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Nikkor AF-S 16-85mm f/3-5-5.6G ED VR DX Review

19 Mar

Nikon 16-85mm VR DX

Photozone has just reviewed Nikon’s new 16-85mm DX lens.

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Sigma Offers Free Upgrade to Nikon D3 Owners

24 Jan

A limited number of Sigma lenses when used with the new Nikon D3 digital SLR camera will not support the “Auto DX crop” function. To overcome this problem Sigma will be supplying a free upgrade to existing customers.

List of lenses requiring update for D3 camera
DC lenses (digital SLR cameras/APS-C image sensor)
30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM Serial Numbers lower than 2054001
10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM Serial Numbers lower than 2160001
DG lenses(35mm format SLR cameras)
APO 300mm F2.8 EX DG HSM Serial Numbers lower than 3013701
APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG HSM Serial Numbers lower than 4022401

For further information, please contact your nearest authorized Sigma Service Station. http://www.sigma-photo.co.jp/english/network/index.htm

AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mmf/2.8G ED Reviewed

17 Nov

Nikon 24-70mm f2.8

One of Nikon’s latest and most eagerly anticipated lenses is the new AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mmf/2.8G ED . This baby is built like a tank and employs Nikon’s latest Nano Crystal coating to reduce flare and ghosting and deliver truly professional quality results. Early reviews indicate that this is one of the best lenses yet from Nikon, something its $1,699 (US) price tag can certainly attest to.

Photozone Review
Ken Rockwell Review

New Fisheye Lenses from Sigma

15 Nov

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 10mm F2.8 EX DC FISHEYE HSM lens.

This autofocus fisheye lens is designed for use with digital SLR cameras equipped with APS-C size image sensors. The Nikon version produces a diagonal angle of view of 180°(154° for Sigma, 167° for Canon). The diagonal field of view of this fisheye lens produces striking images with exaggerated perspective and distortion. The minimum focusing distance of 13.5cm/5.3inch, and maximum magnification 1:3.3 allows subjects to be as close as 1.8cm/0.7inch from the lens’ front element. This close focusing capability allows close-up photography and also it is possible to make use of large depth of field that covers wide range of subjects. More info.


The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC Circular Fisheye HSM lens.

This autofocus circular fisheye lens has an angle of view of 180 degrees in all directions. It is exclusively designed for digital SLR cameras with the APS-C size image sensor. When used in conjunction with digital SLRs with APS-C size image sensors, it produces a circular image within the frame. More info.