Photographers patiently waiting for the launch of the new Sigma dp2 Quattro camera which was unveiled back in February of this year, will be pleased to know that Sigma has this week announced the Sigma dp2 Quattro will be available to purchase from stores during August of this year and will be priced at around $999.
The Sigma dp2 Quattro camera is equipped with a Foveon X3 direct image sensor has been designed by Sigam to act in a similar way to traditional colour film and capture multiple layers information to create the final digital image.
Even thought the Sigma dp2 camera is fitted with a 30mm this provides users with an equivalent to 45 mm on a 35mm lens camera. Sigma explains a little more about the design inspiration behind their new Sigma dp2 Quattro camera or check out the promotional video below.
“From the moment we first considered making cameras, we at SIGMA have never stopped asking ourselves this question:“What parts and materials do we need to craft the best cameras possible?”
Photography is an art accessible to anyone with the desire. For this reason, we wanted to create a camera that would let anyone experience the true essence of photography. Give everyone the opportunity to take the perfect picture. A camera that is approachable. Convenient. Excellent. While no doubt being quite a bit different from the typical camera, it would make people simply love to take pictures. More than a goal, making this camera a reality was our passion.”
For more information on the new Sigma dp2 camera jump over to the official Sigma website for full details, specifications and available accessories for the new camera.
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