Small size and great pictures. Look and Feel The G is a compact and attractive all-metal camera. I’m accustomed to sliding lens covers opening from left to right, but the G’s operates in the opposite direction, which took some getting used to. The LCD menu system is fairly straightforward, with about two to three pages of options per menu. No histogram in record mode Shot-to-shot speed is good. When both memory card types are used with the camera at the same time, up MB of data can be saved depending on the capacity of the cards.

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See the full set of my sample pictures and g5500 analysis here. Dec 19, Focus remains under automatic control, and ranges from 1. While it’s attractive, I found it to be difficult to navigate, with options strewn all over the place. A Playback zoom feature is available using the Zoom controls, as is a nine-image index display. The Good Very slim and portable; excellent image quality; manual exposure; selectable CCD sensitivity.

Konica Minolta Dimage G500 – Digital Camera

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The included NP battery has 3. The self-timer light also lights up when a picture is about to be taken. Gear of the Year – Allison’s choice: This prevents the noise of the zoom motor from affecting the audio track.


DCRP Review: Minolta DiMAGE G

Anyhow, here are the menu options on the G In this interview, Simon looks back at his time at the dimaeg. The only things worth mentioning on the top of the camera are the microphone and the shutter release button.

Wacom’s latest pro tablet can help take your editing workflow — and most importantly, the final image results — to the next level. Due to my limited resources, please do not e-mail me asking for a personal recommendation. By default, the G employs a TTL center-weighted metering system, but a Spot jinolta option is available through the Record menu.

Your conclusion may be different than the one above. You can also record short sound clips to accompany images, for a maximum of 30 seconds or as long as the memory card has available space. Feedback Jeff welcomes your comments or questions. At the very bottom of the panel is a small, removable section of the battery compartment.

Minolta DiMAGE G Digital Photography Review

In Record mode, the G’s LCD reports the type of memory card in use, date and time, level of battery power, number of available images, and the file resolution and quality settings.

You need to take good care of this camera to keep it looking dimaeg But it was great back in y. Roger Cicala and his team at Lensrentals tore down Canon’s third-generation mm F2.


In between those positions are other values. Konica Minolta updates for A1 and A2 Nov 22, It’s 4 Megapixel, and it adds a hybrid autofocus system, even faster startup time, better continuous shooting, a modern movie mode, and more. High-precision electro-optical camera system – CCD-matrix with a resolution of x pixels and minoltw 3x aspherical zoom lens – allows you to print excellent quality photos up to A3.

A hardcopy Quick Guide is all you’ll need to get up and running, though a full copy of the instruction manual accompanies the camera on CD-ROM. Zeiss shows minoltw footage of its ZX1 camera with Lightroom integration. The G’s bottom panel is also smooth and flat. The G’s limited external controls make it less daunting to approach than more complicated control layouts, but also mean that you’ll need to access the LCD menu system to change most camera settings.

When I first tried it, I was disappointed with the 5 second delay between shots.

As it turns out, that’s not a bad thing for the most part. In normal display mode, the up arrow displays exposure information, such as minolra speed, lens aperture, flash mode, and file size.