Sigma DP2 Merrill at a glance:

  • Foveon X3 CMOS APS-C sensor with 44.3 million effective pixels (4704×3136 pixels x3)
  • 30mm (45mm effective) f/2.8-16 Sigma lens
  • 3in, 920,000-dot LCD screen
  • Street price around £799

Sigma DP2 Merrill review – Introduction

We see a lot of new camera kit at the AP office. New features, picture effects and claims of improved performance are the norm. In the Sigma DP2 Merrill, Sigma has created a camera not intended to compete on such terms. Forget features like a touchscreen, fast frame rates or curvy body – it does not offer every feature possible, although many of these do not interest a number of photographers anyway. This is a camera that will, I suspect, often be labelled a ‘purist’s’ digital camera. The Sigma DP2 Merrill has a fixed-focal-length lens, large imaging sensor and simple build. It is designed as a niche photographer’s tool, with the company claiming the ‘best’ image quality on offer.

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10