DP2 Merrill may be released on July 12th

Started Jun 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
Tom Schum
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Re: DP2 Merrill may be released on July 12th
In reply to tourtrophy, Jun 29, 2012

tourtrophy wrote:

ulfie wrote:

Roland, I realize that. But I don't enjoy spending lots of computing time with imaging. I appreciate good jpeg engines, if one can call them that, ones that help me capture things as I see them without resorting to a lot of post-processing time and energy. Other photogs' mileage/kilometrage may vary though.

The best JPEG engine I have seen is from Fuji. Don't expect Sigma to improve in this department any time soon. Probably never for its track record. I have the Fuji X10, it cranks out pretty good images as long as you don't make large prints for any high ISO shots. The dynamic range you can get from its EXR hardware pixel binning is phenomenal for such a small sensor. The orb thing is just a hysteria, I only see it once in a blue moon and Fuji is now retrofitting the sensor. But IQ wise under broad daylight condition, Foveon wins still.

Agree completely, Fuji has the best OOC JPGs. I have an X10 and agree with you about it too. Not bothered by orbs, I will be keeping my X10 un-improved.
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