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Sigma CEO is Considering to Develop FE Lenses

Ming Thein had the opportunity to interview Sigma CEO Mr. Kazuto Yamaki during his visit to Kuala Lumpur for the dp0 Quattro launch, courtesy of regional distributors APD. We know Sigma’s vision: to be the most innovative photographic company out there. And Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki is a person that has great thoughs on photography, like the SAR said: “Unlike so many CEO’s out there he is a visionary and a dreamer. Something we deeply miss in our current business culture”.

From Ming Thein’s blog:

a fast FF lens or lens of a certain resolving power is still going to be a certain size regardless of flange distance. Though they are looking into Sony FF lenses, there may be compromises made for size/resolving power/cost reasons – similar to the f2.8 M4/3 and APSC lenses they have made previously.

Read the full article here.

Image via Ming Thein (original file on Flickr).

The current Sony/Zeiss lens line up is very pricey. So it’s really a good news for all Sony a7 series camera users. I would love to buy the nice cheap and good quality f/2.8 prime lenses!

So, if Sigma will announce a range of 24mm 35mm 50mm 85mm f/2.8 FE lenses, will you consider to buy a compact, cheap f/2.8 autofocus prime lens?

via: Ming Thein, SAR

Note: Sony US launched a massive price drop on almost all A-mount and E-mount lenses. Below are the detailed savings and direct links to the major US stores:

Full Frame E-mount lenses:

$100 off on the Zeiss 55mm f/1.8 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 16-35mm f/4.0 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 70-200mm G lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 24-70mm f/4.0 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 35mm f/2.8 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 28-70mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 28-135mm PZ lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 24-240mm lens at AmazonB&H.

APS-C E-mount lenses:

$50 off on the 35mm f/1.8 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 16-70mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 18-105mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 10-18mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 16mm f/2.8 lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 20mm f/2.8 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 18-200mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the lens 30mm macro at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 50mm f/1.8 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 18-200mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 18-55mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$200 off on the Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 16-50mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$150 off on the 18-200mm PZ lens at AmazonB&H.

A-mount lenses:

$50 off on the 100mm macro lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 11-18mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 135 lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 16-105mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 16-35mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the Zeiss 16-35mm II lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 16-50mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 16-80mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 16mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 18-135mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 18-250mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 18-55mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 20mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 24-70mm II lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 24mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 28-75mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 30mm macro lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 35mm f/1.4 lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 35mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 50mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 50mm DT lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 50mm macro lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 55-200mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$50 off on the 55-300mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 70-300mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 85mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$25 off on the 85mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the Zeiss 135mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 70-200mm lens at AmazonB&H.

$100 off on the 70-400mm lens at AmazonB&H.

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