Sigma is expanding its Cine FF High Speed lens line with the addition of the 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF lenses. With these new cinema lenses, the line will include seven optics covering 14mm to 135mm and T1 .5 to T2—the 14mm T2, 20mm T1.5, 24mm T1.5, 35mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5, 85mm T1.5 and 135mm T2.
Available in PL, Canon EF and Sony E-mount with 180-degree focus rotation, the lenses are optimized to work with full-frame-sensor cameras and higher-resolution shooting up to 8K. The cinema lenses are based on the outstanding optical quality of Sigma’s 14mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art and 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art still lenses announced earlier this year.
The new lenses are scheduled for a June-July release, with prices to be announced. The complete Cine FF High Speed lens line will be available for shooting at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas.
Additional Sigma news for creatives includes the following:
- Cine lenses now can be ordered in metric or imperial measurements, as well as standard or full luminous paint on markings
- Mount Conversion Services for Cine lens shooters allows conversion of lenses to and from EF and E mounts
- Lenses in the High Speed Zoom line (PL mount), FF High Speed Zoom line and FF Zoom line (all mounts) will begin shipping in May.
The full press release is available for download below:
NAB 2017: Sigma Unveils Two New Cine Prime Lenses; Adds New Product Options
Sigma introduces brand new Sigma Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 Prime Lenses
April 20, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced its brand new Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 prime lenses and new Cine Prime and Zoom product options.
Sigma is expanding its Cine Prime line to include two brand new lenses: the Sigma Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and the Sigma Cine FF High Speed 135mm T2. The high-performance Sigma Cine Prime product line, which now includes the following focal lengths and apertures – 14mm T2, 20mm T1.5, 24mm T1.5, 35mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5, 85mm T1.5 and 135mm T2 – is compatible with the latest full-frame camera sensor technology. Compact in design, the Cine Prime line offers outstanding optical performance and is ready for higher resolution shooting (up to 6K-8K). Both the 14mm T2 and 135mm T2, along with the previously announced Sigma Cine Prime and Zoom lenses, will be available for test-shooting at the Sigma NAB booth C11525.
In addition to this expansion of its Cine Lens Prime line, Sigma is now offering customers the option to order Cine lenses in metric or imperial measurements as well as standard or full luminous paint on markings. Existing customers who wish to swap from one measurement system to the other can do so for a paid fee.
Also, Sigma is now offering its sought-after Mount Conversion Services for the Cine lens customers. The highly successful program ensures continued return on investment for customers, allowing them to convert their lenses to and from EF and E mounts.
About Sigma Corporation
Craftsmanship. Precision. Dedication. Since 1961, Sigma has been devoted the pursuit of advancing photographic technology. Unique to the industry, the family-owned business produces its high-quality, award-winning camera lenses, DSLR cameras, flashes, filters and accessories from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Aizu, Japan.
In 2012, the company introduced the Sigma Global Vision with three distinct lens lines: Art, Contemporary and Sport. Designed for industry camera mount systems including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Sony and Sigma, each lens is handcrafted and tested in Japan to ensure a high-performance, premium product that is purpose-built to last.
Sigma continues its tradition of imaging excellence with the mirrorless sd Quattro, sd Quattro H and the compact dp Quattro camera line. Leveraging the ultra-high resolution Foveon sensor, the Sigma Quattro cameras are designed to produce the highest quality image with every shot.