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DPReview: Sigma CP+ 2017 Interview

DPReview has a brief interview with the CEO of Sigma Kazuto Yamaki that covers a variety of topics including native Sigma E-mount glass and the Sigma MC-11 adapter. Below are some key excerpts. Our plan is to develop full-frame lenses for Sony E mount, and in the future we will have more E mount lenses. But […]

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Cinima5D Interviews Sigma’s CEO

Sigma has committed a lot of resources to Sony recently thanks to their forward thinking CEO. Now they might try to compete with Sony video cameras and more, beyond just producing Cine lenses for professionals. Mr. Kazuto Yamaki also thinks that producing more innovative lenses will cause people to buy more lenses again, which could […]

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Sigma Announced Pricing For 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 Cine Lenses

New York, NY – October 20, 2016 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, announced today that the Cine High Speed Zoom 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 lenses will begin shipping on December 9, 2016 for a retail price of $3999.00 USD. Born from the new Sigma Cine […]

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Sigma to Produce E-mount Lenses

image courtesy of focus-numerique The introduction of the MC-11 Mount Converter/Lens Adapter was a hint of thing to come, but now the President of Sigma Mr. Kazuto Yamaki has confirmed that Sigma will begin producing full frame lenses for E-mount. Digital Focus – We saw this year many manufacturers launch on Sony FE mount. After Zeiss and its ranges Batis […]

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Lens Rentals is Testing The Sigma MC-11 Lens Adapter

Lens Rentals has come to the conclusion that the Sigma MC-11 is a better option than an equivalent MetaBones adapter for professional work after a short period of initial testing. According to Lens Rentals all of the Canon glass they tried worked fine with the Sigma MC-11 while experiencing minimal limitations. This is a bit surprising, but […]

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Sigma 35/50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Sony Lens Kit

Sigma introduced two ART lens kits that include the MC-11 adapter for Sony cameras. Kind of an interesting approach in comparison to making a native ART lens. I am curious if others will emulate the practice. From what I understand Sigma’s MC-11 adapter has a custom firmware for each of the supported lenses, that temporarily takes the […]

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