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  1. M

    Sony Sony A7 IV, Sigma 40mm or 50mm?

    I need some advice. For the purposes of photographing old books/documents of size 58cm x 48cm and 83cm x 58cm, I need to choose one of these two lenses that I would use on the Sony A7 IV: 1. Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art 2. Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG DN Art I can only choose between those two lenses...
  2. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Micro 4/3 Debating the Olympus 75mm VS Sigma 56mm

    Hello. Spring is here and I'm having ideas of dog portraits in different areas, especially the low light ones like forest paths. I will use my Olympus 40-150mm f 2.8 PRO for action but I would like a faster lens for static and posing moments and achieve some shallow DoF. I can get that with the...
  3. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Sigma 45mm f2.8 DG DN L-Mount Lens *LNIB* | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 225 Item Sigma 45mm f2.8 DG DN L-Mount Lens LNIB My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Flawless and produces excellent images. Complete with caps (Promaster front) and hood, and all original paperwork in factory box. One of the smallest and...
  4. AndyMcD

    Sony Sigma MC-11 on A7

    I have been a long term Fuji user for almost a decade but this week I picked up a cheap Sony A7, with a view to borrowing a Canon 24mm T/S lens on it. Research suggested that the Sigma MC-11 would be a good convertor to use it with (due to good interior anti-reflective material) so I grabbed...
  5. phigmov

    Sigma Sigma FP Manufacturing Process Video

    I'm a sucker for a factory process video - here is the process for making the FP, a surprising amount of manual process (I'd assumed there was much more end to end automation), hand-fitting and testing/QC - Bonus, Sigma lens manufacturing process - in many ways, this is the more interesting video
  6. TonyBeale

    Leica Sigma 150-600 Sports L Mount Update

    Hi everyone, just found this firmware download available on Sigma website. V.1.2 Firmware For the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Sport - L Mount. 16/11/2023 In combination with Panasonic LUMIX S5M2 and LUMIX S5M2X, the AF tracking performance when selecting the AFC focus mode has been...
  7. Bobby T

    Fuji Sigma 100-400

    Sigma has a released what looks to be a competitive option for a 100-400 lens. https://petapixel.com/2023/08/31/sigma-100-400mm-f-5-6-3-for-fujifilm-x-review-greatness-for-half-the-price/
  8. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Sigma 18-50 f2.8 DC DN Lens for Fuji X | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price (see description) Item Sigma 18-50 f2.8 DC DN Lens for Fuji X My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Recently purchased from B&H Photo and just used around the house for testing against other lenses. This lens is flawless and looks as new...
  9. Gatorguy

    Pentax K3III testing with Sigma 300 2.8 APO DG

    So I bought a Sigma 300 2.8 with the thought that perhaps pairing it with the Sigma 2x TC I had might give me at least a servicable 600 5.6. And yes I know TC's generally degrade image quality more so than cropping would. I am gob-smacked.... This is mounted on the K3III, and using both the...
  10. Brownie

    Sony Sigma announced the development of a new firmware for the SIGMA 150-600mm FE lens

    Hey @will focus and others with this lens, this should be of tremendous interest! SIGMA Corporation announces the development of new firmware for the SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Sports with improved image stabilization performance...
  11. MountainMan79

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Art

    Didn’t notice a thread for this lens. I no longer own it, but I did enjoy it. They are becoming exceptionally affordable on the used market now, so thought I’d throw a few shot ups. I enjoyed the nice OOF rendering, although I found the greens a bit over saturated.
  12. MoonMind

    Nikon Sigma's doing it!

    https://nikonrumors.com/2023/02/22/sigma-announced-their-first-three-mirrorless-lenses-for-nikon-z-mount.aspx/ The game is on ... Funnily enough, I'm now much more comfortable waiting for the eventual arrival of the lenses in Z mount that I actually desire ... M.
  13. Bobby T

    Fuji Sigma 18-50 2.8 coming

    Sigma is releasing an 18-50 2.8 for $550 https://www.fujirumors.com/sigma-18-50mm-f-2-8-for-fujifilm-x-mount-coming-november-14-at-8pm-new-york-time-report/ https://www.adorama.com/sg1850fjx.html
  14. TraamisVOS

    Sigma Sigma DP0?

