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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:44 pm 
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Hi folks,

Sigma finally has the new press releases up on its site so here are the links:

They all start with "The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce..."
Lots of new toys there and one is even green so it won't scare the birdies. :shock:

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Ain't these grand! Perhaps the 18-125 with OS will be a good alternative to Nikon's overpriced 16-85 VRII. I hope we see some prices soon. :D

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well the green 200-500mm might not scare the birdies, but with its size it scares me. :shock:

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Yes, the 200-500mm should come with wheels!

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Sigma says...

"various types of photography such as astrophotography, portraits, wildlife, sports"

Portraits? Imagine the facial expressions you will get with this lens!

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Hey, you overlooked the most interesting part: The compact DP1 has the same 21mmx14mm sensor than the DSLR SD14! That's larger than four-thirds, almost APS-C size :shock:
Should deliver the same quality. That's good news for compact-buyers!

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Thanks for posting those Bob - it certainly took them a while!

The DP1 certainly looks very interesting on a sensor front, but I kinda wish it had a slightly wider lens on it - like a 24mm digital voigtlander...


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That 200-500 never ceases to amaze(and amuse) me.

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