Thursday, October 17, 2019

Modular Sigma fp — full details

The Sigma fp is an unusual entrant into the full-frame mirrorless market. Small, light and focused, it offers a lot for the reasonable price tag.

Nikon enters APS-C mirrorless market

Nikon's new Z50 is an important milestone. It brings major competition to existing APS-C manufacturers but it also joins Panasonic, Leica and Sony is standardising one system over full-frame and crop formats.

Jony Ive at the National Portrait Gallery

A visit to the National Portrait Gallery in London to see Gursky's portrait of Jonathan Ive at the new Apple Park in Cupertino

Bunker Mentality: The PM, four pennies and a red telephone box

Britain's war planning in 1962 involved four pennies, a red telephone box and the Automobile Association, according to a new book by Peter Hennessy.

Ich bin ein Binliner: How Apple binned the trash

Why has Apple decided to bin the trash? Thirty years of computing waste-disposal has been dealth a blow. We now have to get used to binning our rubbish.

Sigma fp arrives with a price tag of £1,999

Sigma's new full-frame L-Mount camera will cost £1,999 or £2,399 including the 45mm f/2.8 lens. It is the world's smallest full-frame digital camera, although some feature sacrifices have been made.

Grubb lenses helped prove the Theory of Relativity

One hundred years ago a machine constructed in Dublin, using Grubb lenses, was used during the solar eclipse to help prove Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

Leica M10: Review of the new digital rangefinder

Leica’s sleek new M10 — the size of an M7 — has been long awaited. It is a back-to-basics tour de force. Jono has had his hands on the camera for several months and this is one of the first reviews to be published.

Sigma’s full-frame L-Mount fp camera could sell for less than £1,900

According to the latest rumours, the world's smallest full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sigma fp, will cost under £1,900, some £1,000 less than previously thought

Sigma 45mm f/2.8 DG DN lens for L-Mount: First impressions

Sigma's relatively inexpensive 45mm f/2.8 Contemporary lens is a fine addition to any Leica SL or Panasonic S1/R camera. It comes closer to Leica quality than the modest price tag would suggest.