Tag: DSLR

The ‘good enough’ era in photography

The highly interesting DPReview article „Does sensor size still make a difference?” has got me thinking. The author is dealing with the question whether sensor size is still important. We all know that large sensors will always offer better image quality than small ones. The more interesting question therefore is when will we reach the ...

First images taken with my Sigma SD Quattro

Yes, you read that right, my Sigma SD Quattro has arrived and I’ve already had a chance to take some photos with Sigma’s very first “EVIL”. It’s too early to go into everything that was changed or improved in comparison with the SD1 Merrill. We are talking about a change of concept, from a DSLR ...

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German Photo Market 2014: 28,7% less DSLRs sold, demand for EVILs increasing!

A few days ago the Photoindustrie-Verband e.V. published the 2014 sales figures for a number of products on the German photo and imaging market. As was to be expected by now, the demand for digital compact cameras further decreased in 2014. High-end compact cameras are the only ones among compact cameras that continue to sell ...

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Retro Mania

Ever since Fuji originally introduced its X100, I’ve noticed more and more cameras with similar pseudo-retro designs. Initially, I was amazed with this “back to the roots” movement, I have nothing against buttons and thumb wheels for the most important settings, quite the contrary. Quick access to the most important settings is desirable, and there’s ...