Sigma is Now Shipping Five of Their Promised Art Lenses For E-Mount

 


Sigma announced that 5 of their native E-Mount lenses are now shipping.

Shipping

Coming Soon

Ronkonkoma, NY – June 19, 2018 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced availability of five of its interchangeable Art prime lenses for Sony E-mount camera systems – Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM ($899 USD), Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM ($849 USD), Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM ($899 USD), Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM ($949 USD) and Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM ($1199 USD). Read More »

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B&H Photo Mega Deal Zone 2 Days Only


B&H Photo often has some great deals in their deal zone, but for the next two days, they will have a Mega Deal Zone full of photography savings. Many are while supplies last only so don’t miss out. Check out all the savings here.

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Voigtlander 110mm Announced


Voigtlander 110mm f/2.5 Announcement Details
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The Voigtländer MACRO APO-LANTHAR 110mm f2.5 is a 1:1 macro lens designed exclusively for full frame Sony E-mount cameras. The APO-LANTHAR designation is given to especially high performance lenses in the Voigtländer lens lineup, with APO being derived from the apochromatic optical design. A need for apochromatic optical designs that reduce the longitudinal chromatic aberrations of the three primary colours (RGB) of light to practically zero arose with the increasing popularity of colour film. Now, with the current range of high-resolution digitals sensors, this need for extremely high-level control of chromatic aberrations is even more pertinent than when film changed from monochrome to colour in the middle of the 20th century. So rather than just being for already solved old technology, apochromatic optical designs are indeed a subject requiring serious consideration in the digital age.

Retaining a similar form factor to the highly regarded Voigtländer MACRO APO-LANTHAR 65mm F2.0 Aspherical released in August 2017, this lens covers the full frame image area, and achieves a maximum image reproduction of 1:1 life size without the need for attachments.

In order to ensure subjects from minimum focus distance to infinity are captured with extremely high image quality, a 3-group floating mechanism is employed to adjust three optical groups.

Another attractive feature is the ability to create images with a strong out-of-focus ‘bokeh’ effect, made possible by the 110mm focal length and F2.5 maximum aperture. This lens is a manual focus and manual aperture design, but also features electrical contacts for storing exif data.

Furthermore, the lens is installed with a distance encoder to enable support for 5-axis image stabilisation on bodies with this feature, by providing distance to subject information used to compensate for camera shake. Focus peaking while manual focusing is also supported. Read More »

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Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF Lens Firmware Update


Announcement

On Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF lens firmware update

Thank you for Your constant support to Tokina brand. We here by announce the availability of a firmware update for Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF lens.

Benefits of this firmware update
With this firmware update the auto-focus performance of Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF in AF-C mode at high-speed shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid) when used with Sony α7III, Sony α7RIII, Sony α9 cameras will be improved (when used with Sony α9 auto-focus tracking will work only in Mechanical Shutter type AF-C mode).

Product
Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF for Sony E-mount (EAN code: 4961607634509).

For the firmware update procedures and further instructions please contact the shop where the lens has been purchased. For more information please contact your local official Tokina Distributor or contact us.

Tokina FíRIN 20mm f/2.0 AF: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

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Nissin Announces New MG10


Nissin Announces New MG10

Advanced 2.4GHz Wireless TTL Strobe
New England Imaging Dist. (NEID), the North American distributor of Nissin Digital Products, in conjunction with Nissin Japan Limited, has introduced the new MG10, an advanced NAS (Nissin Air System) 2.4GHz wireless strobe for both on-camera and studio photography. This new innovative flash will be available July 2018.

Designed as a multi-purpose flash, the Nissin MG10 can take you from the fast pace of a model runway shoot, to an outdoor scene where high power for HSS shooting is a must. Whether you are working quickly with the flash on camera or creating stunning lighting effects with off camera flash or in a studio setting, the Nissin MG10 has you covered.

With a guide number of 262 feet (80 meters) and 165 watt seconds, this high-power advanced MG10 strobe is the latest addition to the award-winning Nissin Air System, a proprietary wireless TTL communication system developed by Nissin for 2.4GHz radio transmission.

The hand grip can be used to mount the flash on either the left or right side of the camera with height level adjustment. There’s also a shutter release button on the handle and standard ¼-inch, 20 adapter under the flash head for mounting to a light stand. Every MG10 includes a magnesium quick release mounting “L” bracket, AA battery magazine (batteries are not included), Li-Ion battery magazine, ball head, filter holder and wide-angle diffuser. It also fully supports Air 10s and Air 1 wireless commanders. 

The Nissin Digital patented removable external motorized zoom head allows the MG10 to zoom from 24~200mm, to 18mm with diffuser. With the Air 10s Commander, the zoom head can be controlled manually or set to synchronize with the lens focal length even when the strobe is used off camera. Other features include:

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Sigma Firmware Updates


Sigma updated their MC-11 EF adapter to v.1.14, which you can download here.

● It has become compatible with the SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM|Art for Canon.
● It has become compatible with the SIGMA interchangeable lenses for Canon that have the latest firmware Ver.2.01.

Sigma updated their MC-11 SA-E adapter to v.1.10, which you can download here.

● It has become compatible with the SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO|Art for SIGMA.
● It has become compatible with the SIGMA 105mm F1.4 DG HSM|Art for SIGMA.

Sigma updated 8 lenses to v.2.01, which you can download here.

● It has corrected the phenomenon that the Manual Override (MO) function will be disabled after adjusting the settings of focus mode switch on SIGMA Optimization Pro (Macintosh ver.).

Updated Lenses
18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A013
24-35mm F2 DG HSM A015
24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM A017
35mm F1.4 DG HSM A012
50mm F1.4 DG HSM A014
85mm F1.4 DG HSM A016
135mm F1.8 DG HSM A017
100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM C017

 

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