Sigma's first Canon RF lens is so popular, it's already sold out in Japan

The Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | C Canon RF lens on a wooden surface against a dark background with moody lighting
(Image credit: James Artaius)

Sigma's first ever lens for the Canon RF mount is so popular that the company "is unable to keep up with demand" in its native Japan.

The Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | C, which doesn't go on sale until July 11, has received so many advance orders that the manufacturer cannot produce enough stock, prompting an apology for the delay in fulfilling domestic orders.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.