Sigma DP2s

Announced Feb 20, 2010 •
5 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 41 mm

I bought this used a couple of years ago to try the Foveon sensor. This is a very simple and fun camera to use. Picture quality is very good. The fixed 24mm lens and longish close focus distance limit the types of photos that work well. I use the Sigma Photo Pro software to bring out the best in raw Foveon outputs. The camera is small and unobtrusive, although it emits a rather comical whirring when powering up and down.  A true point-and-shoot APS-C with the signature Sigma sensor.

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Only just received this camera so only had a chance to do a few quick test shots. Stunning picture quality as expected but these were only a few quick shots of daughters dog chasing her cats and a few of some daffodils just starting to flower. Battery life just has to be better than the DP3m. Seems to handle really well, ordered a couple of spare batteries but will probably run it off my power pack (as per my DP3m) but need to find a mains adaptor for the DP2s. Menus again nice and simple, ...

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