Several Sigma DP3 Merrill owners concluded that it was able to produce good images. Three years ago Barclay mentioned “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”. Three years ago Jacquim9990 said on Amazon “Gee whiz! Mind blowing images!” in their review of this digital camera.
Several Sigma DP3 Merrill owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Sid mentioned in his review “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 mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “A mix between view cameras, great sensor and great lenses” .
One Sigma DP3 Merrill owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Trev-R said “No matter what I tried I could not get a red flower with water drops to expose correctly for shadows and highlights” in their review.
One Sigma DP3 Merrill reviewer who purchased it mentioned 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” in their Sigma DP3 Merrill review.