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Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art is the First Macro Lens in the Art Line: Fast AF, Focus-by-Wire System for Comfortable & Precise Focusing; Compatible with Full-Frame Sony E-Mount Cameras and Canon Lens Aberration Correction

This is an update to the previous blog, SIGMA Art Lenses for Sony E-Mount Cameras with Full-Frame Sensors: 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO, 105mm F1.4 DG HSM, 14 mm F1.8 DG HSM, 20 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 24 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 35 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 50 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 85 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 135 mm F1.8 DG HSM.

Sigma released the new SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art lens which includes the following features:

The focus-by-wire system eliminates the direct mechanical connection between the focus ring and the focus drive system. Controlled by SIGMA’s latest algorithm, a newly developed coreless DC motor adjusts focus with optimal speed and low noise. Full-time manual focus is available even during autofocus, allowing the photographer to make minute focus adjustments simply by turning the focus ring. In addition, the focus ring’s large angle of rotation helps the photographer achieve the extremely precise focusing required for effective macro photography.

The focus-by-wire system eliminates the direct mechanical connection between the focus ring and the focus drive system. Controlled by SIGMA’s latest algorithm, a newly developed coreless DC motor adjusts focus with optimal speed and low noise. Full-time manual focus is available even during autofocus, allowing the photographer to make minute focus adjustments simply by turning the focus ring. In addition, the focus ring’s large angle of rotation helps the photographer achieve the extremely precise focusing required for effective macro photography.

  • Focus-by-wire system for comfortable and precise focusing
  • Compatible with full-frame Sony E-mount cameras
  • Compatible with Canon Lens Aberration Correction
SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art: © Juzo Iwaki

SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art: © Juzo Iwaki

Specifications of Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art

Lens construction 13 elements in 10 groups
Angle of view 34.3°
Number of diaphragm blades 9 (Rounded diaphragm)
Minimum aperture F22
Minimum focusing distance 25.8cm / 10.2in
Maximum magnification ratio 1:1
Filter size φ49㎜
Dimensions
(diameter x length)
φ70.8㎜ × 105.8㎜ / φ2.8in.×4.2in.
Weight 515g / 18.2oz.

All figures calculated by SIGMA. Appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Corresponding AF Mounts

  • SIGMA / CANON / Sony E-mount*

* Not compatible with Sony A mount DSLRs

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SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art

2018.05.11

SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art

SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to release the new SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art, the first macro lens in the Art line.

SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art: © Satoru Korenaga

SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO | Art: © Satoru Korenaga

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Lenses Sigma

SIGMA Won the Prestigious TIPA World Awards 2018 for 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM| Art as the ‘Best DSLR Wide Angle Zoom Lens’ and 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art as the ‘Best DSLR Standard Zoom Lens’

The following video presents Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM | Art – Running with Jess Baumung:
We invited Jess Baumung, a Toronto-based running and music photographer, to test out an early sample of the latest Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM | Art for a few hours and see what he could do. No big budgets or fancy post-processing, just one photographer, natural light and a few local Toronto runners in a real-world shoot.

Photos: Canon 1Dx with the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG HSM | Art
Video: Sony A7R II with Sigma 18-35mm T2 CINE

Sigma won the TIPA World Awards 2018 for the following zoom lenses:

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art

Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM | Art

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Canon Lenses Sigma

Sigma Will Provide a Chargeable Installation Service of the Rear Filter Holder FHR-11 for Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art (for Canon) and 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art (for Canon)

The following video presents SIGMA 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art | Choices:

Sigma will provide a chargeable installation service of the Rear Filter Holder FHR-11 for the following lenses (for Canon):

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art lens

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM | Art lens

SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art

SIGMA 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art

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Lenses Sigma Sony

New SIGMA 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art and SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art Lenses ​​for Sony E-Mount: Optimizes the AF Drive, Maximizes the Data Transmission Speed; To Be Compatible with Sony’s Continuous AF (AF-C)

This is an update to the previous blog, SIGMA Art Lenses for Sony E-Mount Cameras with Full-Frame Sensors: 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO, 105mm F1.4 DG HSM, 14 mm F1.8 DG HSM, 20 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 24 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 35 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 50 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 85 mm F1.4 DG HSM, 135 mm F1.8 DG HSM.

