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Sigma EF-610 DG Super

Mark Peters
Photokina report
Friday 24th, September 2010
Posted by: Mark Peters

News Photokina 2010 - Sigma announces the launch of the new Electronic Flash EF-610 DG SUPER. The Sigma EF-610 DG SUPER Flash unit features a powerful Guide Number of 61 and is designed to work with the latest TTL auto exposure systems of all popular digital and film SLR cameras. The autozoom function automatically sets the optimum illumination angle in accordance with the lens' focal length in a range from 24mm to 105mm. When the built-in Wide Panel is used, the Sigma EF-610 DG SUPER Electronic Flash can cover an angle of 17mm. For bounce flash, the Sigma flashgun head can be tilted up by 90 degrees, to the left by 180 degrees, or to the right by 90 degrees.

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Sigma EF-610 DG Super

Sigma EF-610 DG ST

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 24th, September 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Sigma announces the launch of the new Electronic Flash EF-610 DG ST. The Sigma EF-610 DG ST Flash unit features a powerful Guide Number of 61 and is designed to work with the latest TTL auto exposure systems of all popular digital and film SLR cameras. The Sigma EF-610 DG ST Flash features TTL automatic flash exposure control for easy operation. The autozoom function automatically sets the optimum illumination angle in accordance with the lens' focal length in a range from 24mm to 105mm. When the built-in Wide Panel is used, the new Sigma flash can cover the angle of 17mm. For bounce flash, the Sigma flashgun head can be tilted up by 90 degrees, to the left by 180 degrees, or to the right by 90 degrees.

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Sigma SD1

Posted by: Mark Peters Friday 24th, September 2010

Photokina news report - Sigma announces the SD1 digital SLR camera, incorporating a 46 megapixel 24×16mm APS-C X3 direct image sensor. The SD1 is Sigma’s flagship digital SLR camera, adopting a lightweight yet solid magnesium alloy for its body and O-ring sealing connections to make a weather-resistant design throughout for use in harsh conditions. The Sigma SD1 DSLR camera incorporates a 24×16mm direct image sensor and dual “TRUE (Three-layer Responsive Ultimate Engine) 2” image processing engines. The combination of the 46 megapixel sensor and dual TRUE II processing engines ensure the high resolution pictures are processed quickly with high definition and a smooth and subtle graduation of colour.

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Sigma 120-300mm lens

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Sigma is pleased to announce the new Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens The successor to the Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG HSM, introduced to market in July 2005, this new Sigma 120-300mm lens offers the latest optical design technology. This large aperture zoom lens features Sigma’s OS (Optical Stabilizer) function and weather-resistant design throughout for use in harsh conditions. One SLD and Two FLD glass elements are used for maximum correction of chromatic aberrations. The super multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting, and the lens design incorporates an inner focusing and inner zooming system to ensure sharp pictures throughout the entire zoom range.

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Sigma 150mm macro lens

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Sigma is pleased to announce the new Sigma APO Macro 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens. The Sigma 150mm Macro is a large aperture medium telephoto Macro lens which incorporates Sigma’s original Optical Stabilizer function. The successor to the Sigma APO Macro 150mm F2.8 EX DG HSM, introduced to market in October 2004, offers the latest optical design technology and weather-resistant design throughout for use in harsh conditions. A floating focusing system moves two different lens groups in the optical path to different positions. This system compensates for astigmatic aberration and spherical aberration and provides extremely high optical performance from infinity to 1:1 Macro.

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Sigma cameras at Photokina

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 30th, September 2008

Sigma was also present at the Photokina 2008. In addition to the announcement of a series of new lenses, among which the 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG HSM with a considerably smaller build than that of Nikon's own bright 24-70mm lens, Sigma also announced the development of the second generation DSLR and compact camera models. The Sigma SD15 and Sigma DP2 are both based on Foveon's 4.7x3 megapixel sensor; however, they will be equipped with a new processor called True II. This processor has to ensure an improved processing speed (for example for continuous shooting) and should increase the overall image quality. Sigma showcased both products to the public behind glass.

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Sigma fisheye lenses

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 23rd, September 2008

Sigma is pleased to announce the launch of the 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC Circular Fisheye HSM the first Circular Fisheye lens exclusively for use with APS-C size digital SLR cameras and 10mm F2.8 EX DC Fisheye HSM diagonal fisheye lens exclusively for use with APS-C size digital SLR cameras for Sony and Pentax fitting cameras. 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 sensor, it produces circular image within the frame.

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Sigma Tele Converters

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 23rd, September 2008

Sigma announces the new APO Tele Converter 1.4x EX DG and APO Tele Converter 2x EX DG for Sony mount. The new tele converters are capable of maintaining the HSM function of such telephoto lenses as Sigma’s APO 70-200mm F2.8 II EX DG MACRO HSM and APO 50-150mm F2.8 II EX DC HSM whilst increasing the focal length by a factor of 1.4x or 2x. Of course, the HSM AF compatibility depends on the capability of the Sony SLR camera to support this function and on the maximum F number of the attached lens. The Super Multi Layer Coating reduces flare and ghosting and the exclusive design maintains the master lens’ high level performance while extending its focal length. Compact and lightweight, these tele converters are a convenient way of increasing the focal length of HSM telephoto lenses.

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