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Studio scene comparison (RAW)

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 GXR/S10 24-72mm vs. Panasonic LX3

Ricoh GXR/S10 24-72mm
Panasonic LX3
3.6 MB JPEG (3648 x 2736)
4.0 MB JPEG (3648 x 2736)

Like the Canon G11 the LX3 benefits from RAW conversion and there is some visible extra detail in the Panasonic's Adobe ACR output. The 'vivid' default colors have also been slightly muted to a more natural level. The Ricoh image is much less crisp and visibly softer across the frame.