Category: Sigma

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Sigma DP3 Merrill: RRP, Previews and samples…

The 3rd edition of DP Merrill camera comes with an RRP of €1099, same as previous two versions. No surprises here. It seems like nothing has changed on the inside. The sensor has been there since the original SD1. The buffer itself seems to be larger. From available photo samples it looks like the lens is ...

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Visiting the marketplace in Zemun with the Sigma DP2 Merrill

I was at the Zemun marketplace today to get some food for the following days. You can find everything there ― from smoked carp to pumpkin pie; two of my co-workers joked that you can even find bird milk there – but most importantly, at least for me, it provides endless opportunities for pictures. So ...

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I just couldn’t resist: I bought a Sigma DP2 Merrill

The piggy bank’s empty, but I am ecstatic! I received my new camera tree days ago and believe me it’s not just any camera; it’s DP2 Merril, which I’ve craved for for so long When I switched from Canon and Nikon to SD1, I was actually flirting with the idea of buying a compact camera; ...

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Sigma announces 4 new lenses at CP+ 2013!

After all those Sigma news (35 f1,4, 17-70 f2,8-4, 120-300 f2,8, DP3 Merrill, etc.) in the recent months, I assumed that the Bandai lenses and cameras manufacturer is going to take it easy for a while. Boy was I wrong! The Japanese had many more surprise in store at this year’s CP+. Three new lenses ...

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Review: Sigma 10-20 f3.5

I’ve been a proud owner of a Sigma 10-20 f3,5 for a few  months now.  Have been using it almost exclusively on my SD1 in January. I‘ve taken hundreds of photos with the ultra-wide-angle lense since then and it’s about time to share my experience with you. Quality and Handling The 10-20 f3,5 belongs to ...

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Happyhour photo tour

Thank God the days are getting longer! I did not get a chance to shoot much in daylight recently. Capturing a sunset after work? Forget about it! Since it’s been so depressingly dark (and for a photographer even more so) my workmates head straight for the pub to have some ćevapčići with either a beer ...

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Long exposure and zoom in effect with the Sigma 10-20 f3.5

Today, once again, I have been taking pictures with the ultra-wide-angle lens. This time I decided to put the so called “zoom in effect” (what a funny word, actually) suitability of the Sigma UWW to the test. The zoom in effect works like this: (clearly) exposure has to be sufficiently long, so that there is ...

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Out and about with an ultra wide angle lens

Only recently a friend of mine, who is also interested in photography, told me that a regular use of a single focal length or a single lens can sharpen one’s perception. That is why I dedicated the past few days to explore SD1 and Sigma 10-20 f/3.5. As far as I remember, I have never ...

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The Merrill family is growing: Sigma DP3 announced!

On January the 9th, during the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Sigma have announced a new member of their Merrill family. The Sigma DP3 has a 50mm f/2.8 macro lens which on an APS-C sized Foveon sensor behaves similar to a 75mm focal length on a full frame sensor. The release date was set ...