Monday, December 16, 2019

Sigma fp is already a best seller in Japan

The L-Mount Alliance has given the camera indusry something new. It's a cross-manufacturer standard similar in scope to the micro four-thirds co-operative ten years ago and it looks as though it is succeeding. Sigma in particular is making a lot of headway, expecially with its high-quality Art lenses and the new and unusual fp camera which is proving a best seller in Japan.

Sigma launches 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art zoom

This week will be a bumper time for L-Mount Alliance announcements, with new products expected from all three participants. First out of the gate is Sigma with the new 24-70mm professional standard zoom.

That rear screen on your camera: Is it there for composition or chimping?

To chimp or not to chimp? To view on the screen or to use exclusively your viewfinder? What should you do? Mike takes a look at the conflict...

Reid Reviews: Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN For Leica L-Mount

Reid Reviews is one of the most useful places to get a detailed impartial review of a wide range of lenses for M and L mounts — plus many others.

Modular Sigma fp — full details

The Sigma fp is an unusual entrant into the full-frame mirrorless market. Small, light and focused, it offers a lot for the reasonable price tag.

Sigma fp arrives with a price tag of £1,999

Sigma's new full-frame L-Mount camera will cost £1,999 or £2,399 including the 45mm f/2.8 lens. It is the world's smallest full-frame digital camera, although some feature sacrifices have been made.

Leica SL2: Will there be a 24MP version?

Within the next six weeks we will have a new Leica SL, the SL2. How near in specification will it be to Panasonic's existing S1R? And what is the future for the M rangefinder as sensor sizes continue to grow?

Sigma’s full-frame L-Mount fp camera could sell for less than £1,900

According to the latest rumours, the world's smallest full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sigma fp, will cost under £1,900, some £1,000 less than previously thought

Huge mirrorless lenses are here to stay

Huge prime lenses for professional mirrorless cameras are here to stay. The weight and size advantage of early mirrorless designs have been squandered. Only the Leica M system keeps the compact flag flying.

Sigma Art L-Mount lenses offer outstanding performance for the price

Sigma's new Art lenses for L-Mount offer fantastic value for money when compared with equivalent Leica SL lenses. But are they worth buying?