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NAB 2018: Sigma Shows Off 105mm f1.4 and 70mm Macro.

NAB 2018: Sigma Shows Off 105mm f1.4 and 70mm Macro.

At NAB 2018 Sigma showed me their new 70mm macro lens and their new 105mm f1.4 which they are nicknaming “The Bokeh Monster.” Since last year was…

Sigma’s new Clamp-On Ring for the Cine High Speed 14mm T2 FF lens

Sigma’s new Clamp-On Ring for the Cine High Speed 14mm T2 FF lens

Users of the Sigma Cine High Speed 14mm T2 FF Prime Lens can now extend the front diameter of the lens to 162mm, to film on full-frame cameras without…

PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

Quick note: if you’re coming to Portland OR for the PNW Lens Summit, you can get 20% off lodging at The Mark Spencer Hotel (no, not that Mark…

Sigma announces the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and introduces Front Conversion Service

Sigma announces the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and introduces Front Conversion Service

The new Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art is announced at the same time Sigma introduces a new front conversion service for lenses used in Virtual Reality videography…

The “large format” look: Sigma primes on a RED Monstro, in 8K

The “large format” look: Sigma primes on a RED Monstro, in 8K

What’s the big deal about large format cinematography? Shallow focus on wide shots. It’s a big deal. One of my local rental houses, Videofax, recently took…

PVC’s 2017 Black Friday deals: Day Three

PVC’s 2017 Black Friday deals: Day Three

We are aware that not all deals are viable everywhere, but due to the characteristics of modern day trade, it is possible to make Black Friday an international experience – which…

Affordable-ish Pro Cine Prime Lenses

Affordable-ish Pro Cine Prime Lenses

Ten years ago if you were “indie”, you kludged together some fast still prime lenses for your cinema camera package. You’d stick them on your DSLR with the…

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Is there a better subject for a shooter than their own three-month-old baby? During these early months of fatherhood, Sigma sent me their 18-35mm and 50-100mm…

Sigma’s ‘blur’ selected for LA Shorts Festival

Sigma’s ‘blur’ selected for LA Shorts Festival

LA Shorts International Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world. The short film ‘blur’ to be screened there is the first…

Sigma’s 14 and 135mm CINE lenses now available

Sigma’s 14 and 135mm CINE lenses now available

The newest stars from Sigma in terms of prime lenses, the 14 and 135mm are available for individual purchase or as part of lens sets created with cinematographers in mind…