I just bought one last week. I don’t think the technology is on
the par with scanners, but I found one that does a pretty good
job. I checked out several by going to computer and camera
stores. Many of these places have them set up so you can try
them. Just take your jewelry with you and shoot!
After I found the one I wanted, I ordered it off the Internet at
The camera I bought was $1299 in the stores. Got it for $850 at
this site. Only mistake I’ve determined I made so far is that I
didn’t buy the adapter or a memory card. I definitely need the
former, and maybe the latter.
I tried the highly recommended Olympus DL2000 in the store,
didn’t think it compared with the Ricoh RDC-2 that I purchased.
If you want to see some examples, try these URLs. Keep in mind,
I used the “point-and-shoot” method. That means I wasn’t set up
with proper lighting, backgrounds, etc. When I get around to
that, I think I will really be pleased. Sorry these may take a
minute or two to load…I haven’t learned about dpi and pixels
and all that stuff yet!
You can see on this one my first attempt at editing the image.
Not bad for my first try, huh???
If you have any other questions about this camera, I will try to