A set of filter threads around the inside lip of the lens barrel on the body of the camera accommodate Konica Minolta’s accessory lenses via an accessory adapter. Fujifilm’s 4K video cameras. White Balance is also adjustable through the settings menu, with options for Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, and Flash light sources, as well as a Custom setting for manually adjusting the color balance with a white card. Each menu is divided up into pages with tabs at the top of the screen, so you can quickly scan each page without scrolling through a long list of options. Olympus C Ultra Zoom. Just as important as an extra memory card is a tool to rescue your images when one of your cards fails at some point in the future. Focus is specified as ranging from 1.

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Gear of the Year – Allison’s choice: Gear of the Year – Richard’s Choice: AE lock, AF lock, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, digital noise reduction, histogram display. Konica Minolta updates dimave A1 and A2. Overall, the Z2 is a pretty fast camera, surprising for a long-zoom model.

The camera is easy to hold, and the important controls are easy to reach.

For those readers interested in a set of less “standardized” photos from the Z2, we’ve assembled a ” gallery ” of dimmage pictorial images shot with the Z2. Otherwise this is a good camera, especially the 10X digital zoom. The surprising ease with which she was able to share her photos across platforms using Google Photos makes it her pick. There are a ton of ultra zoom cameras out there, some of which are very good.


Dec 27, Indoors, the camera required slightly less than average positive exposure compensation as well, producing good exposures both with and without the flash.

Overall I’d rank the Z2’s image quality as “good, but not great”.

Konica Minolta Dimage Z2 Review

Lensrentals tears down the Canon mm F2. Its default contrast is a little high, but a low-contrast option helps some on that score. The Z2 is compact enough for travel, especially for a long-zoom model, and has enough exposure features to handle just about any situation. Strong blues tended to oversaturate slightly as well. dimagr

Konica Minolta Dimage Z2 review: Konica Minolta Dimage Z2 – CNET

Most digicams with long-exposure options have a “Bulb” mode, in which the shutter is kept open as long as you hold down the shutter button. Given the camera’s straightforward setup and user-friendly design, most users should be dimmage to operate the camera right out of the box, referring to the manual only for more complex operations. Gear of the Year – Dan’s choice: If you’re just looking to connect your camera and transfer files, you’ll be pleased to hear idmage the Z2 is Windows XP and OS X compatible — and you probably won’t have to install any drivers.

Sigma releases X3F Raw conversion plugin for Photoshop. The Dimage Z2 currently sits in the middle of Konica Minolta’s ‘super zoom’ range, above the entry-level Dimage Z10 and below the image-stabilized, 12x zoom Dimage Z3. So us buyers have to squint to see the fuzzy pictures.


Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2

The opposite side of the camera is curved to echo the shape of the lens barrel, and features the second neck strap eyelet, just above the memory card compartment. Two standout features on the Z2 include a first-rate movie mode, which offers resolutions of x and xthough the latter has a 15 fps frame rate. I’ve seen mixed results in terms of low light focusing on other cameras with these AF sensors.

Let your eyes be the ultimate judge!

DCRP Review: Minolta DiMAGE Z2

Dimge the movie is paused, just press “up” on the four-way controller and you can save a frame at the same resolution of the movie. These days, a MB card represents a good tradeoff between capacity and cost. Despite slightly high contrast, the Z2 had no trouble distinguishing the subtle pastel tones on the Q60 target of the Davebox. Its affinity for reds showed up most strongly in the Outdoor Portrait pictures, where Marti’s skin tones were a little reddish-orange, and in the DaveBox test, where the red swatch was a little over-bright.

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At ISO 50, the exposure was somewhat dim at the lowest light level, but you could arguably still use the image.