    The Sigma DP0 has been out for 7 yrs this year. What's the verdict? Anyone here used it? I have to hand it to Sigma, they have really taken a chance with unique cameras over the past decade. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigma_dp0_Quattro What would you do if you need a super wide fix -...
  15. Bollie

    L-Mount Testing new Sigma

    This week I received my new Sigma 150-600mm for L-mount. I'm testing it now, but for use on a Lumix S1r there is still a lot to learn. Here is an example:
  16. pdk42

    Micro 4/3 Showcase Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN

    This is a nice lens. Not quite up to the Olympus 25mm f1.2 in sharpness, but as near as dammit to matter. What's more, the OOF blur is pretty close so subject isolation is similar. Here's one wide-open in awful light at ISO 6400: The Jazz Saxophonist by Paul Kaye, on Flickr And another...
  17. mnhoj

    Sigma Sigma DG DN "I" series lenses

    The 65. Not 50 and not 85 which I thought could be perfect for me. I think I was right. And even if I'm not(it's only the first hour of sampling), the output, build and AF is wonderful. Price ain't bad either. Headshot crop.
  18. drd1135

    Advice Wanted New Tamron 35-150 2-2.8

    I’m putting this thread in this sub forum because I’m interested in general by this class of do-it-all/travel lens. A fast zoom shorted at both ends but (hopefully) high quality. I’d be happy with 35 on the wide end. My question is would you consider a lens with a zoom range equivalent to this...
  19. drd1135

    Sigma Sigma Fp-L has an Interesting New Sensor

    https://www.mirrorlessrumors.com/leaked-first-image-samples-shot-with-the-sigma-fp-l-show-it-has-60-2mp-sensor/
  20. QBI

    Leica Showcase Sigma 56mm f/1.4 L-Mount DC DN

    Just received this lens from the lovely people at Reddotcameras, London. I've bought it mainly for portrait and still life but took it for a walk on my original T this morning. Have to say mixed results. I've never had such a poor hit rate for focus using native Leica lenses. But when it's on...
  21. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase SIGMA 56mm F1.4 DC DN

    My current favorite (cat) portrait and fast mid:
  22. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase SIGMA 30mm F2.8 DN Art

    Only had this one for a little while and it was a number of years ago, but...
  23. davidzvi

    Micro 4/3 Showcase SIGMA 60mm F2.8 DN Art

    Haven't had this one for a while, but it's a really sharp and cheap option for many.
  24. drd1135

    Dirty bottles, Dark Laboratory, and the Sigma 45.

    Still testing the Sigma 45 2.8. I realize I do seem to have this obsession with testing lenses on groups of bottles in dark laboratories. So, far, I'm really liking the way this lens sees the world.
  25. bilzmale

    Micro 4/3 Help me bond with the Sigma 30mm f2.8.

    I bought this lens a few months ago as a 1/2 price special from the Aussie agent. At the time I couldn't stretch to the Panasonic 20mm f1.7. I've since picked up a 20mm and can't find any love for the 30mm. Can anyone suggest why I should keep the 30? On m4/3 it is equiv to 60mm - perhaps it...
  26. jyc860923

    Sony Showcase Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN images thread

    Slightly cropped, both taken with the 30 1.4 stopped down, lens firmware upgraded to the v03 and AF is about the same or faster than the Sony 50mm 1.8 OSS lens, which is not ideal for fast moving subjects.
  27. Chris2500dk

    Salzburg with my trusty Sigma DP2M

    This summer we went to Salzburg, both to see the city and visit mountains in the area. It was a wonderful trip, the city centre is very nice and interesting, although very very crowded. Salzburg panorama by Christian Hass Jensen, on Flickr And the mountains... View from Untersberg by...
  28. Burkey

    Leica Showcase Sigma 45mm F2.8 "L-Mount"

    Hi Folks - My Sigma 45mm f2.8 arrived today. I've been without an autofocus lens on my Leica CL for over a year. So far this new lens addition is performing exceptionally. 'Thought I'd post some early grab shots, (most with very familiar image subjects. :rolleyes-74:). Also a screen shot from...
  29. agentlossing

    Sigma What I'd Like to See Sigma Do

    First of all, this is just me rambling as an outsider to the Sigma ecosystem(? maybe plural, ecosystems?), but I've always really liked Sigma for their daring, outside the box attitude, and the way they in-house everything. We need more companies who aren't beholden to shareholders and can look...
  30. bilzmale

    Sigma Sigma fp. No one saw that coming.

