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The optical viewfinder is quite small.

Ricoh Caplio GX8 Digital Camera Review Control

And at the same time it keeps the camera neat, in stead of a few buttons, the camera only does it with one. In some situations, best results were acheived by taking white balance off auto and setting it fx8. Senior Editor Barney Britton’s pick this year is the camera that he describes as “close to perfect” for the kind of photography he does.

We are retrieving offers for your location, please hx8 the page to see the prices. The GX8 Combines a 28mm wide-angle zoom digital camera with outstanding performance and expandability, all in a sleek and compact aluminium die-cast body featuring the signature rubber handgrip.


The menu button brings up the menu screen as shown on the right below: There was good detail.

In especially difficult lighting, the Auto Bracket function automatically takes three consecutive shots at three different exposure levels so that the best shot can be selected without re-shooting. The camera speed is good, with an okay switch on time, good focusing time, good shutter response, althought an occasionally slow flash recharge time depending on batteries.

Moreover, the Caplio GX8 is ready to take the next shot in 1. Everything else the camera as a whole: Generally it’s best to avoid using digital zoom as it degrades the quality of the image and, often, better results can be obtained by using a photo package such as Adobe Photoshop. Find out what’s new and notable about the Z6 in our First Impressions Review.

Ricoh Caplio GX8 8.2MP Digital Camera – Black

Enjoy the benefits of bounce flash by connecting an external flash. Dec 20, Equipped with a superb 8. I also noticed some vignetting. Dec 19, review.

– Ricoh Caplio GX8 Review

French company GT Company has licensed the AgfaPhoto brand and launched a range of new budget products. Memory card holder, battery compartment. Furthermore, the Caplio GX8 is compatible with a broad range of external finders, field scopes, microscopes, and even telescopes, for astrophotography.


This item doesn’t belong on callio page. Dec 27, Images tend to come out of the camera looking quite good, however noise could be a problem, and images may need tweaking to your own personal tastes. The main functions can be set with the ADJ button.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Gear of the Year – Barney’s choice: Many cameras today include built-in image stabilization systems, but when it comes to video that’s still no substitute for a proper camera stabilization rig. Top – mode dial, shutter caplip, flash mount, control dial.

Ricoh Caplio GX8

In S-continuous mode, a press of the shutter button fires 16 shots in approximately 2 seconds and stores them in a single file. Battery life seemed good, and the figure for the rechargable battery is very good.

The open source Lightroom alternative darktable has released a major update in the form of darktable version 2. The Caplio GX8’s advanced technology for stunningly vivid photography fits inside a remarkably compact body.

Especially because the camera doesn’t memorize the setting that was changed last.