Sigma 40mm F/1.4 Art Sample Pictures (pre-production model)

Sigma 40mm F/1.4 Art

Sigma 40mm F/1.4 Art at a glance:

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Three FLD Elements, Three SLD Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Weather-Sealed, Protective Front Coating
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

DPReview posted a set of sample pictures shot with a pre-production model of the recently announced Sigma 40mm F/1.4 Art lens. According to Sigma the Sigma 40mm F/1.4 Art is the sharpest “Art” lens, and a reference for the whole global vision series. JPG files are available for download.

Pre-orders for the Sigma 40mm f/1.4 Art are not yet open, but you can get notified when they are.

Sigma Adds 3 Lenses to Cine Lens Lineup (28mm T1.5 FF, 40mm T1.5 FF, 105mm T1.5 FF)


Press release:

Sigma Adds Three New Lenses to Its Cine Lens Lineup

Brand new introductions to the FF High Speed Prime Line – 28mm T1.5 FF, 40mm T1.5 FF and 105mm T1.5 FF – will be debuted at IBC2018

September 11, 2018 – Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the development of three new Sigma Cine lenses in the FF High Speed Prime Line: 28mm T1.5 FF, 40mm T1.5 FF and 105mm T1.5 FF. With these additions, the FF High Speed Prime Line now includes ten lenses covering 14mm to 135mm and T1.5 to T2, giving cinematographers even more options to empower their artistic expression and take their cinematic vision to the next level.

Available for test-shooting at the 2018 IBC Show in Amsterdam from September 14-18, 2018, attendees are welcome to visit the Sigma booth 12.D64 to get hands-on with the new cine lenses.

New Models in the Sigma Cine FF High Speed Prime Line
All the lenses in the FF High Speed Prime Line, including the brand new 28mm T1.5 FF, 40mm T1.5 FF and 105mm T1.5 FF, are compatible with full-frame image sensors and optimized for ultra-high-resolution 6K-8K shooting.

All three lenses come in PL, EF and E mounts with lens support foot and cap included. The 105mm T1.5 FF is expected to start shipping in October 2018, the 40mm T1.5 FF in the end of 2018, and the 28mm T1.5 FF in early 2019. Pricing for each new model will be announced at the time of availability. For further technical specifications and lens characteristics and high-resolution product images, please download the full announcements here:

Development of LPL Mount
In the future, the Sigma Cine lens series will include an LPL mount, the new lens mount optimized for the large format sensor released by ARRI in 2018. The planned release date for the Sigma Cine lenses in LPL mount is 2019 or later.

Is 40mm the best focal length for you? 5 reasons say it is

Canon EF 40mm Canon Rf Lens Rumor

Is 40mm lens the best choice for you? Kai W thinks it is, and in his 11 minuted video he presents 5 reasons to underline it.

The 40mm lens in the video is one of Canon’s inexpensive gems, the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM (canon rumors). The EF 40mm f/2.8 is an amazingly sharp pancake lens.

Enjoy the video.


Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Canon IT, WEX Photographic, Canon FR, Canon UK, Canon DE

Handevision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 for EOS M on sale at $799

IBELUX 40mm F/0.85

The Handevision IBELUX 40mm f/0.85 lens is the world’s fastest lens for mirrorless cameras, and it got another, huge price drop and is now on sale at $799 at B&H Photo.

I am not sure if this is a B&H exclusive or if the price drop applies universally. On Amazon all mount types but Canon EOS M are discounted.


  • 64mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/0.85 to f/22
  • Concave Front Lens Element
  • 250° Manual Focus Throw
  • Ten-Blade Circular Diaphragm
  • Metal Lens Barrel & Integrated Lens Hood
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 2.5′
  • Filter Thread: 67mm


Last day to win a Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 lens with Canon Watch and Lockerdome

Canon EF 40mm Canon Rf Lens Rumor

Canon Watch teamed up with LockerDome to offer you the opportunity to win a brand new Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 pancake lens. The giveaway ends tomorrow, 12/01/2015.

To join the giveaway you can do one or all of the following: follow Canon Watch on LockerDome, like and follow Canon Watch on Facebook/Twitter, and share Canon Watch on Facebook/Twitter. The giveaway will end in a bit less than a month.

If you are interested, check out the Giveaway here.

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