    World's smallest full-frame camera. https://petapixel.com/2019/07/11/sigma-unveils-the-fp-the-worlds-smallest-full-frame-mirrorless-camera/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29
  31. Jonathan F/2

    Sigma The Sigma 15-30mm EX DG Lens - Revisiting modern vintage glass!

    Lately I've been researching all the various wide angle lenses you can get for a modern DSLR. After shooting mirrorless for awhile and witnessing the smallness and simplicity of compact M-mount wide angle glass, especially the Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 Heliar lens, I've been searching for a DSLR...
  32. davect01

    Car Shots Scion iM

    Out yesterday in Phoenix with the car after a good wash and stopped to get a few shots. A6000 and 28mm Sigma MF. Wrong time of the day though, 1:00 in the afternoon so I did my best. That early afternoon sun is harsh ;-)
  33. Chris2500dk

    Got a 4K screen, end of pixel peeping?

    So I finally got around to replacing my 25" 2560x1440 Dell monitor with a LG 27UD58 27" 4K one. I find that the prices are reasonable now, and spending a lot of time looking at photos and working with photos I felt I could justify the expense. Fortulately my wife agreed :D At first I was...
  34. Dave Jenkins

    Fuji Showcase Sigma 60mm f2.8 DN lens

    I wish Sigma would make their 60mm f2.8 DN lens in Fuji mount. I would buy that lens in a heartbeat.
  35. J

    Film Opinions on Sigma 35 - 135 lens

    I had one of these years ago and liked it for casual portraits. I'm interested in acquiring a similar range lens for my
  36. L

    From a march.. to a protest.. to a riot

    Well, it's May 1st, so Seattle gets to go through "Anarchists breaking shit" day. Basically 300-400 cops get a bunch of overtime for babysitting would be revolutionaries. It starts out as a peaceful march through the city and always (ALWAYS!) ends with these folks doing some petty mayhem and...
  37. L

    A most beautiful superfund site!

    Sigma DP2 Quattro. Harbor Island near West Seattle, WA. 15s, ISO200, F/8. The export has a lot more noise than the original. Need to work out how to handle noise with the Quattro. Very little post, even though it looks very painterly. The Quattro long-exposure is fickle as hell. Sometimes you...
  38. Herman

    Sigma DP2 issue

    Hi, today I took pictures with my DP2 which was updated this morning with firmware version 1.05. All images are too dark, dial setting P. How to solve this issue? Tips and replies are welcome, thanks in advance.
  39. L

    Under the Bridge at Dawn

    Sigma SD1 + 17-70mm West Seattle, WA
  40. L

    A lonely ship

    Sigma SD1 Merrill and 70-300mm DG OS. Golden Gardens Beach, Seattle, WA, USA.
  41. L

    A terrible camera that produces singular images

    So, after owning (and mostly loving) the Sigma DP Merrill cameras, I decided I would create a camera dichotomy: 1) A Sony RX10 mkii which is likely the most technically sophisticated, easy-to-use, compact, and multi-purpose camera ever made. It produces detailed, clinically accurate files with...
  42. S

    Austin Texas

    Had a spare few hours after a meeting in Austin - cool place! Nikon D810 and converted Leica Summicron 50mm South Congress Austin by Shane Hicks, on Flickr Cowboy Boots by Shane Hicks, on Flickr South Congress Hotel by Shane Hicks, on Flickr D810 and Sigma 24mm 1.4 ART Docs - South...
  43. A

    Sigma Getting a DP2 Merrill - hope this works

    Hi guys, I love the original Sigma DP1 and DP2, and still use them from time to time as I really enjoy the transparent clarity and sparkle of the images. There's something about the way the raw files in SPP have a unique look in the shadows and highlights. I'm about to buy one of the last...
  44. Kamerar QV-1

    Kamerar QV-1

  45. immature male Black Darter

    immature male Black Darter

  46. Emerald Damselfly

    Emerald Damselfly

  47. Grub up

    Grub up

  48. Relieving that itch

    Relieving that itch

  49. The splendour of spring Beeches

    The splendour of spring Beeches

  50. P2M0100i

    P2M0100i

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