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Which missing Top ART lens should Sigma create asap ?

 
smythie
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Sep 11, 2015 20:48 |  #31

Pencilnink wrote in post #17699117 (external link)
I have both the sigma 35 and 50 and can only say great things about them, so I would love a wide zoom to replace my 16-35/2.8 as well. (Plus a 70-200 sport to match Canon's MK2 hehehe)

I presume you were referring to an ultra wide? They've already produced a super fast wide angle zoom in the 24-35 :wink:

And yeah, upgrades to the 12-24, 24-70 and 70-200 would be fantastic to see happen, even if they chose slightly different focal ranges and pulled off some more interesting firsts.


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Oct 10, 2015 21:39 |  #32

Rumor has it Sigma next lens will be a 85 F1.0 ART lens and will retail for 1199.

This will prove everyone wrong.


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Oct 10, 2015 21:43 |  #33

Talley wrote in post #17740695 (external link)
Rumor has it Sigma next lens will be a 85 F1.0 ART lens and will retail for 1199.

This will prove everyone wrong.

:eek:Get out:eek:


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smythie
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Oct 11, 2015 02:11 |  #34

hmm, somehow I don't think so


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Oct 12, 2015 01:01 |  #35

I have been waiting for sigma to release a 85mm ART. I got impatient and bought a 85mm f/1.8. If sigma or when sigma releases a 85mm art I will buying it. That's my hope as far as their next lens they make.


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Oct 13, 2015 00:14 as a reply to JohnTrav's post |  #36

I Soooo badly want them to release an 85mmA.. SOOOO BADLY!


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Oct 13, 2015 19:58 |  #37

Everyone wants the 85A really bad but I don't see anything wrong with the current 85 that Sigma offers!

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Oct 15, 2015 09:46 |  #38

Talley wrote in post #17744495 (external link)
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I thought you sold that one? Love the shot.


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Oct 15, 2015 09:48 |  #39

eror11 wrote in post #17604521 (external link)
The canon 85 1.2 is known to be sharp-ish, but more than that it has a special oomph, that creamy softness it's famous for. Sigma can't compete on that, but they can make it sharp, and for that, the 1.4 is the way to go.

Had both side by side for more than a yr. Very very hard to tell them apart. The creamy bokeh is that $1600 you spent. In the end I did sell the sigma and kept the L. Bad bad move.


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Oct 18, 2015 23:23 |  #40

of that list a 200 1.8. But I want a 70 - 200.


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Oct 18, 2015 23:25 |  #41

I want a 1mm 0.65, since we're all dreaming here


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Oct 19, 2015 10:28 |  #42

135mm f1.8 OS for me.


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Oct 20, 2015 15:23 |  #43

A question for those that ask for lenses that Sigma already makes, EG 85mm f/1.4, 70-200mm f/2.8 OS etc..

What exactly is expected to happen when these same optics become "ART" as opposed to "EX"?

Are you aware that in the case of the 120-300mm "Sport" vs. it's predecessor nothing changed optically? Does this fact alter the desire to see a new ART version of an existing EX lens?

Just curious.


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Oct 20, 2015 15:44 |  #44

CyberDyneSystems wrote in post #17753607 (external link)
A question for those that ask for lenses that Sigma already makes, EG 85mm f/1.4, 70-200mm f/2.8 OS etc..

What exactly is expected to happen when these same optics become "ART" as opposed to "EX"?

Are you aware that in the case of the 120-300mm "Sport" vs. it's predecessor nothing changed optically? Does this fact alter the desire to see a new ART version of an existing EX lens?

Just curious.

Do all the art line hqve the usb docking abilty to adjust firmware and focus calibration? Putting an emd to the phrase sigma lottery would give me more confidence in dropping the cash for their higher end lenses, especially the fast primes. The current seems like a fine lens, but never quite enough to convince me to give up my 85 1.8 or drop my lust for the 85L.




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Oct 20, 2015 15:49 |  #45

gonzogolf wrote in post #17753632 (external link)
Do all the art line hqve the usb docking abilty to adjust firmware and focus calibration? Putting an emd to the phrase sigma lottery would give me more confidence in dropping the cash for their higher end lenses, especially the fast primes. The current seems like a fine lens, but never quite enough to convince me to give up my 85 1.8 or drop my lust for the 85L.

All Sigma Contemporary, Sport, and Art lenses are compatible with the dock.


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