Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro summary
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is Ricoh's Advanced Mirrorless camera originally released on November of 2009. The camera features a 12MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4288 x 2848.
The GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is placed #50 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and overall #550 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. Please check out our Advanced camera search to see camera results based on your personal factors.
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Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro family
The Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro comes with a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can discover all earlier and new models as well as important features.
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Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Gallery
You can see the GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Pros and Cons
Below is a list of advantages and disadvantages of the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro based on features which are oftentimes regarded as crucial in a camera.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Sensor specifications
The Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is powered by the GR engine III processor. The specification of the sensor on the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is 23.6mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 371 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 4288 x 2848 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CMOS sensor boasts 12MP and includes a native ISO range of 200 to 3200. RAW photos are saved therefore the user has wider room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath shows the GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro dimensions
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is 1.00 pounds (453 gr / 15.98 oz) and the sizing of the camera is 114mm x 70mm x 77mm (4.5" x 2.8" x 3.0"). The weight of average Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437 gr and the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is similar in comparison with various competitors.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
Down below is a picture of the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro beside a softdrink so you're able to have a sense of its scale.
The top view under will provide the button design on the GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Lens specifications
The GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro comes with a built in lens providing a fixed focal length of 50mm which means you do not have the luxury to zoom.
At the widest 50mm, it provides an aperture of f2.5 and that's very slow and not the best in low light circumstances and you will find it difficult to capture a shallow depth of field. You could also need to boost the ISO producing noisy photographs.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Connectivity
The GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that incorporate NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You are able to transfer photos and usually change settings without the hassle of connecting directly to the camera.
Many applications even provide a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. Almost all cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Video specifications
The highest possible video quality on the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is 1280 x 720 and it can capture in Motion JPEG format. 720p is low by today's requirements. You should really strive for at least 1080p quality for video recording. The camera does not offer a mic and / or headphone jack which means that you have no control over your audio. It is perhaps best to buy a different model in case you need decent audio in your video clips.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Weather Sealing
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro does not include environment sealing so rainy conditions could ruin the camera.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Display and Viewfinder
The Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro features a 3 inch fixed screen boasting a resolution of 920 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the screen offers no touch support.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The ViewFinder details regarding Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic (optional)
Viewfinders are pretty useful during sunny outdoor conditions which can easily make the camera display washed out and difficult to view.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Shutter specifications
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has the capability to shoot continuously at 3.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/3200 seconds.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has got both inbuilt flash and external flash support.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Autofocus specifications
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro has got just Contrast Detect Autofocus and is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more faster & precise when compared with Contrast Detect focusing.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro boasts manual focus when required during low light occasions or you need more exact focus control.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Battery life
The battery life in the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is made to last for 320 shutters based on the CIPA specifications which is less compared to its rivals. The average Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 has the best (810) battery life within this category of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that have the best battery life:
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro for specific styles of photography
The following chart presents a summary of the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro for specific styles of photography. To check out more, check out the specific section underneath.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro as a Portrait photography camera
The Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro receives a points total of 56 which is decent, meaning that it is relatively suitable for portrait images. Taking portrait images favors heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW files and option to work with external lighting.
Street photography with Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
Having a above average rating of 62, the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is a fine pick to use in street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Sports photography details
A really bad sports photography score of 33 suggests the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is not good for photographing sports. A camera needs to have excellent focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Travel photography features
Portability is extremely critical in choosing a camera for travel. All round, the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro gets a average 49 for a travelling camera which makes it somewhat suitable for your holidays.
Landscape photography with Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
If you find yourself planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro with it's moderate grade of 47 as a landscape camera is reasonably appropriate in the current marketplace.
Vlogging with Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro
A vlogging camera preferably should come with a moving display screen, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro is not good for vlogging as it comes to a really bad rating of 20.
Ricoh GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro, here is a list of the highest rated cameras which fall under the family of Advanced Mirrorless.
The line graph down below shows you a summary of the GXR A12 50mm F2.5 Macro versus it's top scoring rivals suggested previously.
Here are a few more cameras you might have a look at as alternatives. To see a extensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.