What is holding Sigma back with the new Merril(s)?

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xpatUSA
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Re: What is holding Sigma back with the new Merril(s)?
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D Cox wrote:

Ceistinne wrote:

xpatUSA wrote:

pranza wrote:

Anyway the Merrills both DP & SD have proved themselves as excellent cameras and I see no need for posts from relatively new posters denigrating them. They have been used by many of us to make amazing pictures over the last nine years and are still doing so.

that's exactly what i say (finally having gotten the SD1 this year) - if anything _needs_ upgrade, is the photographer, full frame merril won't be a magic bullet.
again, those who don't see foveon issues with color in certain circumstances - they certainly need some awareness, not larger frames

I agree with your sentiment but can we please respect the memory of Richard B Merrill by spelling his name correctly and capitalizing the "M"?

Thank you Ted. I agree.

In any case, there is no indication from Sigma that the "FFF" will be called a "Merrill" ...

I think it is certain that it will not be called a "Merrill"

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It won't; but what "pranza" is talking about is a FF 1:1:1 sensor with similar properties to the Merrill.

Maybe he was but currently that is just your opinion, not a fact.

@pranza said "full frame merril won't be a magic bullet", period, with no mention of similarity to anything.

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