Sigma is launching a new mount conversion service for its line of Sport, Contemporary and Art lenses. The service will allow customers to have lens mounts converted to/from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma mounts. Current eligible lenses include the 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS Sport (shown above), the 35mm f/1.4 DG Art and the 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC OS Macro Contemporary, among others. Additionally, Sigma lenses for mirrorless cameras can be converted between Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount options.
The mount conversion service will launch on September 2, and will range in cost from $80 to $250, plus shipping. Mount conversion requests will be taken at your local Sigma subsidiary. US customers should visit Sigma’s US website for conversion requests.
In addition to the new mount conversion service, Sigma is also extending the warranty of all cameras, lenses and flashes purchased after July 1, 2013 – to 4 years.
Remember when the rumors of the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 lens started to churn? There was a lot of disbelief.
Then, the lens launched and people wanted a full frame version of the lens… Well, it looks like Sigma may be answering those cries with a 24-70mm f/2 (again, I say “F/2″) lens. [click to continue…]
DxO Labs recently put the new Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 lens to the DxO Mark test. The results? [click to continue…]
Now through September 25, 2013, Sigma has over 20 different lenses and flashes available for instant rebates (several camera mounts) up to $200 off regular prices. Check them all out here at B&H Photo and here at Amazon.com.
The new Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM lens is now shipping in Nikon mount. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
We previously saw the Canon version shipping beginning back in May.
The older Nikon version is still available for $1100 less than the new version.
Sigma’s new 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens (yes, a constant f/1.8 zoom) just got an official price point of $799 and it will start shipping next month. It is available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma DSLR mounts. You can pre-order the new lens with free shipping here at B&H Photo.
My thoughts are that this is perfect pricing for this lens, and I think Sigma is going to sell a ton at this price with the overly positive early reviews we’ve seen. Sigma is knocking it out of the park lately, and this is yet another home run.