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SigZilla 200-500mm F2.8 incompatible with 5D Mark II ?

SigZilla 200-500mm F2.8 incompatible with 5D Mark II ?

The Sigzilla was back on show again this year, but with a different support. At PMA 2009 it appeared on a very tight-fitting Wimberley Ver II, so now wildlife photographers know they'll need no custom mounting if they want the fastest Autofocus 500mm at F2.8 ever built. On the other hand, not that you could afford one, or the behemoth optics were even practical on the field, 5D Mark II owners might have compatibility issues with the earth-green bazooka.

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Sigma unveils ultra zoom lens, 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM

Sigma unveils ultra zoom lens, 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM

Sigma dished out a total of three HSM OS zoom lens last year at PMA, covering as wide as 18mm to 500mm of focus distance for a variety of shoot subjects. The 09 PMA is still one and a half month away; the manufacturer is already prepping another piece of ultra zoom lens with similar features- a digital APS-C crop sensor version of 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 DC with optical stabilizer (OS) and HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor), extending 50mm more on the tele end to its popular line of 18-200mm.

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Sigzilla gets a price update

Sigzilla gets a price update

The gigantic Sigzllla that we mentioned earlier got the price updated from impress this morning. As we've mentioned, the size and weight are not beyond impossible but it’s unrealistic for field works, not to mention the huge price tag of $25,000 (2,625,000 yen). Sigma might want to scratch off their press release listing portraits and wildlife as targeted field of photography suitable for this lens. But i have to admit, that SigmaGodzilla is one sexy beast, wildlife or not, chicks will not have problems posing with or without feather cloths on.

[via impress]

Sigma Unveils Three Zoom Lenses featuring OS and HSM

Sigma Unveils Three Zoom Lenses featuring OS and HSM

If you’ve been unsatisfied with Sigma's development in Optical Stabilizer lenses, here's some good news for you. They’ve drop three new zoom lens at PMA 2008, with OS ability of 4 stops of light equivalent. Better yet, the trio feature Hyper Sonic Motor for smooth, quite and fast auto-focusing.

The Sigzilla is back with new paint job

The Sigzilla is back with new paint job

The Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG lens was first introduced at last PMA show, the giant barrel and overall physical size draw attention to photography community, not to mention the world’s first F2.8 aperture at 500mm.

New Teaser on Sigma 14 Megapixel Foveon Sp1

New Teaser on Sigma 14 Megapixel Foveon Sp1

The long waited Sigma SP1 is nearly there, at least that’s what Sigma is teasing us right now. Sigma threw in the supersized 14 Megapixel Foveon X3 direct image sensor on a compact digital camera back in Photokina 2006, it surfaced again in PMA 2007, but the camera remained in coming soon status since then. They have updated the site with the following new themes.

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