Encircling the Power button on the rear panel, this dial sets the camera’s operating mode and viewfinder display location. Dec 18, Pressing QuickView shoves you into playback mode, where you can review photos. Just raved about this little camera in my review of my Canon T1i. A substantial handgrip provides a firm hold on the camera, with plenty of room for your fingers to curve around the grip. Konica Minolta Dimage Z2 Specs. A third press switches to an index display of thumbnail images for rapidly reviewing photos in the camera, while a fourth press returns to the normal display.

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While it’s not the smallest or lightest camera of the bunch, the Z2 is still right up there.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2

Here I dimagw, 14 years after it was released, holding one and putting it through some test shots, and my first impression is that it’s a very capable camera that looks very weird.

The menu is divided into three “tabs”, each with its own set of options.

Shutter lag was low, even at slower shutter speeds where it often occurs. So us buyers have to squint to see the fuzzy pictures.

Rather, I worry that the mechanical nature of this device means that dumage could easily fail, leaving you stuck with only an LCD, only a viewfinder, or even dmiage, neither. The camera’s plastic body helps keep the weight down, despite the large 10x zoom lens, weighing in at This won’t be an issue if you’re just printing 4 x 6’s, though.


Olympus C Ultra Zoom.

In contrast, the 3. Manual focus is available, but unless you’re using a tripod and measuring distances, this feature isn’t all that serviceable. This new macOS app can automatically create HTML web galleries from your photos that can be shared and viewed in any browser.

The few dollars up front will save you literally hundreds of dollars in the long run, not to mention the hassle of wimpy batteries running out in the middle of the action. It’s made mostly of plastic, and it’s build quality isn’t fabulous. Konica Minolta updates for Dimae and A2.

Konica Minolta Dimage Z2 Review

More Information on this camera from Megapixel. Dec 25, The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we put it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5.

As promised, Sony has delivered an incremental firmware upgrade for its a7 III and a7R III mirrorless cameras that fixes issues found in firmware version 2. The distortion test shows moderate barrel distortion at wide-angle, and no vignetting dark corners. Leica M8 review Jul 31, Despite its cheap and unusual exterior, it takes great dkmage that can actually be very sharp for the era from whence it came.

As I said at the start of the section, the Z2 isn’t my favorite ultra zoom camera, but it’s good enough to get my recommendation. Submit a News Tip!

Also on the front panel are the flash sensor just below the pop-up flash compartmentmicrophone, and Self-Timer LED lamp. Its bulkier than a little pocket camera, but you have to decide for yourself if making money is more important or not.


Dimabe you’re looking for a high-quality camera, you don’t need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market.

One other feature that I appreciate is the ability to delete a group of photos, instead of just one or all.

Konica Minolta Dimage Z2 Review: Digital Photography Review

The Z2’s optical viewfinder was very accurate, showing 96 percent frame accuracy at wide angle, and about 97 percent at telephoto. Zoom lens – 10x zoom – 6.

I only dimagd this out after searching on the internet when other people had the same problem. Most digicams with dimwge options have a “Bulb” mode, in which the shutter is kept open as long as you hold down the shutter button. Dec 18, The four exterior buttons navigate through settings menus, moving the selection up, down, left, or right.

Below the Menu button, this button activates the QuickView image display in Record mode, which allows you to check the most recently captured image. Not sure which camera to buy?