Zeiss blog posted an article today said the new Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Distagon T* lens will come onto market at the end of 2013. Available for both Canon and Nikon mount. And price is rumored around $4,000. Zeiss said this 55mm f/1.4 lens is the best 50mm lens ever in the world.
As rumored before, Sigma now announced a ‘Mount Conversion Service’ for any of its recent ‘Global Vision’ lenses – a paid-for service designed to reduce the uncertainty of changing camera systems. The company says it will charge between $80 and $250, plus shipping costs, depending on the specific lens. The Global Vision range currently includes seven lenses – from the huge 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS Sport for full-frame DSLRs, down to the 19mm F2.8 DN Art for Micro Four Thirds. The company has also extended the warranties on all new products to four years.
As previous rumors shows that Sigma will announced a new revolution system on August 1. Now the detail leaked: Sigma will offer free mount conversion services for any of your Sigma lenses. You can use this free services to change your current Sigma lens mount to any other available mount for free.
Sigma is rumored to working on a lens called Sigma 24-70mm f/2 DG OS HSM for full frame cameras. This would be world’s first 24-70mm standard zoom lens offers f/2, faster than Canon & Nikon & Sony 24-70mm f/2.8.