An interview from the 2018 Cine Gear Expo at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles with Jared Ivy of Sigma. 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, Cinema lenses, DSLR cameras, flashes, filters and accessories from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Aizu, Japan. In 2016, Sigma entered into the world of Cinematography lens production. Embodying the core optical DNA that has defined the Sigma benchmark of excellence, the Cine lenses meet needs of advanced 6K and 8K cinema production.
In this interview we talk with Jared about the high-performance Sigma Cine Prime product line, which now includes the all-new focal lengths and apertures – 14mm T2 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). The 20mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm all feature a T1.5 aperture.
The high-speed zoom line offers 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm with the constant aperture of T2 throughout the zoom range with superior optical performance that is capable of high-resolution 6K-8K shooting. Delivering the highest image quality in its class, the High-Speed Zoom Line is ergonomically compact and designed for E, EF and PL camera system mounts.
The FF 24-35mm Zoom is compatible with a full-frame image sensors, the FF Zoom Line offers the outstanding optical performance required for high-resolution shooting in 6K-8K. An exceptional option for cinematographers, this lens is compatible with image sensors larger than Super 35, now used in the latest digital cinema cameras. This cinema zoom lens combines the highest level of image quality with a compact design.
For more information please visit: www.SigmaPhoto.com