Tag: Sigma Quattro

An experiment with the sd Quattro

For the longest time I have used Sigma’s Art and Contemporary lenses, which as you know offer very good image quality. In the course of the year I have taken my 135mm f1.8 Art with me surprisingly often when I went out to take photos with my sd Quattro. Surprisingly because before buying it I ...

Quattro and the blue channel trick revisited

There is hardly a photographer who shoots with a Sigma camera who doesn’t know about the blue channel trick. Those, who have never heard about it, should read this blog post of mine. The tl;dr version is this: it’s a workflow trick for black and white conversion, with which you can improve the noise performance ...

Pros and Cons of Sigma sd Quattro‘s SFD Mode

The SFD mode is one of the most important features introduced with the Sigma sd Quattro. It is a kind of multiple exposure feature, which captures 7 X3F files, which then get converted into a single X3I file. Just like X3F files the X3I file can be developed in Sigma Photo Pro, whereby you can ...

Sigma sd Quattro Review

SD Quattro is Sigma’s first interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera. In a sense it is a balancing act between the wish of many Sigma DP camera users for a DP camera with interchangeable lenses and reality, in which Sigma SD users, who naturally want to be able to use their existing SA mount lenses, mustn’t be forgotten ...

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Sigma News & Rumors: SPP 6.2 is available and it is considerably faster than 6.1!

Sigma has released SPP 6.2 (download site) and as you can read in the changelog below, the main focus of this version of Sigmas RAW converter are improvements to processing and write speeds. Before I installed SPP 6.2, I imported a Quattro X3F into 6.1 and measured the time with my smartphone it took for it to ...