Twenty-four customers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images. Absolutespirit wrote in their review two years ago “Great image quality within its limits.”. Barclay scored it 5 stars and wrote in their Sigma DP3 Merrill review “Absolutely stunning images even close in”. Barclay also said “Ignore the critics who are used to Lightroom this software is just as good and images exported as 16bit tiffs can then be worked on in Photoshop”.
Several customers who bought the product reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago Sid rated it 99 out of 100 and he said in his review of the Sigma DP3 Merrill on Amazon “What you get in return is IQ to die for! The combination of superb lens and foveon sensor result in the sort of images I have always dreamed of”. Expert website Luminous-Landscape.com said in the same month “A mix between view cameras, great sensor and great lenses” in their review.
One person who bought this digital cameras concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Imaging Resource.com said “The sensor has a resolution of 46 megapixels, pushing it way beyond DSLR ambitions”.
One Sigma DP3 Merrill owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital cameras was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Trev-R mentioned in their Sigma DP3 Merrill review on Amazon “No matter what I tried I could not get a red flower with water drops to expose correctly for shadows and highlights” but in spite of that only gave this digital cameras a rating of 60 out of 100.