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Uniquely-shaped Sigma Quattro APS-C Cameras Unveiled
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February 11, 2014
7:56 am
Eric Reagan
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Sigma dp2 Quattro

Sigma has announced a trio of new Foveon APS-C camera, dubbed the dp Quattro line. The cameras will carry the model names dp1, dp2 and dp3 Quattro and feature a unique body shape.

Sigma dp2 Quattro back

The Sigma dp2 Quattro will be the first camera in the series and will feature a 30mm…

February 11, 2014
10:32 pm

I think it is almost unbelievable that they would say in their announcement that to have 3 focal length options, consumers need to purchase all 3 cameras! Sigma has some great tech and ideas, but I don't feel they execute it very well.

February 12, 2014
1:53 am
Eric Reagan
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December 1, 2006

Agreed. Sigma has been knocking it out of the park with its lens lineup. However, it seems Sigma's camera roadmap has never found the right path and some things seem to be way off the mark.

February 14, 2014
6:03 am

Today's on the go photographer wants a modular system, like the sony approach. They embrace rather than alienate: Use your existing lens line(with appropriate adapter) on any of the NEX line, or the new Alpha line replacing it and you are good to go. Compelling a photographer to have to buy all three must mean they aim to sell them for under $1,000 or so. Otherwise, they might look to wide to carry.

February 14, 2014
10:51 am

Too bad the camera has such mundane lens selection. As an architectural and commercial photographer I like the pixel count, but don't care for the focal lengths.

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