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Sigma SD14
4.9 out of 10

Sigma SD14

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

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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.
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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.
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Overall 8
8.0

A totally different breed of DSLR

R. Mok, Amazon
17 November 2008
  • Summary: This is a truly amazing and different breed of DSRL on market. It should not be your first DSLR to buy because it is not an all around camera to use (IMO). If you are planning to buy your first DSLR, Nikon D60 or Canon XSi should be a better choice since that's what they're designed for.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma SD14 Digital SLR Camera

S.Ng, Rate it all!
31 May 2008
  • Summary: Sigma SD14 is a fabulous camera, capable of producing exceptional, vivid and professional quality photos that can impress your friends, but it has several shortcomings. I have used this camera for three months and took over 4000 pictures with these four Sigma lenses: 30mm f1.4, 50mm f2.8, 18-200mm...
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma SD14 is a good 2nd camera.

S. Ng, Amazon
30 May 2008
  • Summary: Sigma SD14 is a fabulous camera, capable of producing exceptional, vivid and professional quality photos that can impress your friends, but it has several shortcomings. I have used this camera for three months and took over 4000 pictures with these four Sigma lenses: 30mm f1.4, 50mm f2.8, 18-200mm...
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

Photography Review
4 May 2008
  • Summary: I have to say I purchased this camera to shoot IR. This is something you can't do with other DSLR cameras. I can shoot at 50 ISO I can still shoot IR point and click and do it hand held. However you do need to guess on framing your shot.
  • Pros: Can easly remove the IR cut filter. And can be used for IR photography with great success. Cost is low and image quality is outstanding. Better than the Canon below ISO 200.
  • Cons: Lots of noise at ISO 800 and above. Slow Buffer, very slow shooting in raw in high speed. VERY SLOW. Battery life is poor compared to the Canon.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

kevinworld, Photography Review
23 April 2008
  • Summary: A very nice camera. come as a bargain with the 18-200mm os lens. Easy to use. I never imagined that a dslr is this easy to use after all. Although ive been using my hg10 hd camcorder for some time. Really blown away by the quality shots from this camera. I love this more than my camcorder now.
  • Pros: Sensor sharpness, nice colors, easy to use after a while.
  • Cons: Slow writing using raw, but you may use jpeg which is of course lower quality when blown up. need an extra battery. An external flash would make this camera "perfect"
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Overall 8
8.0

Great image quality--for obsessive photographers

Douglas Henderson, Amazon
20 January 2008
  • Summary: I've had an SD14 for a little over a month--and it has taken me this long to begin to get the hang of Sigma's RAW file conversion in SPP 2.3 (this is Sigma's updated RAW conversion software for Mac's that must be downloaded, so far--new SPP 3.1 is apparently on the way).
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Overall 8
8.0

A fair weather camera - no easy button

Carter H. Harrison Jr., Amazon
13 January 2008
  • Summary: When everything is great, out of doors, lots of light and color, this camera can't be beat. Move to poor lighting or tough conditions and it becomes impossible to manage. Other reviewers have declared it to be a "fine arts" camera and definitely not an "event" camera. They are right.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sigma SD14 user for 8 months

S. Fleischmann, Amazon
2 December 2007
  • Summary: After 8 months of SD14 usage, I still consider my earlier review posted on dpreview.com website as accurate. The SD14 has had various firmware updates as well, making it in my opinion an even more versatile camera.
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