The “Sendai Tanabata Festival” is the most famous festival in Sendai. This festival is held every year for 3 days in August. This year we received a lot of messages and prayers from all over the world about the Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11th, 2011.
Photographer;Britton Robbins. Location; Webster, NY, USA. Camera; Sigma SD1.
One of the things I miss about living on the west-coast of the United States is the magnificent sunsets. Here in northern New York state, it can be challenging to find the right conditions to get a great sunset shot.
SIGMA SD1 Firmware Ver.1.02 Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce that firmware Ver.1.02 for the SD1 is now available for download. Benefits of the firmware update Correct various bugs to achieve more stable operation. Correct the phenomenon of camera freeze when in Custom White Balance Mode. Improved image quality at high sensitivity (ISO3200, ISO6400) only […]
X3F_Utilities_v1.5.1.dmg provides a Spotlight importer and QuickLook plugin for the X3F RAW image format. This version is specifically built for Mac OS X Lion. http://www.corpus-callosum.com/software.html
I usually take my trusty Nikon D3s for engagement shoots but for Edward & Karolina and Ben & Tracy, I decided to shoot with my Sigma SD15. Why? because of the foveon colors which are very rich to my eyes and has a certain digital softness that’s very hard to duplicate with my D3s.
The article below does only apply to the situation with SPP 5.0. The problems mentioned below were corrected in successive new releases. Please see » this article for the current release. In the recent days a lot of discussion has been going on about the sharpening and color handling of SD1 RAW files in SPP5. […]
Everywhere around the web Sigma SD1 RAW packs are popping up so everyone can have a go with the real deal. And of course we wanted to contribute a little to that too. We picked six files to share with you. We choose them not on their artistic merits but decided on them to have […]
Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce that firmware Ver.1.01 for the SD1 is now available for download. SIGMA SD1 firmware [Ver.1.01] Benefits of the firmware update Accuracy of the Evaluative Metering has been improved. Corrects the phenomenon of the intermittent camera freeze under certain conditions. Accuracy of Auto Focus has been improved. SIGMA SD1 firmware […]
There are two simple reasons why I do not want to call this article a review. First of all I am not a reviewer nor a journalist, I’m a photographer. Second reason is that the Sigma SD1 that I had in hand was a preproduction model. Both the firmware and the accompanying software was not […]
Today Sigma Corporation announced that it will start shipping its flagship DSLR, the Sigma SD1, in early June. Sigma is now positioning the camera as an alternative to the very expensive medium-format cameras and digital backs. The suggested retail price of â‚¬7,500 ($9,700) does clearly indicate that. A new version of Sigma Photo Pro […]
Photographer;Bob van Ooik Location; Grünstadt, Germany Camera; Sigma SD14
During a lovely sunset I shot some tulips on my balcony. And I thought, while I’m busy collecting material for new posts on X3 magazine I could just as well share this one already with you. All shots were done with the original 17-70mm f2.8-4.5 which has a great macro mode.