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Old May 2, 2011, 3:44 AM   #1
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Default My rule number "one" for GF2

After playing with GF2 for a month, the best settings are one click away from the default: AWB A-2/M-1, Sharpness +1, Contrast +1, Saturation +1, Noise Reduction -1, EV-1/3, ISO Limit 800, ISO increments 1/3, iDynamic low, iResolution low.

So far these settings give warm colors and not so clipped highlights, quite close to EPL1 but without the reddish cast. EPL1's photos are still more golden-ish which I like, but GF2's are pleasing enough on its own and certainly more real - blue sky and grass look exactly the same as what I see with my eyes.

The following pairs are from GF2 and EPL1 with the same 14mm lens:

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Old May 3, 2011, 12:33 AM   #2
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Now I really love the colors, warm and still very natural. Before, they were cold and cartoon-ish, no compare to EPL1's. Now I actually prefer GF2's colors, because they do not have "add-on". If I ever want to do raw, it is not about colors because they are already great; for more details? which are already better than EPL1's when I pixel peep.

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Old May 3, 2011, 10:29 AM   #3
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Fabulous shots. I'm going to try your settings on my GF1.

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