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foveon

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Sigma CEO copes with chaos in camera lens marketplace (Q&A)

Even as exchange rates make life easier for Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of the Japanese lens and camera manufacturer, the profusion of new camera models makes it vastly more complex. Also: Are the Foveon-based cameras a flop?

By May 28, 2013

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Sigma's Foveon-based SD1 unveiled (photos)

Sigma, a lensmaker determined to become a camera maker, reveals its upcoming SLR at the Photokina show. Here's how it and two new lenses look.

7 Images By September 22, 2010

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New Leica shoots the world in black and white

Among a host of pricey new products announced today, Leica introduced a monochrome-only version of its M-series rangefinder body.

By May 10, 2012

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Sigma SD1: Wait, did we say $9,700? We meant $3,300

Saying it improved manufacturing, the Japanese camera and lens maker will start selling a lower-priced SLR in March. Also: perks for those who paid the high price.

By February 9, 2012

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Compact cameras for advanced shooters (roundup)

Are you ready to step up to a more sophisticated model or are you thinking about stepping down to something smaller than a dSLR? These are for you.

By November 21, 2011

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Lytro unveils radical new camera design

The startup hopes light-field cameras, such as its $400 model, due in early 2012, will revolutionize photography by letting people focus photos after they're taken.

By October 19, 2011

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Sigma aims SD1 at pro photographers

The $9,700 SLR's Foveon sensor captures three colors per pixel rather than the usual one. Sigma is betting people will pay for that difference.

By May 20, 2011

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Sigma starts afresh with novel SLR design

The Japanese camera equipment maker expects the new Foveon sensor in its upcoming SD1 will prove more competitive. Also: New image-stabilized lenses and Sigma's financial crisis.

By September 20, 2010

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Photokina: Snapshot of camera trends (roundup)

At the Photokina imaging show in Germany, the spotlight shines brightly on high-end gear from the likes of Canon, Panasonic, Samsung, and many others.

By September 24, 2010

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InVisage aims to remake camera sensor market

A Silicon Valley start-up believes its image sensor technology will dramatically improve smartphone cameras by gathering light more efficiently.

By March 21, 2010