Saturday, December 14, 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.

Is Leica now on the right course? SL2 points the way

The launch of the SL2 can be seen as a milestone in the fortunes of Leica. Despite its primary appeal to the premium market, it has received a stunning reception. With the success of the Q and Q2, the continued appetite for rangefinders and the new desire to achieve a cohesion in design and control, Leica seems set to weather the storms buffering the camera industry as a whole. It is also becoming heavily involved in technology and computational photography.

Leica SL2 arrives: A very desirable upgrade for L-Mount fans

Leica's much-rumoured replacement for the innovative SL has arrived at last. With a bigger sensor, in-body stabilisation and class-leading video, it is likely to have a wider appeal than its predecessor.

Panasonic announces 16-35mm f/4 and 70-200mm f/2.8 S Pro lenses for L-Mount

Two more lenses for L-Mount bring the Panasonic LUMIX range up to six. There are now over 46 lenses from Leica, Sigma and Panasonic available to owners of Leica and LUMIX cameras.

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.

Leica SL2 due soon, will feature IBIS according to rumours

New information on the forthcoming Leica SL2 has been published on Leica Rumors. According to sources, the camera will be announced within...

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.

Nikon enters APS-C mirrorless market

Nikon's new Z50 is an important milestone. It brings major competition to existing APS-C manufacturers but it also joins Panasonic, Leica and Sony is standardising one system over full-frame and crop formats.

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.