SIGMA CEO Kazuto Yamaki launches exclusive one-day Photo display in Chennai
● Photo Gallery showcases exclusive work of Indian artists
● Artwork featuring Spirit of India
Chennai, 18 October 2022. Leading Japanese lens manufacturer, SIGMA officially launches an exclusive one-day Photo display in Chennai. Inaugurated by Kazuto Yamaki, CEO, SIGMA Corporation, Japan, the gallery features the work of exclusive Indian artists highlighting the ‘Spirit of India’ through photographs and videos captured using SIGMA cameras.
The Photo display showcases over 50 photographs and cinematic videos emphasizing the world’s smallest* and lightest large-format cinema camera, SIGMA fp, and its ability to capture images rich in gradation.
On this occasion, speaking about the photo gallery and his visit to India, “With the Indian market growing at great speeds in the past decade, it was the best time to visit the country and experience the market condition. Meeting with various dealers and visiting the local markets has given me a better understanding of SIGMA’s stand in India and also the audience segment. During this special visit, being part of this event was very exciting. It was the best way for me to connect with Indian artists through their work. I would like to thank the SIGMA users from India for their continuous support.” said Kazuto Yamaki, CEO, SIGMA Corporation, Japan.
Adding to this, Ananth Seshan – MD, Shetala Agencies, said “It has been an honor to have Kazuto Yamaki, CEO, SIGMA Corporation, Japan, at this event marking the start of something new. Going forward, Photo Galleries will be a constant effort from SIGMA’s end in showcasing India’s artists and the beautiful skills and talent they possess.”
Among the chief guests present at the event were Ananth Seshan – MD, Shetala Agencies, Gopal Seshan – Head of Cine Division, Shetala Agencies, Raja Pon Singh – Ambition 4 Photography Academy, and DoP Mahesh Muthuswamy – HOD, BAFTA Film Institute.
SIGMA fp – L small camera for a big freedom
SIGMA fp is the world’s smallest and lightest* “pocketable full-frame” camera, which is seamless and highly scalable.
The SIGMA fp features a compact body with a 35mm full-frame sensor that has 61 megapixels and also has 4k, 30p video 12-bit cinema DNG capabilities. It also has excellent versatility and scalability, allowing users to mix and match a range of interchangeable lenses and accessories. It is a camera that is high-spec enough for serious photo-shooting in the best image quality and casual enough to use anywhere, anytime, all in a durable and stylish design. Regardless of the distinctions between stills and videos in terms of genre or shooting scenarios, this new camera gives photographers and artists more creative freedom than ever before.
SIGMA, one of the leading camera&lensmakers in the world, was established on September 9, 1961, in Japan by MichihiroYamaki with the development of the first-ever rear attached lens converter. In 2012, Kazuto Yamaki took over as the Corporation Executive Officer (CEO) of SIGMA after MichihiroYamaki. For nearly six decades, SIGMA has been devoted to the pursuit of advancing photographic technology. Unique to the industry, the family-owned business produces high-quality, award-winning photographic and cinema lenses, mirrorless cameras, flashes, filters, and accessories from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Aizu, Japan.