I’ve been using the Sigma DP1 Merrill for a few weeks now, and after my initial thoughts of, ‘Oh my God, what have I done?!’, I can now confirm that this is a camera I now could not live without. I turned-up to shoot a commercial job a while back, on arrival I took the DP1 out and started to set-up, the client actually said, “What the f**k is that?!…you did bring a proper camera as well, didn’t you?”, I told him it was a “proper camera”, he was unconvinced, until he saw the results.
I’m not sure if its the way the DP1 sensor captures in three colour layers, but it’s black and white conversion is excellent, combined with VSCO software it’s superb.