Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM “Art” sample pictures

Sigma 20mm F/1.4 DG HSM “Art” Sample Pictures

Photography Blog posted a set of 36 full-size sample pictures shot with the new Sigma 20mm F1.4 DG HSM “Art” lens (on a EOS 5Ds R). Full-size images available, can be downloaded.

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is on sale at $899: Amazon | Adorama | B&H Photo

Key features:

  • EF Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements and Five SLD Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Built-In Petal-Shaped Lens Hood
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Sigma 20mm f/1.4

Adobe release Lightroom 6.3/Lightroom CC 2015.3, new Canon cams and lot of lenses added

Adobe Release Lightroom 6.3/Lightroom CC 2015.3, New Canon Cams And Lot Of Lenses Added

Adobe released Lightroom 6.3/Lightroom CC 2015.3. Support for the latest Canon cameras has been added, as well as for a big set of Canon pro lenses and third party lenses for Canon mount (list after the break). You can download the update though the built-in function, or make a direct download:  Windows | Mac.

Lightroom CC 2015.3 and Lightroom 6.3 are now available on  The goal of this release is to provide additional camera raw support, lens profile support and address bugs that were introduced in previous releases of Lightroom.  This release also restores the Import experience available prior to Lightroom 6.2.

Thank you for all your feedback and passion for Lightroom.

New Camera Support in Lightroom CC 2015.3 / 6.3

  • Canon EOS M10
  • Canon PowerShot G5 X
  • Canon PowerShot G9 X
  • Fujifilm X-T1 IR
  • Leica SL (Typ 601)
  • Sony RX1R II (DSC RX1RM2)

New Tethered Camera Support in Lightroom CC 2015.3 / 6.3

  • Canon EOS 5DS
  • Canon EOS 5DS R
  • Canon EOS T6i / 750D
  • Canon EOS T6s / 760D

List of added lenses after the break.

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Canon announce new Irista, faster and smarter organised photo sharing


Canon updated Irista, the company’s photo sharing and cloud service. There’s a sneak peek of the new version here. And some answers to questions here.

From the Irista team:

We’ve had lots of feedback about irista, and later this month we’ll bring some big improvements:

Adding new photos to irista will be much quicker.

Zooming through time will be more fun, with our simpler design.

Better organised
Duplicate photos you add will be automatically removed and your photos will always be displayed by the date taken.

Free up space on your phone by automatically saving all your phone’s photos to irista with our iOS and Android apps.

Easily create and share collections with friends, whether they use irista or not.

If you have any questions or suggestions, just reply to this email.

Have a great day!

The irista team

Still Live: refurbished Canon EOS 7D Mark II at $999, Rebel SL1 with 2 lenses at $300

Still Live: Refurbished Canon EOS 7D Mark II At $999, Rebel SL1 With 2 Lenses At $300

The Canon Store’s third “Cyber Monday in November” deals are still live. Highlights:

Use promo code HUSH3-0QO2C05 at checkout. It’s always a good idea to have a look at Canon Store’s listings on refurbished gear. There are some outstanding deals waiting to be found.

Sony rumored to be so scared by Canon to work on 50MP camera [CW4]

Sony Rumored To Be So Scared By Canon To Work On 50MP Camera [CW4]

Our friends at Sony Alpha Rumors got a tip that Sony is actively developing a DSLR with over 50MP. This is clearly an answer to Canon’s recent and impressing technical advancement with the EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R DSLRs. The EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R are competing in the domain of medium format cameras, and they are of outstanding technical quality and deliver industry leading image quality. Something Sony is likely deeply disliking.

Sony fans are obviously hoping this 50MP Sony DSLR will produce the same outstanding image quality as the EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R (and any Canon DSLR for that matter). I doubt this is something Sony is able to achieve in an easy way. The Sony Alpha a7RII and Alpha a7SII are innovative products, packed with advanced tech and all sort of gimmicks, but are by no way the professional tools Sony want us to believe they are.

[via Sony Alpha Rumors]

Adorama and Canon Support Heart Gallery NYC “Through the Eyes of the Homeless” Project

Adorama And Canon Support Heart Gallery NYC “Through The Eyes Of The Homeless” Project

The Heart Gallery NYC exhibition will take place on November 16th, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street, NYC. To RSVP, please visit For more information on “Through the Eyes of the Homeless,” including press contacts, behind the scene images and participant portraits, please visit

Press release (via Photography Blog)

Adorama and Canon Support Heart Gallery NYC “Through the Eyes of the Homeless” Project

Adorama and Canon provide cameras and photography training for homeless as part of awareness initiative; Photo gallery opens to the public on November 16, 2015

New York, NY – November 16, 2015 – Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video and audio, imaging and electronics retailers, is joining forces with camera manufacturer Canon to support the Heart Gallery NYC and the NYC Department of Homeless Services initiative “Through the Eyes of the Homeless” by providing 25 Canon PowerShot G7-X compact cameras and photography training to homeless. The Heart Gallery NYC initiative empowers homeless individuals while raising awareness around the lack of affordable housing in NYC through photography. Under the mentorship of professional Canon photographers, 14 currently or previously homeless individuals were asked to photograph the city, capturing their unique perspectives of New York City. The strongest photos were chosen for a gallery presentation that will be on exhibit to the public at the Prince George Ballroom, opening Monday November 16th, and subsequently featured in City Hall.

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