Sigma DP1 Merrill featuring: Foveon X3 46megapixel Direct Image sensor , Dual three-layer responsive ultimate (TRUE II) engine, a fixed 19mm F2.8 lens which is the equivalent to a 28mm lens on a 35mm SLR camera and ISO 50-3200

Sigma releases Photo Pro 5.5 software update with Monochrome mode and several fixes.

Sigma Press Release

Ronkonkoma, New York —February 21, 2013 — Sigma Corporation of America a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world’s most impressive lines of lenses, camerasand flashes, is pleased to introduce Sigma Photo Pro 5.5 software, which includes upgrades and updates for both Mac and Windows platforms, as well as a new Monochrome Mode processing interface. This updated software is now available for download for both Mac and Windows operating systems. . . . read more

Sigma DP1 Merrill review at PC Mag: "The Sigma DP1 Merrill is capable of producing amazing images, but you'll have to put a lot of time and effort in to get the most out of this pricey point-and-shoot."

Reviewed by Jim Fisher, who clearly needs to read up on the 'point and shoot' definition:  

"To say that the Sigma DP1 Merrill is not for everyone is an obvious statement. If you're a casual snapshooter who simply wants a point-and-shoot camera that produces excellent images, you'll want to take a close look at the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100—its 1-inch image sensor and zoom lens are better suited to the task. But if you are serious about photography, keen on the advantages of the Foveon sensor, and willing to live with the workflow that goes along with it, the DP1 Merrill is an appealing camera. It's also the only one of its class to offer a 28mm equivalent prime lens—the Fujifilm X100s, Leica X2, and Sony . . . read more

Sigma DP1 Merrill Front View

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