One of the great things about the new Sigma (DP) Merrill cameras is the incredible amount of microcontrast they can deliver. The combination of the Foveon
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 …
After the surprise announcement from Sigma with the new SD1 we were even more determined to pay Photokina a visit this year. Because of our tight work schedules we only managed to free up one day to do so. But it was a very nice and fruitful day. We finally met some people in real life that we got to know through the mighty Internet. Spend time with friends we wished we could see more often like Georges and Carl but missed out on a lot of others.
And yes we got a look a at the new Sigma SD1. It is a beautiful camera. It’s design is very balanced and feels very good in hand. As it was a non-working copy I can’t say how the camera really works but the buttons seem to be in the right places. The fit and finish is very beautiful, especially the embossed info on the dials make it look very luxurious.