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    For DP Merrill fans...

    (Note: I also posted this on DPreview's Sigma Forum, too.)

    The DP2 M has a lens what many reviewers have gushed as a being on the same playing field as a Leica Summicron or even Summilux. The DP1 M with its 19mm lens while not quite in the same league but no slouch either makes a great 28mm equiv lens (with a 15.6/46.4 MP AA-less, Foveon sensor attached in a lovely, well-crafted, unobtrusive housing).

    So my question is...would anyone here be interested in Sigma deciding to put together yet a THIRD DPM camera that features either their luscious 50mm f1.4 optic or the cracking 70mm f2.8 macro honed to perfection like the 30mm was?

    It would be a masterwork for closeup (of course), portrait and, for those who've drooled over these sublime, bokehlicious images, a Brenizer-style composite.

    Just curious.

    (I know I would.)

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    Re: For DP Merrill fans...

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    (Note: I also posted this on DPreview's Sigma Forum, too.)

    The DP2 M has a lens what many reviewers have gushed as a being on the same playing field as a Leica Summicron or even Summilux. The DP1 M with its 19mm lens while not quite in the same league but no slouch either makes a great 28mm equiv lens (with a 15.6/46.4 MP AA-less, Foveon sensor attached in a lovely, well-crafted, unobtrusive housing).

    So my question is...would anyone here be interested in Sigma deciding to put together yet a THIRD DPM camera that features either their luscious 50mm f1.4 optic or the cracking 70mm f2.8 macro honed to perfection like the 30mm was?

    It would be a masterwork for closeup (of course), portrait and, for those who've drooled over these sublime, bokehlicious images, a Brenizer-style composite.

    Just curious.

    (I know I would.)

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    Re: For DP Merrill fans...

    Count me in. Additionally, if Sigma were to introduce a wide angle adapter for the DP1M and a tele one for such a "DPM70mm" I'd be all set for 95% of my needs.

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    Re: For DP Merrill fans...

    Absolutely! But I'd be most receptive to something between 80 and 90mm in an f2 configuration.
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    Re: For DP Merrill fans...

    +1; count me in (as I wait for the DP2M to be delivered). ~90mm EFOV, ƒ2, and macro capacity to boot, and my image making needs will be completed.

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    Re: For DP Merrill fans...

    Quote Originally Posted by retow View Post
    Count me in. Additionally, if Sigma were to introduce a wide angle adapter for the DP1M and a tele one for such a "DPM70mm" I'd be all set for 95% of my needs.
    Quote Originally Posted by kit laughlin View Post
    +1; count me in (as I wait for the DP2M to be delivered). ~90mm EFOV, 2, and macro capacity to boot, and my image making needs will be completed.
    +1
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    Re: For DP Merrill fans...

    Personally, I would prefer it if the next DP body had an attachable EVF like many cameras are now sporting.

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