Gear of the Year – Barney’s choice: Warning and status lights, B: He takes a look back at the first ten years of DPReview’s development from its original conception, through a period of massive growth, to the site’s acquisition by Amazon. There is no memory card supplied, which is very annoying as you can only fit a couple of images on the camera’s built-in 16mb memory at the highest quality setting. If you typically set your camera to aperture-priority and forget about it as I do , then you will like the Caplio GX a lot more than if you usually set your camera to shutter-speed priority.

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Another bonus is the timed interval automatic shoot; where the camera is set up to automatically shoot in intervals of 30 seconds up to three hours. Would you buy this? This model czplio in two package types with different accessories. Exposure compensation can be set in 0. Ricoh Caplio GX – Getting serious The new line of Ricoh’s digital cameras is getting serious and in my opinion, this line deserves a shelf in the shop-window of the photo dealer.

With a large wide-viewing angle 2. Greater image quality through use of a 12 megapixel CCD, a new image processing engine and continuous RAW mode capture. In fact, we thought the camera was faulty and asked for a replacement. With flash illumination the Caplio GX renders skin tones too yellow and that wall in the background is supposed to be light pink.


Also the viewfinder is devoid of any markings or information of any kind – it is completely blank and doesn’t provide any feedback on the picture-taking process.

Ricoh Caplio GX-200

Ricoh PX rugged compact announced and previewed Jun 9, DU10x yes yes – – 3. The top right screen shows the limited number of scene modes, which include simple textual and pictorial explanations.

The Caplio GX seems to have solved both these issues and even improves on earlier Ricoh models like the speedy Capio G4. Menu screens are helpful and easy to navigate. The top of the grip incorporates an adjustment dial. Find out what’s new and notable about the Z6 in our First Impressions Review.


Ricoh Caplio GX

Cons Huge lag to write uncompressed shots, only 6 scene modes. Overall I really enjoyed using the Caplio GX, as is suited my particular way of working, but action photographers should definitely try and test it out before purchasing. The major thing from a features and handling point of view that was lacking in the previous Caplio RX, namely full control over aperture and shutter speed, has been added by Ricoh, but unfortunately it doesn’t allow as much control as many photographers will demand.

On paper, the Caplio GX offers much.

Ricoh Caplio GX

The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we caplik it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5. Color night vision with the SiOnyx Aurora. So overall, the Caplio GX’s ease-of-use is a bit of a mixed bag.


For weeks, we’ve been getting hammered with the question “Will Chris and Jordan continue their tradition of doing a Best and Worst year-end episode? As the camera has 16MB of internal memory, a memory card isn’t supplied.

Enhanced image editing functions enable images to be manipulated in the camera. Per shot xmaximum sec. Once extended at g, there is very little extra extension of the lens barrel throughout the zoom range.

It’s not all good news, however, as Ricoh’s implementation caploi quite allow “full” control. Gear of the Year – Dan’s choice: It easily fits into a trouser or coat pocket, yet doesn’t have tiny controls that you can’t operate properly. Technical Editor Richard Butler’s pick helped him capture his favorite images of the past 12 months: Sign in with LinkedIn Capljo in with Facebook.

AWB on, fluorescent illumination Both cameras did a commendable job of neutralising fluorescent light in auto white balance mode, with only a touch of green in the grey patches on the colour chart marking the Samsung down.

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