Davide Caniatti

Vintage cameras, legacy lenses, Foveon & more

Infrared photography with Foveon

A quick gallery of black and withe infrared results with the Sigma SD Quattro

In recent days I had the opportunity to participate in a photographic trip in a wood. The theme was “the place of ancestral fears”, and in the absence of better ideas I decided to experiment with the Sigma SD Quattro without an IR-cut filter, but with a 720nm filter mounted on the lens. The results are, in my opinion, good on a technical level and attributable to the film with which they show remarkable similarities.

Visualizing Foveon

How RawDigger can help us better understand what Foveon is and why it's so good

Foveon is undoubtedly a fascinating technology. In an era characterized by the invasion of camera AI and the return to film, this technology seems capable of combining the best of digital and analog. It retains the authenticity of analog, while from digital it inherits the low environmental and economic costs of management. But, what is Foveon? Conceived in 1997 with the contribution of the Italian genius of Federico Faggin (former inventor of the modern microprocessor and touchscreen!