Connections Memory Card Slot. Dec 28, 89 mobile. Where to Buy See All. Editor Dan Bracaglia’s pick is the lens that he’s recommended more than any other in — and the one he feels Sony’s mirrorless system desperately needed. Pressing the up-arrow key on the Four-Way arrow pad calls up a histogram display showing the distribution of brightness values in the image, along with detailed exposure information. I get a lot of email from readers who’ve lost photos due to a corrupted memory card.

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AgfaPhoto brand makes a comeback with budget cameras and digital albums. In playback mode, the Information button cycles between the image display only, the image with a limited information display, and an dimate display of the images on the memory card. The Nikon P is a bit of an oddity, but the unique shooting opportunities it makes possible are why it’s Editor Jeff Keller’s pick this year.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2: Digital Photography Review

With many users creating very large albums using the new Live Album feature, Google has decided to double the image and video limit for albums in Photos. In practice, I found that the camera would focus down to close to the “Macro” range even with the Macro option disabled, at least at the wide angle end of the zoom range.

Nikon D D The addition of a Predictive Focus Control has increased the speed of the AF function, which means that shooting sports events or any moving object are even more easy. PhotoRescue is about the best and easiest tool for recovering digital photos I’ve seen. Though the camera features full manual exposure control, its simplified user interface and available automatic and “scene” modes make it very approachable for less-experienced novices who want to gradually learn more about digital photography.


Encircling the Power button on the rear panel, this dial sets the camera’s operating mode and viewfinder display location.

The Z2 is compact enough for travel, especially for diamge long-zoom model, and has enough exposure features to handle just about diamge situation. To the upper-left of the lens are the self-timer lamp and microphone.

Photo quality is generally good, though expect above average purple s2 and noise which sometimes gives images a soft, fuzzy look. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

Whether you’ve grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new dimqge is probably in order. In an increasingly crowded big-zoom compact market the Z2 takes on similarly specified models from Canon, Olympus and Panasonic, and though it has bags of features and is keenly-priced, it does lack the must-have feature du jour; image stabilization. The Z2’s auto white balance system produced warm color casts under the dim lighting, with decreasing color cast as the light level increased.

Sony fixes data loss issues with firmware v2. Crowning the top right corner of the rear panel, just beneath the Exposure Mode dial, this two-way rocker button controls the optical and digital zoom in Record mode.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2

We’ve changed, we promise. In movie mode, you can zoom digitally at the x and x image sizes but not at the x size. Ricoh Caplio GX review.


The lens still has the low distortion and consistent sharpness from corner to corner that I liked so much in the Z1, although the Z2’s dijage tend to look a little soft overall, perhaps due to more restrained in-camera sharpening.

Konica Minolta Dimage Z2 Review

You’re actually looking at the LCD reflected in a mirror. Click to play movie 9. Its bulkier than a little pocket camera, but you have to decide for yourself if making money is more important or not. All the things that you love about digital photography are here: The Z2 is one of very few cameras that actually let you use the zoom lens during filming.

The Z2 would make a great choice for anyone looking for a long-zoom digicam with ample features, but at an affordable price. Konica Idmage withdraw from camera business. The Z2 performed very well on the “laboratory” resolution test chart.

Pressing QuickView shoves you into playback mode, where you can review photos. A very usable EVF at dimxge light levels, and one of the only true “time” exposure options I’ve seen on a digicam. He takes a look back at the first ten years of DPReview’s development from its original conception, through a period of massive growth, to the site’s acquisition by Amazon.

The true time-exposure option on the Z2 is a very unusual and welcome feature on a digital camera.