• Sigma Unveils 5 Global Vision Lenses: 28mm, 40mm, 56mm, 70-200mm, 60-600mm

    19 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Sigma has announced five new lenses for its Global Vision lineup. There are four new full frame lenses and an APS-C lens.
    “From wide-angle to hyper-telephoto, the new Sigma Global Vision introductions arrive as some of the most anticipated lenses in the industry, further facilitating artistic expression for photographers,” Sigma says.
    Here's a rundown of the new lenses and their descriptions by Sigma:
    Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
    The Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art features “thoroughly corrected” magnification chromatic aberration and sagittal coma flare and “completely minimized” distortion...
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  • Sigma to Launch Full-Frame Foveon L-Mount Mirrorless Camera

    Sigma to Launch Full-Frame Foveon L-Mount Mirrorless Camera

    20 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Sigma has announced that it's developing a full-frame L-mount mirrorless camera as part of the company's new L-Mount Alliance with Leica and Panasonic. At the core of the camera will be a sensor with Sigma's Foveon technology.
    Sigma's Foveon sensors use a proprietary three-layer structure in which red, green, and blue pixels each have their own full layer. In traditional sensors, the three pixels share a single layer in a mosaic arrangement and the camera “fills in” missing colors by examining neighboring pixels.
    Since each pixel of each photo is recorded in each of the three colors...
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  • Zenit and Leica Unveil the Zenit M Full-Frame Rangefinder

    Zenit and Leica Unveil the Zenit M Full-Frame Rangefinder

    20 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    The Russian camera brand Zenit has announced a new full-frame “mirrorless” camera. Called the Zenit M, it's a rangefinder based on the Leica M created in collaboration with Leica.
    Krasnogorsky Zavod, which manufactures Zenit-brand gear under the ownership of Shvabe Holding , announced back in 2016 that it would be bringing the Zenit brand back from the dead to battle Leica in luxury. In 2017, the company revealed it would be launching a full frame mirrorless camera in 2018 with a “leading photographic equipment company.” That company is Leica.
    Zenit says it made both hardware and software...
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