Ricoh Caplio GX100 Review - Test shots – Full-res crops Review

”A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.”


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Here’s the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture. Please note that the full-size file is over 7.5MB, since it is converted from the RAW file at minimum compression.


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This image is a 100-percent crop of a converted RAW file. The overall level of detail and sharpness is very good by any standard.


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The lens produces some barrel distortion at wide angle, but not much considering its 24mm-equivalent focal length.


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Sharpness at the centre of the frame is excellent.


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Corner sharpness is exceptionally good.


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Shot from further back on the telephoto setting, this shows no noticeable pincushion distortion.


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