Last week the world’s leading imaging fair, Photokina took place again in Cologne Germany. Although our schedules were very tight we managed to squeeze in a visit to Photokina and especially the Sigma booth. This year they did not have a big surprise like 2 years ago, the Sigma SD1 was just announced back then, […]Read more
Photographer; Michael Taylor
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.Read more
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 […]Read more
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. […]Read more
Photographer; Keiichi Ebina.
Location; Sendai, Japan.
Camera; Sigma SD1.
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.Read more
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.Read more
In the last few weeks Sigma Corporation released a couple of updates into the world. Since I was away to enjoy a bit of free time without internet I collected them in this single post.Read more
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.Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more