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New Rumor Says Sigma May Add Fuji X-Mount Lenses

By Anthony Thurston on May 9th 2014

I am a huge fan of Sigma and what they have been accomplishing lately. Lenses like the 35mm F/1.4, 18-35 F/1.8, 24-105 F/4, and most recently the 50mm F/1.4, have all been great lenses. I am also a huge fan of Fuji and what they have been doing lately with the Fuji X-T1 and X-E2, both of which are really impressive mirrorless cameras.

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A recent rumor says that Sigma may be gearing up to add Fuji X-Mount lenses to their lineup. This would be a HUGE benefit to both Sigma and Fuji if you ask me. One of my issues with Fuji has always been the relatively small assortment of lenses available. If Sigma were to add X-Mount support, that would be great for people looking for familiar glass on a new system.

[REWIND: Sigma 50mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art Review]

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According to the rumor, which came from an anonymous source (so take it with a grain of salt), the announcement could come at Photokina in September. Not many other details are available at this time. I would love to be able to use the X-T1 with the Sigma 120-300mm F/2.8 at sporting events. That would be freaking awesome. I would love to see how the new Sigma 50mm F/1.4 does on a Fuji body as well.

What are your thoughts on this? Would you like to see Sigma add support for the Fuji X-Mount on some of their lenses? Leave a comment below and lets discuss.

[via Fuji Rumors]

Anthony Thurston is a photographer based in the Salem, Oregon area specializing in Boudoir. He recently started a new project, Fiercely Boudoir to help support the growing boudoir community. Find him over on Instagram. You may also connect with him via Email.

6 Comments

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  1. EJ

    I think sigma needs to start implementing its art series (not including its two small primes) into the Sony E-mount, especially with the new A7.A7R,A7S and A6000

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    • Barbie

      E mount, baby! I LOVE my a6000 so much… it’s odd.

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  2. Bokehman

    It will never happen! Fuji ‘Fujinon lenses’ would be ‘giving away’ future revenue . . .

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    • Anthony Thurston

      Just like Canon and Nikon are “giving away” revenue? More lens options are a good thing for Fuji, means more camera sales.

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  3. Henry

    I think this has more implications if fuji were to go full frame. Come onnnn fuji!

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  4. Raoni Franco

    That´s for sure an interesting rumor! I think that, independently of anything else, the result would be simply more options, and comming from Sigma at their current pace, probably good options.

    I would just like to add how much I enjoy SLR Lounge. I acess it at least 3 times a day. I don´t comment very often because most of the time I don´t have much to add to the conversation. It wouldn´t be of much help to just write “Cool!!”, “Awesome!”, “Interesting!” lol. Thank you all for the effort.

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