Sigma will "never give up" on the Foveon sensor, says CEO

Cine D interviewing Kazuto Yamaki
(Image credit: Cine D)

Sigma is certainly persistent when it comes to the technical development of the long-awaited full-frame Foveon X3 sensor. Originally announced in 2019, the sensor has provided an endless amount of issues that need to be solved before it lands in a camera – but Sigma’s CEO, Kazuto Yamaki, is dedicated to its success. 

However, while many expected the sensor to appear in a camera like the Sigma fp or Sigma fp L, it's going to need a bigger camera than anything Sigma has brought to market recently.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.