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The mid-2014 Sigma dp Quattro cameras promise the detail approaching that of a 36-megapixel Bayer sensor. The newly designed sensor utilizes a top layer that captures full monochrome-grade spatial resolution, with full color information derived by the panchromatic sensitivity of all layers.
It could be stated as “full color derivation by virtue of the same physical location for three color layers”, very different from color information separated spatially as in a conventional Bayer matrix sensor (Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji), the Bayer approach leading to loss of both spatial and color resolution.
I printed my favorite tulips shot 6 feet wide (~2m) and I deem that it exceeds the quality of my 4X5 film prints of a similar size (they’re on my walls, and the DP Merrill print is unequivocally better in color and contrast and detail, believe it or not).
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