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The Sigma SD14 is a digital SLR camera introduced at the Photokina show in Germany during September of 2006.

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Camera is ergonomically shaped and well-arranged - controls logically conform to the user's hand, making it easy to adjust parameters while shooting

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Instruction manual is very helpful and easy to understand - clear, concise instructions are especially beneficial for inexperienced users

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Versatile memory card support is an excellent feature - camera is compatible with 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16GB SD cards

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Low-light performance is excellent - unit lacks the blotchy, "camouflage"-esque nature of its counterparts, including the SD10

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Color reproduction is astonishing - unit outperforms higher-priced models from Canon and Olympus, even those with larger megapixel capabilities

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Included "Adobe Lightroom" software provides advanced image enhancement capabilities - offers optimal control of "RAW"-type images before working in an external program like Photoshop

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Cons

Not very compatible with third-party lenses - not recommended for users with a pre-existing lens collection or a desire to purchase lenses from Canon or Olympus

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The Sigma SD14 is a digital SLR camera introduced at the Photokina show in Germany during September of 2006. It features a Foveon X3 direct image sensor with 14 million pixels arranged in three layers of 4.67 million pixels each, to measure Red, Green, and Blue light separately. In addition, the SD14 digital SLR boasts a 2.5” LCD monitor with a 150,000 resolution, a mirror lock-up mechanism that prevents vibration when the shutter is released, and an auto focus sensor with 5 focusing points (center, left, right, up, and down) to ensure consistently fast & precise focusing. As for imaging, the Sigma SD14 digital SLR captures up to 4608x3072 JPEG images and 2640x1760 RAW images. Plus, the SD14 comes equipped with Sigma’s proprietary Photo Pro 3.0 software that converts all raw data quickly and easily. The Sigma SD14 retails for $1199.95 and comes with a 1 year limited warranty.

Features
  • AF/AE Digital SLR
  • CompactFlash (Type I/II), Microdrive
  • Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor (CMOS)
  • Lossless Compression Raw Data (12-bit)
  • JPEG (Super High, High, Medium, Low)
  • USB 2.0 / NTSC / PAL
  • 2.5” LCD Monitor
  • Auto Focus Sensor w/5 Points
  • Photo Pro 3.0
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
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