Sigma SD1 with 46MP Foveon sensor

Sigma announces their new flagship DSLR Sigma SD1:

  • 46 MP Foveon X3 sensor (3 layers of 4800×3200)
  • New 11-point Twin Cross AF system
  • 3″ 460k dot LCD
  • Weatherproof magnesium alloy body

Link to the special Sigma SD site

New Sigma lenses

Sigma annouces two new lenses and a new flash:

  • Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM, a new stabilized version
  • Sigma 150mm f2.8 APO Macro EX DG OS HSM
  • EF-610 DG ST flash with a guide number of 61, focal length 17 to 105mm

Sigma confirms Autofocus issues

Sigma UK has confirmed autofocus issues with some recently produced telezoom lenses. Possibly affected are the following lenses:

  • APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM, serial numbers between 10633051 and 10972000
  • APO 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG OS HSM, serial numbers between 10574001 and 10972000
  • APO 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM, serial numbers between 10674301 and 10972000

Read more at the site dedicated to the problem – click here.