Show us why you decided to shoot with Foveon cameras ...

Started Feb 16, 2015 | Photos thread
xpatUSA Forum Pro • Posts: 13,292
Re: Show us why you decided to shoot with Foveon cameras ...

G Radford wrote:

The newer Sigma models are becoming more and more difficult to capture a custom WB, once they are converted to full spectrum, so this may not even be possible on the Quattro or SD1M.

Insofar as the SD1M is concerned, I popped the dust cover out of mine, took it outside and custom-WB shot a Kodak white card in semi-sunlight. At 0 EV it failed but when I set the exposure back to about -1.7 EV it succeeded and I was then able to take this shot:

best viewed original size.

The purple tarp at right is actually blue. Foliage looks like yours and the dish is actually gray. More colors on the target to look at.

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A good post is short on words and long on references. (Me, 2015),

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