Sigma announced the availability of the following new Sony E-mount models:

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | A for Sony E Mount

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | A for Sony E Mount

Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM | A: New for Sony E Mount

  • Photography: Travel, Wedding & Events, Portrait, Family

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Firmware Updates Sigma

SIGMA Photo Pro 6.6.0. (Apr 25, 2018) is the Latest RAW Processing Software for the SIGMA sd Quattro Series, dp Quattro Series, SD Series, and DP Series Cameras

The following video presents SIGMA sd Quattro Imaging Movie:

SIGMA Photo Pro 6.6 is an exclusive software package for displaying and manipulating RAW images taken with all SIGMA digital cameras on your computer.

  • Sigma recently announced the the availability of the latest RAW processing software “SIGMA Photo Pro 6.6.0” for the following cameras:

Mirrorless sd Quattro Series includes:

Sigma sd Quattro Series

Sigma sd Quattro Series

Sigma dp Quattro Series inlcudes:

Sigma dp Quattro Series

Sigma dp Quattro Series

Sigma dp Quattro Series

Sigma dp Quattro Series

Sigma SD Series includes:

Sigma SD1

Sigma SD1

Sigma DP Series includes:

Sigma DP3 Merrill

Sigma DP3 Merrill

The following video presents SIGMA DP Quattro:

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Firmware Updates Leica

Leica SL (Typ 601) Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Firmware Update Version 3.2 (April 30, 2018): Improvements, New Features & Enhanced Camera Handling

The following video presents Doug Menuez on the Leica SL’s Revolutionary Eye-Res Viewfinder:Recently, award-winning documentary photographer and director Doug Menuez switched to shooting the Leica SL for all his personal and commercial work and is sharing his impressions in a series of videos. In this video, he’s discussing the EyeRes viewfinder…

Leica recently released a new firmware update for the Leica SL-System camera, Version 3.2 which provides the following changes: (more…)

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Leica Lenses

Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH. is a Rugged, Zoom Lens for the Full-Frame Mirrorless SL-System Camera for Super Wide-Angle Photography: Spray & Dust Sealed Construction, Fast & Quiet AF

This is an update to the previous blog, Mirrorless Leica SL Lenses in 2017-2018: Prime Summilux-SL 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. with Large Aperture; Lighter & More Compact Primes Summicron-SL 35mm f/2 ASPH., APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH., APO-Summicron-SL 90mm f/2 ASPH. with Shorter Closest Focusing Distance; Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16-35mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH. Ultra-Wide Zoom with Dust & Weather-Sealed Construction .

Leica SL (Typ 601) Mirrorless System Camera

Leica SL (Typ 601) Mirrorless System Camera

The Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH. is a super wide-angle zoom lens for the full-frame mirrorless Leica SL-System camera.

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Versatile wide-angle lens: Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH. expands the SL-System

04/09/2018

Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH.

Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH.

The Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH. wide-angle zoom lens complements the previously available portfolio of two zoom lenses for the Leica SL. Its range of focal lengths is ideal for a diversity of uses, ranging from landscape and architectural photography, wedding, event, and concert photography to reportage and documentary photography. In combination with the familiarly high product quality and imaging performance, its protected construction and special AquaDura® lens coating make this lens an ideal companion for professional photographers at all times, even in adverse weather conditions.

Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH.: "Fast and sharp" image Courtesy of Leica

Leica Super-Vario-Elmar-SL 16–35/3.5–4.5 ASPH.: “Fast and sharp” image Courtesy of Leica

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