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04.01.2013

Sigma DP3 Merrill for Amazing Close-up Details

The Sigma Dp3 Merrill is the newest member of the DP family, and the fourth camera in the Sigma line built around the amazing Merill Generation Foveon Direct Image Sensor. The Dp3 Merrill is fitted with a 50mm F2.8 DP prime lens that equates to 75mm on the APS-C stacked image sensor. And, in a first for the DP lineup, it offers 1:3 macro magnification.

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01.03.2013

CES 2013: New Gear, Software and more from Las Vegas!

CES 2013 is underway in Las Vegas, and the biggest news out of Sigma’s Booth #7904 at LVCC Center Hall is, of course, the just-announced Sigma DP3 Merrill and the new Monochrome mode in Sigma Photo Pro 5.5, and the upcoming release dates of the new Sigma 120-300mm Sports lens and the 17-70mm Contemporary Lens.

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11.05.2012

Accolades for the Sigma DP2 Merrill

Editorial reviewers and photographers around the globe have been amazed at the exceptional image quality of the Sigma DP2 Merrill.

Here’s a sampling of recent quotes that have caught our eye about this amazing compact camera.

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11.02.2012

A1 MTF Testing for New Sigma Lenses

On the Sigma Global Vision site, you may read and learn about every aspect of the evolution of Sigma. In this occasional blog series, we discuss aspects of the Global Vision in greater depth.

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10.09.2012

Sigma DP2 Merrill Model Shoot with Robert Lopshire

Photographer Robert Lopshire used the Sigma DP2 Merrill instead of a DSLR for a model shoot, and was amazed at the big-camera image quality of this amazing compact, prime lens camera with the 46 megapixel Merrill Generation Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor.

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08.30.2012

Sigma DP2 Merrill: First Impressions by Jack Howard

The Sigma DP2 Merrill is seriously amazing at capturing even the finest nuances of detail. Check out this super-detailed view of Battery Peck at Sandy Hook, NJ shot at F7.1 for serious depth of field. 1/320 F7.1 ISO 100. Click the image to fly out to full 4704x3136 view.

The Sigma DP2 Merrill creates amazing photographs with exceptional detail and beautifully smooth color gradations and nuances of tone. The overall image quality of this camera is simply amazing.

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02.08.2012

The vision and passion of Dick Merrill

Today, Sigma officially launches three new digital cameras, the Sigma SD1 Merill, the DP1 Merill, and the DP2 Merrill. Each of these cameras wears the name “Merrill” in honor and recognition of the passion, drive and vision of Richard “Dick” Merrill, a founding father of the Foveon sensor that is at the heart of Sigma’s Digital cameras.

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05.20.2011

Sigma SD1: It’s All About the Image

Sigma’s tech editor Jack Howard shares first impressions of shooting with the brand-new Sigma SD1 SLR, with its 4800x3200x3 Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor.

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01.10.2011

FAQs: The Sigma Camera and its Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor

Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor    1. What image sensor is in Sigma cameras?    Sigma DSLR cameras contain a […]

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