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SEIN, re-launched as an online magazine

Early 2018 Sigma launched an online version of their printed magazine SEIN. A beautifully crafted web magazine about all things Sigma. But especially with lots of beautiful photos. From the about page of SEIN Online: SEIN is a quarterly magazine Sigma started in 2014 to share news about their products and thoughts and ideas on […]

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Sigma Booth at Photokina 2016

Sigma Booth at Photokina 2016 As tradition has it we also this year visited Sigma’s booth at Photokina 2016. A booth that really showed Sigma’s new position in the world of photography. The rather large booth had a great premium feel to it, reflecting the quality of the recent Sigma Global Vision lenses, like the Art and […]

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Some to remember

This series of photos were taken on the 20th September 2014, during the airborne day in my hometown Ede (The Netherlands). On this day hundreds of paratroopers jump from classical airplanes on the fields between Ede and Arnhem to commemorate the battle of Arnhem that was fought during world war II at the final stage of […]

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Updates coming

Sigma is working on updates for SPP and dp2 quattro firmware. We're currently planning to release SPP6.0.5 with several bug fixes in the next week or by the beginning of the week after the next. — Kazuto Yamaki (@KazutoYamaki) July 30, 2014 In conjunction with the release of SPP6.0.5, we will release the newer camera […]

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Redoing X3 magazine

I’m implementing a new Style for this magazine. Unfortunately it does break some of the formatting, lay-out and navigation. It’ll be all cleaned up in a couple days (or weeks) and more beautiful than ever.

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Cameras, Other news

New Firmware for SD1(M)

Ver. 1.10 for SD1 (Ver. 1.05 for SD1M) It is possible to create B/W images in RAW or RAW+JPEG mode. It has refined the AF algorithm and improved the AF operation accordingly. It is especially effective for those lenses from our new product lines; Art, Contemporary and Sports. It has improved the accuracy of flash […]

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Prices, availability and Firmware tidbits

Pricing & Availability of the 18-35mm F1.8 lens Art lens Sigma Corporation announced pricing and availability for the new 18-35mm F1.8 lens Art lens. In the USA it will be available beginning of July for an estimated street price of $799. The Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM is the first zoom lens ever to achieve a maximum […]

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Now that is fast, the new Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 zoom lens

On April 18th Sigma introduced a world’s first offering with the new Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM lens. This lens from their Art line of lenses is the first zoom lens that features an aperture as large as F1.8 throughout it’s complete zoom range. The lens is designed for use with APS-C sensor cameras like the Sigma SD1. Delivering […]

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New firmware for DP3M and update to Sigma Photo Pro

Today Sigma has announced the availability of a new firmware version for the DP3 Merrill and an update to SPP. Firmware version 1.01 for the DP3 Merrill brings compatibility with Sigma’s Macro Flash EM-140 DG SA-STTL. (52mm Macro Flash Adapter is sold separately). It also corrects the phenomenon that the shutter speed value in the […]

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Smoother portraits

One of the great things about the new Sigma (DP) Merrill cameras is the incredible amount of microcontrast they can deliver. The combination of the Foveon sensor and a perfectly matched lens make this happen. Unfortunately it has one drawback, portraits can look less flattering… But there is a simple way to fix this. In […]

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New Firmware for DP1 Merrill and DP2 Merrill

Sigma released a firmware update for the DP1 and DP2 Merrill cameras. It brings the features that were introduced on the DP3 Merrill to these two cameras. It also corrects a couple of (minor) bugs. Both cameras now feature the Face Detection mode and have the possibility to shoot in monochrome mode. Both in RAW […]

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… in flight

A picture of a dragonfly in the air is also 100% authentic, no way of cheating here! t is always exciting to try to capture living creatures in their natural behavior. And what can be more natural for a bird or a dragonfly than being airborne ? A picture of a dragonfly in the air is […]

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