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Sigma Quattro DP2 & Merrill Revisted

The last time I had a Quattro it lasted one week. A combination of poor results and immature SSP led me to the conclusion that the camera was just not ready, or perhaps that there was a more fundamental issue with the new sensor design when compared to that bit of magic at the heart of the Merrill. 539 more words

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Tryfan - Sigma Quattro DP2

The North Ridge of Tryfan is a grade 1 scramble in Snowdonia National Park.  A perfect place to try out the Sigma Quattro DP2.  No comparisons with the Merrill DP3 this time. 208 more words

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Tryfan - Three Foot Chasm

Just one stride will win you the freedom of Tryfan

One jump from Adam to Eve 

Try not to stumble …

Before the climb I’d had no doubt I’d do the jump. 64 more words

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Temple of the Four Winds, Castle Howard – Sigma Merrill & Quattro

The Temple of the Four Winds, 

Bathed in early evening summer light,

The air perfectly still …

Following a track from the New River Bridge, dipping through a gap in the fence, we stumbled across the temple after the crowds had left. 74 more words

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Tin Barn – Sigma Merrill & Quattro

Rust worn corrugated iron, railway sleepers, old oak beams …

A cobbled together triumph of function over form …

And yet so pleasing on eye… 105 more words

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Sigma abandon their single selling point

I didn’t want to write about this too soon, but I think it’s time to voice now since there’s been no sign from Sigma that the rejection of their new sensor by aficionados has had any effect on their determination. 536 more words

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Sigma Quattro DP2 Comparison - Postscript & Sigma Reply

Sigma Quattro DP2 Comparison – Postscript & Sigma Reply

After posting a comparison of my brand new, funky looking Quattro DP2, and my clunky old boxlike Merrill DP3, I was left speculating on the cause of the issues I’d experienced. 239 more words

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