Ricoh Caplio GX100 - Test shots – Exposure evaluation



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”Here are some general test shots to help evaluate the camera’s overall image quality, including the zoom range of the lens. Some pictures may be clicked to download the full size original image.”


The extra-wide-angle 24mm lens is great for panoramic shots, but the exposure system has made a mess of the highlights.


At just 72mm, the telephoto end is barely long enough for portrait shots.


Colour reproduction is very accurate, and the extremely close 1cm macro range is useful too.


The metering system isn’t good at point-and-shoot situations, and here has captured shadows at the expense of burned-out highlights. However the camera has the exposure versatility to overcome this.


Score in detail

  • Value 4
  • Image Quality 9


Camera type Digital Compact
Megapixels (Megapixel) 10.1 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 3x