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5.2 out of 10

Sigma SD14

The SD14, powered by the 14-megapixel Foveon X3 direct-image sen Read more

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Overall 10
10

Amazing

Lowell Gilbert, Amazon
30 August 2010
  • Summary: Use to run the digital imaging dept for a major ad agency, now retired. I was looking for a digital camera to replace my old Fuji digital outfit and I was always like the Sigma brand of lenses ( We had a couple of them at work.) so I looked into the Sigma and was amazed at the quality of the samples I downloaded. I then purchase a SD 14 outfit.
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Overall 8
8.0

photographer/artist

irJIM, Amazon
5 January 2010
  • Summary: Nice camera, well built even built better than my Nikon D40X or my friends D5000. It has its shortcomings like slower buffer, sluggish in low lights, not good auto white balance, weird control settings and only compact flash memory. It needs that personal attention when wanting that wonderful shot another words you got to work at your photographs but it really shines when you get things right.
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Overall 10
10

Top Of The Line Camera!

DigitalDevo "Photographer", Amazon
5 October 2009
  • Summary: The Sigma SD14 is hands down one of the best dSLRs on the market! But, it is not for the beginner or novice shooter! It has no auto modes or fancy shooting modes, just the bare basics a Professional needs! Resolution is on par with a Canon 5D full frame sensor camera. Color reproduction is unmatched thanks to the FoveonX3 sensor technology capturing all RGB colors instead of interpolating(guessing) at 2 of the three colors per photosite.
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Sigma SD14 review by BPederson

BPederson, slrgear.com
24 September 2009
  • Summary: I've seen MANY cameras that work poorer, the image sucks more, and the battery life is worse. I believe Sigma, with it's back-to-basics, ethic have manufactured a superb camera. The PROS easily out weigh any of the CONS you can come up with. When I was shopping for a camera years ago. I could have chosen anything. Why Sigma? I wanted a "no hassle" camera that just did what I wanted it to do. The images that go through the SPP software are easily tweaked.
  • Pros: Fantastic Images!
  • Cons: Poor battery life. Potential noise in some situations.
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Overall 10
10

Sigma SD14

Pen Name, Amazon
24 September 2009
  • Summary: Sigma SD14's were expensive when they first came out, but I just couldn't resist when price dropped below $300, too bad price has gone back up again lately. For a digital camera of this calibre, and like most other high end digital cameras, shooting RAW and processing it properly will give you the best results, however its JPG files are really quite excellent as well as long as you know how to adjust WB, exposure, and other parameters correctly to your liking according...
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Overall 10
10

Great DSLR

photo doc "photo doc", Amazon
21 August 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this camera to use as backup but I was impressed enough that I puchased a second to use as my main and a backup, The camera does have some short comings, it is slower than I would like and you do have to allow for that but the picture quality is second to none.
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Overall 2
2.0

Loved everything but the image quality

shrap, Amazon
27 May 2009
  • Summary: I was very, very excited about this camera when I ordered it. An underdog, it seemed to be getting great reviews here, and it's backed by a good name in lenses. Excitement turned to disappointment once I started reviewing the images it captured. I sent it back after less than a week, dissatisfied. I shot everything at the 4.7MP setting, using Sigma's 17-70mm lens (the same lens that turns out great photos on friends' Canon and Nikon bodies).
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Overall 8
8.0

Clunky, but amazing images

Richard Rivera "richmond", Amazon
22 May 2009
  • Summary: The Sigma Sd14 is a digital single-lens-reflex with interchangeable lenses. On first impression the Sigma SD14 is a big clunky camera; wider and taller than the Canon XTi, and XSi, and much much bigger than the Panasonic G1. However, it doesn't feel extremely heavy which makes me think that it's mostly plastic.
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Overall 10
10

Title

Guy P. Felton III "Good Guy", Amazon
19 April 2009
  • Summary: First-class product (Sigma sd14 camera) at a give-away price. At age 72, one of the best buys to ever present itself to me.
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Overall 10
10

amazing image quality

Keepod, Amazon
26 March 2009
  • Summary: this is a complicated camera to operate and it takes an effort to maximize its abilities. but, when you "tame the beast" the results provide an amazing payback for your efforts.
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