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Ricoh GRD III GW-2 Wide Conversion Lens Sample Images

Discussion in 'Open Gear Talk' started by Amin Sabet, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 3, 2010
    I took the Ricoh GRD III out for a spin with the GW-2 (21mm equivalent) wide converter and was impressed with the performance of this camera-adapter combination.

    Corner sharpness was very good and color fringing reasonably well controlled. It speaks to the quality of the GRD III lens that it holds up with a 0.75x wide converter attached.

    Here are some samples from the afternoon, converted in the Lightroom 3 beta (click for larger size):

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    Full-res versions are available here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/asabet/sets/72157624325860835/
     
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  2. soundimageplus

    soundimageplus Top Veteran

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    Jul 6, 2010
    Had a look at the full-size jpgs on flickr and they are impressive. Sharp at the edges, which is not always
    the case with converters such as these. Great colour too.
     

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