Posts Tagged ‘sigmalenses’

Sigma Gives Us Yet Another Beautiful Look Inside Its Lens Factory in Aizu, Japan

At Photokina 2012, Sigma released a beautiful video that offered an artsy behind the scenes look inside the company’s lens factory in Aizu, Japan. Since then, Sigma’s popularity has only increased, and so they’ve created a sequel to further draw you in to the wonderful world of Sigma. Read more…

Sigma Announces New 50mm f/1.4 Art and 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Contemporary Lenses

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It’s a good year for glass at CES in Vegas. First Samsung debuts its first premium ‘S’ lens, then Fuji comes out with the 56mm f/1.2R, and now Sigma is joining the fray by releasing two new lenses: an all-new 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art series lens and a significantly updated 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM Macro lens. Read more…

A Sigma Holiday Lens Comparison Chart Packed Full of Fun Facts About Its Lineup

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Here’s a cool holiday chart that only us photo types will appreciate. It was put together by Sigma Jack and Sigma’s in-house ‘design wiz’ Emi Erata, and shows the entire Sigma lens lineup arranged by size and placed next to some to-scale objects so you can visualize just how large some of these behemoths are. Read more…

A Beautifully Filmed Look Inside Sigma’s Lens Factory in Aizu, Japan

We showed you Nikon’s video earlier today, now it’s Sigma’s turn to show what goes into making quality lenses at the company’s factory in Aizu, Japan.

Filmed from the same artistic bent as the Nikon piece, this video show the meticulous process that goes into making quality Sigma glass. Unlike Nikon’s version, this one doesn’t stop until the lens is fully assembled and ready to latch on to the nearest camera. Read more…