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More SD1 RAW files available for download

About four months have passed since I made a few RAW files available for download. Since then my skills with the SD1, the firmware and Sigma Photo Pro have improved. Therefore I thought it was time to provide some new RAW files for you to play with.

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Other news, Photo Series

Iraq Through My Eye

Photographer; Michael Taylor
Location; Iraq
Camera; Sigma SD9

In the fall of 2004 I purchased my first Sigma Camera system while I was deployed to Iraq in the City of Tikrit. The images above are a cross section of the thousands of images I captured with my SD9 with its incredible Foveon sensor and those first lenses from October 2004 to February 2005.

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Some here and some there

The last few weeks not much has happened here on X3 magazine. Not that there is nothing to show but I have been a bit too busy to spend much time on the magazine. In europe this is now the season for weddings and we are very busy with that. Besides that we took on […]

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The Sigma SD1 Happened

Let me start off with the conclusion: at its best, the Sigma SD1 is most surprising in the details it uncovers. When you shoot with the SD1 you have no idea where the images will take you. There is no way of knowing what you will find when you lift the camera to your eye. […]

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Late-day Color Show

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.

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Another SD1 firmware & Sigma Photo Pro update

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 […]

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The colors of love

Photographer; Al Carlay Photography.
Camera; Sigma SD15.
Lens; Sigma 17-50mm OS.

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.

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About color and sharpness with SD1 and SPP5

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. […]

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