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11.09.2016
The 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens is now shipping!

The 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens is now shipping!

The long-awaited Sigma 85mm 1.4 DG HSM Art was announced at Photokina in September 2016. This highly anticipated lens is the most requested Art lens to date and we are pleased to announce it is now shipping in both Canon and Nikon mounts!

Worldwide demand is very high for this newly redesigned fast prime, and based on the hands-on feedback from fans at PhotoPlus, where it made its US show debut just a few weeks back; our fans are going to be very pleased with the sharpness and total performance this portrait lens delivers!

To celebrate the release of this outstanding optic, we are hosting dealer Demo Days from coast to coast in November and December, where fans will be able to check out the new 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens as well as the 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | Art ultrawide zoom lens!

In conjunction with the first round of shipments, we’re running a giveaway for those who submit a photo or video of them unboxing their 85mm 1.4 Art. Post the video on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, tag Sigma (social tag info below) and use the hashtag #SigmaUnboxed . On or after 12:01AM EST December 1st 2016, Sigma we will choose 2 people from each social media site (6 in total) randomly* to win a WR Protector Filter ($144 value) to protect those new 85mm 1.4 lenses. 

The Sigma WR Ceramic Protector, the world's first clear ceramic filter for DSLR lenses.

The Sigma WR Ceramic Protector, the world’s first clear ceramic filter for DSLR lenses.

Check back here to see the gallery of excited photographers unboxing their new 85mm 1.4 Art below.

Tagging info: (twitter: @sigma_photo, Facebook: @sigmacorporationofamerica, instagram: @sigmaphoto) #SigmaUnboxed

Don’t have your 85mm lens yet? Re-Share your favorite #SigmaUnboxed postings and you’ll also be in the running for a Ceramic Filter in any size up to 86mm (two per channel for re-shares, Value up to $144.)

*Restricted to USA participants only 18+

Coast to Coast Demo Days with the Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art and 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | Art

Our talented team of Technical Reps will be criss-crossing the country this November and December to showcase the incredible Sigma lens line-ups and to give fans their first looks at the new 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art and 12-24mm F4 DG HSM | Art lenses. We’re visiting camera shops with plenty of stops North, East, West and South! Be sure to stop in the nearest dealer to see these lenses yourself and take advantage of Demo Day specials!

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B&H Photo
New York, NY
November 10th, 11AM-5PM

Dury’s
Nashville, TN

November 11th 10AM-5PM
November 12 10AM-3PM

Roberts Photo
Indianapolis, IN
November 11th, 9AM-3PM
November 12th, 10AM-2PM

Camera Mall
Ann Arbor, MI
November 12th 10AM-4:30PM

Arlington Camera
Arlington, TX
November 12 10AM-5PM

Camera Exchange
San Antonio, TX
November 15th 10AM-5PM

FotoForum
Phoenix, AZ
November 16th 1PM-8PM

Samy’s
Fairfax, CA
November 17th Call store for hours

Ace Photo
Ashburn, VA
November 18th Call store for hours

Pixel Connection
Avon, OH
November 18th
November 19th Call store for hours

ProCam
Aurora, IL
November 19th, 10AM-7PM

B&C Camera
Las Vegas, NV
November 19th 10AM-5PM
November 20th 10AM-5PM

Creve Coeur Camera
Creve Coeur, MO
November 19th, 10AM-3PM

Tempe Camera
Tempe, AZ
November 26th, 10AM-5PM

Image One Camera and Video
Riverside, CA
November 27th, 11AM-4PM

Competitive Camera
Dallas, TX
December 2nd, 9AM-5PM

Precision Camera
Enfield, CT
December 9th, 10AM-6PM
December 10th, 10AM-5PM

Pictureline
Salt Lake City, UT
December 10th Call store for hours

Inkley’s
Salt Lake City, UT
December 12th Call store for hours

 

Hands On Demo with the 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens from PhotoPlus Expo

Our friends at Shutterbug talked to Jack Howard about the new 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens!

 

#SigmaUnboxed

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Sigma Pros Share First Impressions of the 85mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art lens

We caught up with Jen Rozenbaum at PhotoPlus and she shared her thoughts on her first tests with the newest Art prime lens!

© Jen Rozenbaum.  1/160 F2.2 ISO 1250

© Jen Rozenbaum. 1/160 F2.2 ISO 1250

 

Sigma Pro Judy Host is likewise very impressed with this potent portrait prime!

© JudyHost 2016 | Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art – The Ultimate Portrait Lens f 1.4 s 1/640 ISO 400 Hand Held, Manual Mode.

© JudyHost 2016 | Sigma 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art – The Ultimate Portrait Lens f 1.4 s 1/640 ISO 400 Hand Held, Manual Mode.

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  1. […] about seeing the new 85mm as well as some of their other new lenses, make sure to check out their series of demo-days, where you can try out the lens for yourself. There are several options taking place all over the […]