Sigma DP1s

Announced Oct 2, 2009 •
5 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 28 mm
mr_landscape
 
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Ancestor of Sigma DP1X. All the same features. -innovative Foveon X3 sensor technology -huge sensor for such compact body -superb color depth -extreme resolution comparable to "modern" 12-16mpix cameras with 1/2.33 sensors or even 1/1.6 -clean captures at iso50 and iso100 (entry dslr level) Problems: If we compare it with DP1X, this version of camera has some downsides : -slower Auto-Focus -slower writes to SD card (but you can minimize this effect by using fast Sandisk Extreme SD card series) ...

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Fotograafje
 
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When Sigma launced the DP1, I was already interested in it's pictures. But when I saw the price-tag, I decided not to buy this camera. About 800 Euro's was way above my financial capacity. Now the Dp2 is introduced, the DP1's price drops like a brick. For about 300 Euro's I bought this camera at an online store. My advantage is that my former quality camera was about six years old (that's quit an age for a digital compact). So the speed was an improvement for me! Although I considered to buy ...

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zygh
 
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I finally bought the DP1s a few months ago after failing to find a 28mm lens compact film camera. I have been shooting film (and digital) for a while and the Foveon look was very intriguing. The DP1s hit the price-is-right point for me and I pushed the button at 200EUR. Fantastic price for this unique tool! The camera has a very sturdy build and a good feel to the materials used. The thing I don't like is the protruding lens when the camera is 'on'. It feels less solid than the rest of the ...

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sovelo2002
 
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I have been using this DP1s half year, it's better than DP1, but Remember: This Camera is Not for Sport or Moving Object. then you will be very comfortable with it! Problems: Slow, noise. nothing else

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Ochakovsky
 
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Foveon is great, no doubt. Problems: no problem, big respect to Foveon team

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fredscapes
 
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Prices came down enough to make me buy one. Does incredibly good foto's with extremely low noise. Problems: Hope Sigma some days adds a image stabilizer. That would make the camera perfect.

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