The Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 hasn’t even been out for six months yet and a company has already converted it into a cinema lens with full manual aperture control. The conversion was done by GL Optics, who is a China based company that specializes in optic conversion. The lens is still for APS-C sensor cameras–though it has been known to work on full frame cameras but with vignetting.
The killer is the price. Sigma’s 18-35mm f1.8 is under $1,000 but the GL Optics conversion will run you $3,500.
Also, don’t clean it with vodka.
Thanks for the tip Peter!
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