Travels with the Sigma Merrill – Leeds RERF Revisited

In November, when trying out the Sigma DP1 Quattro, I headed to the construction site of Leeds new recycling and energy recovery facility (RERF) (original post @ https://richardjwallsblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/sigma-quattro-dp1-comparison-1-the-rerf-cross-green-leeds/). Back in Leeds for Christmas Eve shopping I revisited the site to see how the construction was progressing armed with the Sigma DP1 and DP3. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not…

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It’s Grim Up North – Exhibit E

It’s Grim Up North … so politicians and journalists say … everyone’s pockets are empty … no presents on  Christmas day. Don’t tell them we still have Christmas in the North. They’ll all want a Yorkshire pudding! http://www.richardjwalls.com

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Travels with the Sigma Merrill – York

How it was known to the Brigantes is long forgotten. Hadrian held court in Eboracum after the modern city was founded by Romans in 71 AD. King Edwin of Northumbria would have called it Eoforwic, the chief city of his kingdom. Eric Blookaxe and the Viking remnants would have looked back on Yorvik, as he was ousted by King Edred. Today it is know as…

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Budget Jurassic Park

Just quarter of a mile from 21st century civilisation … we disturb a pocket of Jurassic untouched for 150 million years … Did Spielberg once holiday in the Yorkshire Dales? Staring at vast landscapes I sometime lose sight of the detail. Polly spotted the lone mushroom precariously growing atop the signpost as we headed back to Simonstone…

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Sigma Quattro V Merrill Comparison – Conclusion

I know from the heat of the debate when the DP2 Quattro was released how opinion quickly divided between those favouring the Quattro and those favouring the Merrill. I know that the Quattro is a huge step forward as a camera, though the funky look is not to everyone’s taste. I know I looked forward…

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Sigma Quattro DP1 Comparison – Part 9 – Yorkshire Dales

In this final comparison I took the DP1 Quattro and DP1 Merrill to the Yorkshire Dales. Along with the DP3 Merrill. Again the Quattro proved to be by far the better camera … but this comparison is purely about image quality … and as beauty is in the eye of the beholder I’ll let you make your…

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