Sigma DP3 Merrill

Announced Jan 8, 2013 •
15 megapixels | 75 mm
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I've never seen so ambigous reviews for a camera as for the dp Merrills. Therefore I was hesitating to get one. After using the dp3 for a few days I must say that I'm very happy with it. The key thing is that you use it for applications it fits. I's great for still live, plants, portraits (but not children, they move too much) and slow, more artistic photography. For these applications, the slow speed, the small battery and other niggles are no big issue. The camera is ergonomically very ...

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Rowland Scherman
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It's a slow beast, but if you have the patience to use it right, the IQ is astonishing.  Not higher than 400 ISO, however.  I use it in the studio (because it SYNCs) and it because practically replaces a Hasselblad w/80mm.

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I got the Sigma "dp3m" after reading about its extremely good image quality. From the reviews I gathered that the camera was not very good otherwise, and this is in a sense true, but my experience has been all-round positive. Using the camera is oddly a little bit like shooting on film, you don't really know what you got until you develop the images in Sigma's own software (Lightroom and ACR do not support the Sigma file format). The controls of the camera are intuitive and quick to access. ...

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