Canon patent details schematics for a possible RF 90mm F2. The camera offers a nice variety of autofocus options. The F has the same annoying macro mode as its predecessor. Minolta Dimage F 5. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year.

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Like its predecessor, the F features a 3X optical zoom lens, “tracking” autofocus system, automatic scene modes, and a small but not too small metal body. But, like in F, the flash shines toward the photographer as well through the information display window.

This is my ultimate “resolution shot,” given the infinite range of detail in a natural scene like this, and the F gives an outstanding performance. Technical Editor Richard Butler’s pick helped him capture his favorite images of the past 12 months: The good news is that it’s now Mac OS X compatible and it actually works, unlike v.

Minolta Dimage F Digital Camera Review: F Photo Gallery!

Dlmage 21, That said, the large red and blue color blocks are a hint oversaturated. Images in this table like all the sample photos on this site are untouched, exactly as they came from the camera.

You can use the digital zoom, but it will degrade the quality of the video. One thing I’ve discussed in previous reviews is the relationship between sharpness and noise.


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That corresponds to a moderate wide angle to a pretty good telephoto, the overall range biased slightly toward the telephoto end relative to the mm range that is more typical of 3x zoom lenses on digicams. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited.

Many cameras today include built-in image stabilization systems, but when it comes to video that’s still no substitute for a proper camera stabilization rig. Speaking of which, let’s take a look at the image quality and resolution choices available on the F Konica Minolta to liquidate Canadian unit.

The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we put it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5.

Resolution is outstanding, with strong detail in the dollar bill and brooch.

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The ISO 64 shot at that light level is actually just a little dim, but still quite usable. The camera moves through the images on the LCD very quickly. As I mentioned, the F doesn’t support adding an external flash.

Basically, this is like the “scene modes” found on other cameras, except that the camera analyses the scene dimabe knows which one to use, automatically. Most of the items below are only available in the multi-recording mode. Click here for a sample image in the camera’s uncompressed TIFF format.


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Unfortunately, lackluster performance and mixed image quality tarnish what could have been a sparkling digicam. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

Following are the results at each zoom setting. Taking a photo in Super Fine TIFF mode will, unfortunately, lock up the camera for over 35 seconds while it writes the image to the memory card.

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This shot is often a tough test for digicams, as the abundance of blue in the composition frequently tricks white balance systems into producing a warm color balance. Select a topic Reference: The telephoto end fared much better, as I measured only one pixel of pincushion distortion. Readers have requested free-formatted versions of our reviews without the graphical accouterments of our page designto make printing easier. Good overall color and saturation, though red and blue additive primary color blocks are slightly oversaturated.

Below is the flash range series, with distances from eight to 14 feet from the target. For weeks, we’ve been getting hammered with the question “Will Chris and Jordan continue their tradition of doing a Best and Worst year-end episode?