Ricoh GR Digital II Review

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Ricoh GR Digital II




Record Mode Screens & Menus



Ricoh GR2

The screen display in the Automatic record mode. Icons across the top indicate that the flash is disabled, there is a SD card in the camera, Auto record mode. The image size is 3648 (10-megapixels), quality is Fine and there's space left on the SD card to take 966 more pictures. On the bottom is the battery condition icon and the ISO setting.



Ricoh GR2

Aperture-Manual exposure mode allows you to select the aperture for the exposure.


Ricoh GR2

For full Manual exposure you select a shutter with the ADJ. dial or in the menu (1/800, 1/640, 1/500, 1/400, 1/320, 1/250, 1/200, 1/160, 1/125, 1/100, 1/80, 1/60, 1/50, 1/40, 1/30, 1/25, 1/20, 1/15, 1/13, 1/10, 1/8, 1/6, 1/5, 1/4, 1/3, 1/2.5, 1/2, 1/1.6, 1/1.3, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30, 60, 120 and 180 seconds.) and select the aperture with the dial by the shutter release.



Ricoh GR2

Rec. Menu:

    Pic Quality/Size - Raw (10M), Raw 3:2 (9M), Raw 1:1 (7M), F3648 (10M), N3648 (10M),
      F 3:2 (9M), N 3:2 (9M), F 1:1 (7M), N 1:1 (7M), N3264 (8M), N2592 (5M), N2048 (3M), N1280 (1M), N640 (VGA)

    Focus - Multi AF, Spot AF, MF, Snap, 8
    Exposure Metering - Multi, Center, Spot
    Continuous Mode - Off, Continuous, S-Cont, M-Cont
    Img Set - Normal, Soft, B&W, B&W (TE), Setting 1, Setting 2
    Flash Expo. Comp. - ±2 in 1/3 increments
    Auto Bracket - Off, On ±0.3, On ±0.5, WB-BKT, CL-BKT
    Noise Reduction - On or Off
    Interval - Automatically shoots at an interval that you set.
    Date Imprint - Off, Date, Time
    Exposure Compensation - ±2 in 1/3 increments
    White Balance - Auto, Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent Lamp, Fluorescent Lamp,
      Manual Settings, Detail

    ISO Setting - Auto, Auto - Hi, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600




Ricoh GR2

The focus mode is selectable between Auto, Manual, Snap and Infinity. Shown here is the manual focus mode, you adjust focus with the "up" and "down" buttons. The image can be enlarged by pressing the OK button.

The Snap focus mode gives you a large depth of field so most everything from close to distant will be in focus and eliminates the auto focus delay for nearly instantaneous shutter release time. Infinity is good for landscapes or open-sky pictures where the auto focus would often fail otherwise.



Ricoh GX

Press the DISP button to toggle between standard overlay info, info + histogram, framing grids or no overlay info.



Ricoh GR2

The GX has a very respectable macro focusing mode. The Macro focus range is from 1.5cm (0.6 in.) to infinity in Wide angle.



Ricoh GR2

The GR2 shoots video in either 640x480 or 320x240 resolution at 15 or 30 pfs. Movie clips are recorded in Motion JPEG format and saved as AVI files.



Ricoh GR2

Movie mode MENU options:

    Movie Size - 640x480, 320x240
    Frame Rate - 15, 30 fps
    Focus - Multi AF, Spot AF, MF, Snap, 8
    White Balance - Auto, Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent Lamp, Fluorescent Lamp, Manual, Detail




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