Sigma’s ownership of Foveon sensor – greatest loss for the photographic world

Started Sep 6, 2012 | Discussions thread
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PrebenR Senior Member • Posts: 3,267
Re: Yes and no

Roland Karlsson wrote:

The SD cameras on the other hand is a totally other business IMHO. The competition is much better at making such things. So - a Foveon sensor in a Canon, Nikon, Pentax or Sony DSLR would be very interesting.

Just curious as to what you think would be better in a say Nikon or Canon DSLR?

Faster AF? High ISO? Controls? Or are you thinking of the lenses.

I'm not saying it wouldn't have been better, but you also get a lot of stuff you don't really need as they have to sell features when the sensor does only small incremental improvements (perhaps except the D800 sensor).

My biggest annoyance with my SD15 is that it does back/front focus. I need to fix this, but haven't had the time yet.

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AF takes away the Zen in photography

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