*facedesks* Pentax/Ricoh you will NEVER learn!
Anepo: What is the POINT of having a camera with interchangeable lenses that is worse than SEVERAL compact camera's with non nterchangeable lenses? This is basicly a TOY mirrorless rather than a REAL high quality mirrorless like the gx1, om-d, epl-5 e-pm1 e-pm2 & such.
@nathebeach it is an overpriced compact camera with interchangeable lenses delivering worse iq than some premium compacts. And your claim about dof on m43s and dslrs is an outright and outrageus lie. And you can stop ranting whenever you like, nobody is forcing you...
@drugarunda the ep-m1 has a far superior low light ability and stating it was better is pure false, also you claim the q7 will be better than several m43 cameras shows your false claims as it is not out yet and thus you are saying something is a fact while having no evidence to back such a claim.s
@jimmy jang boo my point is an overpriced under performng product that delivers less image quality than some premium compacts.
@sdribetahi that is utterly false, accusing someone of fanboyism is just a way to try to slander theyre credability, i have owned several slrs and dslrs made by pentax so dont even try this bs!
peevee1: "We're told the lens isn't going to be available in the USA, at least for now."
I guess nobody was stupid enough to buy EOS M in the US? ;)
You are giving American's WAYYYYYYYYYYYY to much credit.
Shamael: 750$, they are kiddin'. For that price i will step over to the GR from Ricoh, i certainly have the missing 40$ somewhere in a drawer.
It is a bit to high for my taste as well I would of been happy with it as 600$ & I will not be purchasing it due to the price point, however I really like this camera but it is outside my price point.
I am sure it is one of the top 5 compact camera's out there but still it is to much for my taste.
tolleknolle: The claimed 1/2 stop seems to be in JPEG processing. RAW data puts the original RX100 well ahead of Mk2 at lower ISOs: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/cameras-and-camcorders/cameras/compact-cameras/sony-rx100-ii-1160503/review/5#articleContent
Someone actually trusts techradar? What next? believe in arstechnica & cnet? oh lord people these days, so misinformed.
What is the POINT of having a camera with interchangeable lenses that is worse than SEVERAL compact camera's with non nterchangeable lenses? This is basicly a TOY mirrorless rather than a REAL high quality mirrorless like the gx1, om-d, epl-5 e-pm1 e-pm2 & such.
To bad he did not show us an even slower video to show a "real bullet time" this was to fast to be counted even as a copy of the bullet effect.
Compared to how Ricoh camera's look I think this is the end of both Pentax AND Ricoh, after Ricoh purchased Pentax, I have ONLY seen UGLY DSLR camera's & I used to be a proud owner of the Pentax K10D & K20D.After the purchase Ricoh keeps pushing me MORE and MORE away from the Pentax brand & Ricoh brand & I am NEVER returning.
keeponkeepingon: Can we burry this phrase. It's overused, apologetic, meaningless and a bit silly:
"Photo quality isn't fantastic on the TG-2, but it's more than good enough for purpose and target audience. "
Olympus claims that "the Olympus TG-2 iHS was designed with the serious photographer in mind. ". If the target audience is the serious photographer, I would think IQ would be a concern.
I agree if Olympus claims it to be designed with the serious photographer in mind they should review it that way and to be honest it would be DEMOLISHED in the review then because of how stupid Olympus were to say that.
in my country we always say Carl Zeiss & we don't confuse it with anything because there is no company named Carl in our country because CARL is not a name in our country.
I had the GX1..... focus is crap & it is a very loud camera compared to other micro four thirds from olympus.
udris: Kids use smartphones and pretty effectively and have no inkling to go backwards in technology. Another few years and point and shoots are redundant
That has been said for YEARS. And they are still not there, nor will they EVER be, why? DEPTH OF FIELD. Compact's got them & cellphones do NOT
Anepo: Most of the reviewers are NOT professional photographers! So is this a website i would trust for a professional review? Well only if one of the photographers reviews it and judging by numbers the odds of them reviewing it are small!
Not quite,they got a director, it does not say "a photography director" and then there are titles like "consultant" i am asking for a professional photographer who know photography from before he clicks the button until its completely edited and fixed up to review it, not someone that is simply a consultant or someone that only takes part in a small area of photography. I want chase jarvis NOT steve ballmer to tell me what a good photo is and is not.
Picturenaut: I'd not recommend a 1.2 MP toy camera such as KidiZoom even for 5 yrs old children, because its IQ, in particular of its LCD screens is ways too bad for kid's eyes. My experience is that even very young kids are quickly bored and dissapointed by such bad cameras and abandon them. With their sharp eyes and fresh minds they see so much more than we adults, and they are fond of small things and tiny details. A camera must meet this challenge.
So I think it is much better to start early with a rugged compact with much better IQ and LCD screen . IMO a camera such as a Coolpix S31 is a much better entry even for very young kids. They are smart and quickly discover how to use it.
And the one my brothers daughter owned broke after just dropping it ONCE
Most of the reviewers are NOT professional photographers! So is this a website i would trust for a professional review? Well only if one of the photographers reviews it and judging by numbers the odds of them reviewing it are small!
ian adams: This sounds like a solution in search of a problem. The built-inexposure meters on dSLR and point-&-shoot digital cameras are superb, and together with in-camera histograms provide precise exposure control. The current iPhone 5 also has a good exposure meter and does not allow you to set an exposure manually from a meter reading. Finally, incident light meters may be useful in studio photography but they are generally useless for scenic and other outdoor photography.
The Lumu is nothing more than an expensive gimmick.
Ever heard of a magic device called a film camera?