Twenty-four people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Barclay mentioned “Absolutely stunning images even close in”. Barclay also said “Ignore the critics who are used to Lightroom this software is just as good and images exported as 16bit tiffs can then be worked on in Photoshop”. Jacquim9990 wrote “Gee whiz! Mind blowing images!” .
A few Sigma DP3 Merrill reviewers who bought it mentioned that it had a good image sensor. Sid wrote “What you get in return is IQ to die for! The combination of superb lens and foveon sensor result in the sort of images I have always dreamed of” in his review of this digital camera and rated the product 5 stars. Luminous-Landscape.com said “A mix between view cameras, great sensor and great lenses” in their review.
One Sigma DP3 Merrill owner who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Three years ago Trev-R wrote “No matter what I tried I could not get a red flower with water drops to expose correctly for shadows and highlights” in their review of the Sigma DP3 Merrill but even so they only gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars.
One Sigma DP3 Merrill owner thought it had a good picture resolution. Imaging Resource.com wrote in their review “The sensor has a resolution of 46 megapixels, pushing it way beyond DSLR ambitions”.