Upcoming Sigma Lenses Basic Specifications Leaked


After having leaked a set of images, Nokishita posted the basic specifications for five upcoming Sigma lenses. The 56mm will not be released for Canon EF-M or Canon RF mounts.

Sigma 28mm F/1.4 DG HSM | Art

  • Lens construction: 12 groups 17 (including 2 FLD lenses and 3 SLD lenses)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 28 cm
  • Maximum photographing magnification: 1: 5.4
  • Filter diameter: 77 mm
  • Size: φ 82.8 mm x 107.7 mm
  • Weight: To be determined
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon, Sony E

Sigma 40mm F/1.4 DG HSM | Art

  • Lenses developed to meet the requirements of the high-end cinerene lens
  • Lens construction: 12 groups 16 pieces (3 FLD lenses and 3 SLD lenses included)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 40 cm
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 6.5
  • Filter diameter: 82 mm
  • Size: φ 87.8 mm x 131 mm
  • Weight: 1200 g
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon, Sony E

Sigma 70-200mm F/2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports

  • Lens construction: 22 groups 22 pieces (9 FLD lenses and 1 SLD lens included)
  • Minimum shooting distance: 1.2 m
  • Maximum magnification: 1: 4.8
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 11
  • Filter diameter: 82 mm
  • Size: φ 94.2 mm x 202.9 mm
  • Weight: 1805 g
  • Compatible with TC-1401 / TC-2001
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon

Sigma 60-600mm F/4.5 – 6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports

  • Lens construction: 19 groups of 25 (including 3 FLD lenses and 1 SLD lens)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 60-260 cm
  • Maximum photographing magnification: 1: 3.3 (200 mm)
  • Image stabilization effect: 4 steps
  • Filter diameter: 105 mm
  • Size: φ120.4 mm x 268.9 mm
  • Weight: 2700 g
  • Compatible with TC-1401 / TC-2001
  • Mount: Sigma, Canon, Nikon

Sigma 56mm F/1.4 DC DN | Contemporary

  • Lens construction: 6 groups 10 pieces (including one SLD lens)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 50 cm
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 7.4
  • Filter diameter: 55 mm
  • Size: φ 66.5 mm x 59.5 mm
  • Weight: 280 g
  • Mount: Micro Four Thirds, Sony E

Canon EOS M50 Best Selling Interchangeable Lens Camera in Japan

Canon Eos M50

Canon EOS M50 at a glance:

  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD
  • UHD 4K and HD 720p120 Video Recording
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • ISO 100-25600, Extended ISO 51200
  • Combination 5-Axis Image Stabilization

BCN rankings for last week show that the Canon EOS M50 (Kiss M in Japan) is the best selling interchangeable lens camera in Japan, outselling even DSLRs.

The EOS M50 is a cute little MILC, getting one positive review after the other. The Canon EOS M50 got a price drop and now starts at $629 for the body only.

Canon EOS M50

Australia: Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay Australia, Alibaba
Canada: Amazon Canada, DigitalRev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Canada, Canon Canada, KEH Camera
France: Amazon FR, DigitalRev, eBay FR, Canon France
Germany/Austria/Switzerland: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Canon Deutschland
Italy: Amazon IT, DigitalRev, eBay IT, Canon Italia
United Kingdom/Ireland: Amazon UK, Park Cameras, Wex Photo Video, DigitalRev, eBay.uk, Canon UK
USA: Amazon, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay, Adorama, KEH Camera, Canon USA

Deal: Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine ED AS IF UMC Lens – $499.95 (reg. $649)

Rokinon 24mm T1.5

Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine ED AS IF UMC at a glance:

  • Canon EF Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: T1.5 to T22
  • Four ED and Two Aspherical Elements
  • UMC Coating
  • Geared Focus and Aperture Control Rings
  • De-Clicked Aperture Ring

B&H Photo has the Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Cine ED AS IF UMC lens on sale at $499.95. Compare at $649. Free shipping.

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Tokina opera 50mm f/1.4 FF Officially Announced

Tokina Opera 50mm F/1.4 FF

Tokina opera 50mm f/1.4 at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.4
  • Ring-Shaped Ultrasonic AF Motor
  • Electric Diaphragm Mechanism
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

Pre-order the Tokina opera 50mm f/1.4 FF for $949 at B&H Photo | Adorama.

Sample photos are here.

Press release:

Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the sales release of Tokina opera 50mm F/1.4 FF – debut premium lens in Tokina’s new opera series for high-performance full-frame DSLR cameras.

About opera Series

With the debut of 50mm F1.4 FF Tokina is launching a new series of next generation, premium full-frame lenses for high-end DSLR cameras called “opera” series. The new series is designed to perfectly match recent high-resolution full-frame DSLR cameras that demand the highest quality optical designs. Building on the award winning heritage of Tokina’s AT-X line of lenses, the new opera series will offer an ever-expanding, premium line of Full-frame lenses that meet the growing demands of high-performance DSLR cameras.

In modern society the word “opera” is commonly used to indicate stage art works that combine drama, music and dance. In Italian it means work or work of art. As an omitted art genre definition opera comes from “opera musicale” that means a piece of music work. In Latin opera comes from “opus” that is still used in contemporary language meaning “great literary, artistic or intellectual work” (e.g. “magnum opus”, “opera magna”). We chose the name opera for our new premium full-frame DSLR lens series with the idea that it will help the photographer in creating real “works of art”.

Product overview

The 50mm F1.4 FF is the debut premium lens in Tokina’s new opera series for high-performance full-frame DSLR cameras. The lens incorporates Tokina’s latest advancements in optical engineering and electronic design to meet the demands of today’s DSLR technology. With advanced features like ring-shaped ultrasonic motors for fast and quiet operation, Tokina’s new ELR lens coating technology, and advanced weather sealing technology, the new 50mm F1.4 FF opera lens will be a go-to lens in many camera bags.

Estimated time of arrival: November, 2018

EAN code: 4961607 634608 (for Canon EF mount full frame)
EAN code: 4961607 634615 (for Nikon F mount full frame)

Is There Something You Would Like To Ask Canon at Photokina 2018?

Photokina 2018

The people at LensVid will be at Photokina 2018, and they are ready to hold interviews with Canon, Nikon, Sony, and the likes and peers in the industry.

If there is an original question you’d like to ask Canon, or if you have a suggestion for an interview, then feel free to sound off in the comment section. LensVid’s Iddo will have a look and eventually collect the best questions which might make it into the interview with Canon at Photokina. In any case we will share LensVid’s Photokina interview with Canon here on Canon Watch in a week or two.

Photokina 2018 starts September 26, 2018.