Sigma Imaging have announced that the new 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM lens will have a suggested retail price of £799:99.

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Such lenses exhibit some wonderful characteristics loved by many portrait photographers my self included, with the fast wide open aperture option and resulting background blur. While they are also used in sports, press and theatre to name some more traditional uses, where lower light levels are often a working condition.

For more information on this lens see our post of 21/02/10 or click here.

End. (10/06/10).