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  • Commented on article Sigma SD Quattro H Review

    Used as a studio camera, it's excellent.

  • Replied in jpg quality?
    FWIW, I've had my SDQH for five days or so and shot identical scenes in various capture modes.  I find raw files "developed" in SPP most pleasing.  DNG needs immediate WB correction if you're ...
  • Both your images look a bit unsharp, likely because you were hand-holding the camera with an 85mm lens (114mm equivalent).  The lack of OS in so many of Sigma's DG lenses put me off when I was ...
  • Replied in Thanks...
    PS: I did upload a couple of sample photos, which appear under my name at the bottom of the thread.  But you can't tell much without seeing at least a 16x20 print.
  • I myself didn't see patterning in the SD image.  Remember that it's 200%, so there's some pixel breakup visible in all the images.
  • Replied in Thanks...
    Well, you might do better to go with the SD Quattro in APS-C configuration -- in other words, the model with the smaller sensor (1.5 focal length multiplier).  The APS-H sensor isn't that much ...
  • Perhaps this expanded view will help.
  • I haven't noticed any particular slowness in focus -- certainly not a second-or-more wait.  With other lenses there may be more delay; for the moment I have only the one. That said, I do ...
  • FWIW, here are a few more photos.  I'm still getting the hang of it.  Naturally, Web resolution can't do justice to the 16x20 print versions.
  • The lens is superb.  My only reproach (which says more about me than the lens) is that it's very large and heavy. Because the APS-H sensor, with 1.34X focal-length multiplier, is neither fish nor ...
  • Well, my industrial design chops are nil.  I like the look and feel of the body well enough.  BTW, the nontraditional cutout (for want of a better word) at the bottom right-hand side of the body ...
  • Well, at 200% we're seeing some pixellation, but of course (because the H sensor is a bit bigger) not as much from the SD Quattro H.  That's probably an artifact of uprezzing the DP2 Quattro ...
  • Agreed, the ergonomics is or are just fine.  As I said, I was pleasantly surprised.
  • Well, the photo was of a shelf of books with plenty of detail and text -- unfortunately I didn't add the original pic.
  • Created discussion thread SD Quattro H First Impressions
    Took delivery this week of an SD Quattro H and a Sigma 24-35/2 OS zoom. I've had two days to try out the new kit, and I'm favorably impressed. For most of my work I use Micro 4/3 -- environmental ...
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