One week before I started into the Mallorca holidays, I switched from the DP1s to the DP2. The main reason for me was the possibility to take pictures with shallow depth of field at maximum aperture. This new experience with the play of DOF fascinated me for many motifs on this beautiful island.
The shoot was commissioned by a local high class jewelry shop. The material will be used for marketing purposes and to decorate the shop. All photos were shot in the studio using the Sigma APO Macro 150mm F2.8 EX DG HSM.
Update 21 April 2011
Sigma corporation makes a generous donation to support the earthquake / tsunami victims in North East Japan.
By now I guess everyone is fully aware of the disaster that happened in Japan. After one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded Japan was hit by a tsunami. Destroying large areas along the north east coast and possibly …
Last week the CP+ fair was held in Japan, home country of Sigma. It also was the first new outing of the SD1 since it’s introduction at Photokina, September 2010. Sigma used the fair to release new info into the world. They updated the microsite for the SD1 and released one picture for download. […]
Photographer;Daniel Portier Location; Norway Camera; Sigma SD14 Additional info; The Southern part of Norway is a heaven for landscape photography. These photos were taken on a 18-day trip in a land of fjords, glaciers, pristine forests, desolate roads and small villages. Sigma SD14, Sigma 18-200mm OS. Daniel Portier, July, 2010.
Photographer;Bob van Ooik. Location; Ypenburg, The Hague, the Netherlands. Camera; Sigma SD10. Additional info; Photos taken over the course of a couple of years for a photoblog about a young suburb of The Hague.
Sigma’s special site dedicated to the SD1, http://www.sigma-sd.com/SD1/, has been updated. They added a leaflet and a one sample image in PDF format. They also updated their message. Although quite some is lost due to the compression of the PDF the file gives a pretty good idea of what to expect from the SD1. The […]
Along with the new lenses (see this post) Sigma yesterday also introduced the DP2x. This evolution brings this compact digital camera technically on par with the recently introduced DP1x. It now also incorporates AFE (Analog Front End) and a new AF algorithm to provide high speed auto focus. What stayed the same is the 14 […]
Just one day before the Japanese camera & photo imaging show CP+ 2011, Sigma corporation announced an impressive list of four new and interesting lenses. Most notable is the inclusion of both OS (optical stabilization) and HSM on three of them. Sigma’s own proprietary OS (Optical Stabilizer) system offers the use of shutter speeds approximately […]
Original article on www.Rytterfalk.com. During the years I’ve got lots of emails asking me to talk about screen calibration and with this little video I show how you can do it with your Mac (or Hackintosh incase that’s your thing). When done you can have a look at this image to see if it looks […]
Photographer;Valerie Flour. Location; Bordeaux, France. Camera; Sigma DP1. Additional info; all taken the 14th of November, very bad weather for a photograph walk in Bordeaux City (France): cloudy, fog and rain all the day. Anyway DP1 is small and light so I took my umbrella AND my camera together…