Previous page Next page

Compared to...

Studio scene comparison (RAW)

See previous page for RAW conversion notes.

This is our standard studio scene comparison shot taken from exactly the same tripod position. Lighting: daylight simulation, >98% CRI. Crops are 100%. Ambient temperature was approximately 22°C (~72°F). Camera settings as per previous pages.

Ricoh A12 50mm vs. Panasonic GF1

Ricoh GXR/A12 50mm
Panasonic GF1
4.4 MB JPEG (4288 x 2848)
3.9 MB JPEG (4000 x 3000)

The Panasonic GF1 gains clarity and detail in the RAW conversion while the Ricoh GXR/A12 50mm does the opposite. The difference is clearly visible in both high-contrast areas (such as the coin, crop 1) and low-contrast areas (contents of the 'shadow box', crop 6). The GXR can be pulled to a similar level simply by applying more sharpening. Have a look at the RAW section of this review to see the results of Adobe ACR, Irodio and Capture One at default settings.

Previous page Next page

Comments