Photokina 2012

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,…

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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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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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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…

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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…