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Miniature mode, ISO 100, f/3.5 - the Ricoh CX4 does a decent job of recreating an expensive tilt-shift lens. (Click to view full size image)
Cross process mode, ISO 100, f/7.0 - the trendy Lomo style can be acheived with the cross-process filter. (Click to view full size image)
Soft focus mode, ISO 100, f/7.0 - acheive a dreamy look with the soft focus filter. (Click to view full size image)
Toy camera mode, ISO 100, f/7.0 - the CX4 applies a vignette to recreate the toy camera effect. (Click to view full size image)
High contrast B&W, ISO 100, f/3.5 (Click to view full size image)
Auto mode, ISO 100, f/4.1 - Use the electronic level to make sure horizons always appear straight. (Click to view full size image)
Macro auto mode, ISO 100, f/3.5 - The CX4 can get close to subjects, providing sharp results, but sometimes it hunts around for a focus point for a few seconds. (Click to view full size image)
Auto mode, ISO 100, f/3.4 - the Ricoh CX4 features an impressive 10x zoom, compare this wide-angle shot with the next at fully zoomed. (Click to view full size image)
Auto mode, ISO 100, f/5.7 - At full 10.7x zoom, the results are pretty sharp - but watch out for camera-shake when shooting. (Click to view full size image)
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Amy has been writing about cameras, photography and associated tech since 2009. Amy was once part of the photography testing team for Future Publishing working across TechRadar, Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N Photo and Photography Week. For her photography, she has won awards and has been exhibited. She often partakes in unusual projects - including one intense year where she used a different camera every single day. Amy is currently the Features Editor at Amateur Photographer magazine, and in her increasingly little spare time works across a number of high-profile publications including Wired, Stuff, Digital Camera World, Expert Reviews, and just a little off-tangent, PetsRadar.