Sigma SD1 Merrill

Discussion in 'General' started by Steve Boykin, Jul 13, 2019.

  1. Steve Boykin

    Steve Boykin Well-Known Member

    I got to try this out on loan from someone who is trying to sell it. It's really not as bad as some of the reviews I read. I would say it focuses as fast as the Quattro in most circumstances, maybe a bit faster with some lenses. I got a 70mm F2.8 with it. I really hard a hard focusing that lens on the Quattro. It was pretty snappy on the Merrill. It's exceedingly well built like the Quattro. It has the quietest mirror box I've ever heard.

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  2. Rob MacKillop

    Rob MacKillop Edinburgh Correspondent

    Irrespective of the camera, you do find the most interesting things to shoot. Hog have I lived nearly 60 years without having a stuffed hog?

    The Merrill's are great cameras, much cheaper than the quattros, and sometimes better quality. I'd snap it up if I were you.

    PS Still waiting - five weeks now - for the Fotodiox lens adapter. Apparently it has reached the UK from the US. Soon, I hope.
  3. Beth Anthony

    Beth Anthony Well-Known Member

    deer-hogs? do they do jackalopes too? ;) love the b&w tones.

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