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Sigma APO 50-500mm Hood Adapter for APS-C dSLRs

Sigma releases the APS-C Hood Adapter HA1030-01 for the Sigma APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS. This adapter extends the length of the lens hood and provides more effective shading when used with digital cameras with an APS-C size image sensor. From today, this adapter will be supplied with all APO 50-500mm DG OS HSM lenses. If you already purchased the APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS lens, the adapter will be available free of charge. Sigma also announces the availability of a Photo Pro update for Windows & Macintosh...

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Check-out all current Sigma interchangeable SLR lensesThe Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the APS-C Hood Adapter HA1030-01 for the Sigma APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM. This hood adapter extends the length of the lens hood and provides more effective shading when used with digital cameras with an APS-C size image sensor.

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the APS-C Hood Adapter HA1030-01 for the Sigma APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM. This hood adapter extends the length of the lens hood and provides more effective shading when used with digital cameras with an APS-C size image sensor.

At PMA 2010 in Las Vegas, USA, Sigma announced and exhibited dedicated APS-C Hood Adapters for the APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM and 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM. After this announcement, many demands have been received for development of a similar APS-C Hood Adapter for the APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM.
From 2nd July 2010, this APS-C Hood Adapter HA1030-01 will be supplied with all APO 50-500mm DG OS HSM lenses.

For customers who have already purchased the APO 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM, the hood adapter will be available free of charge through your local Sigma distributors.

* When using the APS-C Hood Adapter HA1030-01 with digital cameras with a full frame image sensor, vignetting will occur. Please remove the hood adapter if you are using full frame cameras.


SIGMA Photo Pro Software

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce that SIGMA Photo Pro 4.1.1.0 (3591) for Windows and SIGMA Photo Pro 4.1 (1044) for Macintosh is available for download.

Users of DP series and SD series cameras can now download the latest Sigma Photo Pro software.

Benefits of the Sigma Photo Pro software update:

SIGMA Photo Pro 4.1.1.0 (3591) for Windows

•Compatibility with 64-bit edition OS
•Compatibility with RAW file of SD15
•Corrects the malfunction of SIGMA Photo Pro 4.1
SIGMA Photo Pro 4.1 (1044) for Macintosh

•Compatibility with RAW file of SD15
•Corrects the malfunction of SIGMA Photo Pro4.1

SIGMA Photo Pro 4.1.1.0 (3591) for Windows and SIGMA Photo Pro 4.1 (1044) for Macintosh is available for download here.

Additional information: Check-out all current Sigma interchangeable SLR lenses
July 2, 2010
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