping availability via the links below.
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM (Canon mount)
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM (Nikon mount)
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM (Sony mount)
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM (Pentax mount)
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM (Sigma mount)