Sigma DP2 Merrill Review: Medium Format Photo Quality in a Small Package

In brief

  • Sigma DP2 Merrill is is a fixed-lens camera launched by Sigma Corporation in 2012
  • Sigma DP2 Merrill comes with a revolutionary Foveon X3 sensor which allows it to capture all colours of the RGB (red, green and blue) at each image location
  • Sigma DP2 Merrill is a wonderful camera for landscape, nature and street photography
  • The images recorded by the Foveon X3 sensor are unique in the richness of their colour

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Always Fresh – A Look at William Eggleston’s Photography

In brief:

  • William Eggleston is an American photographer famous for his groundbreaking colour photography
  • It is largely because of Eggleston that colour photography is now accepted as a genuine art form
  • Eggleston’s photographs depict the every day world in all its banality
  • The importance of Eggleston’s photography lies in its power to show us the world that is always fresh

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How to Photograph Harlem Like Jack Garofalo and Gordon Parks

In brief:

  • Harlem is a predominantly black neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York, with a vibrant cultural history
  • Jack Garofalo created his colourful photo essay on Harlem in 1970
  • Gordon Parks took his black and white photos of Harlem streets in 1943
  • Documentary photography is important because it allows us to see how other people live their lives

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