Deconstructing the dp Quattro

Deconstructing the dp Quattro

For the new dp series, we rethought and redesigned every aspect of the camera, including the sensor, engine, lens and body. While retaining its famous textural expression, the updated Foveon direct image sensor produces images that are more colorful, rich, deep, and faithful than ever before.

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Behind the scenes of the latest Sigma promotional image, photographed by Paul Monaghan

Behind the scenes of the latest Sigma promotional image, photographed by Paul Monaghan

Paul Monaghan is a self-taught photographer from Scotland and owner of "The Kirky Studio" just outside of Glasgow. Over the years photography has not only helped him document the life of his four children, it’s also lead him to work on some amazing projects, make friends all over the world and given him the tools he needs to bring his ideas to life.

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George Bodnar

George Bodnar

George Bodnar is a self taught photographer used to working with celebrities worldwide. Clients include HRH Prince Charles, Princes’ William & Harry, Celine Dion, Charlotte Church, Tom Jones, Jack Dee, Ali G, Kate Moss, Sue Johnston, Jamie Oliver, JK Rowling..to name a few.

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SIGMA History 2014 – Present

The SIGMA Corporation is a world leader in the optical field with top quality lenses and cameras being distributed through an impressive worldwide network of offices and distributors. Though a major force in the photographic industry, the company remains a family owned business with all the high standards and personal integrity that this implies.

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Ross Hoddinott

Ross Hoddinott

Natural history and scenic photographer Ross Hoddinott is regarded as one of the UK’s most promising young professionals. A previous winner of the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award, In 2006 he was a runner-up in the “Animal behaviour; all other animals” category in the prestigious Shell Wildlife Photographer of the year competition. He is a regular contributor to “Digital SLR Photography” and “Outdoor Photography” magazines and his images are published in a wide variety of publications and markets worldwide.

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Karen Parker

Karen Parker

Winner of numerous accolades including both ‘AGFA Digital Portrait Photographer of the Year’ and ‘Kodak Pets Photographer of the Year.’ Parker shoots unique pet and animal portraits, capturing contemporary images, as well as images that pay homage to old masters.

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Ten Top Landscape Tips

Ten Top Landscape Tips

Photographer and Sigma Professional User Lea Tippett has put together some excellent information for budding landscape artists. Lea's eye, inspired by Britain's stunning coastlines, has driven him to master the craft with Sigma's unique Foveon technology, and the many of the techniques he's shared here apply to photography with most digital and analogue systems.

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An Alternative Process – Iridient Raw Developer 2.1

An Alternative Process – Iridient Raw Developer 2.1

Sigma's own software, Sigma Photo Pro, has been shipped with every camera Sigma has produced since the SD9 over a decade ago. Having introduced features like the X3 Fill Light that took full advantage of the Foveon's remarkable dynamic range, SPP has evolved slowly and whilst it remains a powerful tool for processing the X3F files produced by the Direct Image Sensor (and until the release of Iridient's Raw developer, the only option for the high resolution 46MP files captured by the SD1 and Merrill series cameras) it is limited compared to third-party offerings available to other camera users. Richard Kilpatrick takes a look at Iridient's Raw developer.

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