Friday, December 13, 2019

The Ricoh GRD IV, a retrospective view in Le Havre

An old digital camera, a tiny sensor but plenty good enough for a tour of Le Havre in Normandy. Jean demonstrates that newest isn't always bestest.

That rear screen on your camera: Is it there for composition or chimping?

To chimp or not to chimp? To view on the screen or to use exclusively your viewfinder? What should you do? Mike takes a look at the conflict...

Slovenia with the Leica X2 and Ricoh GRD 4 – Part One

Two compact and venerable cameras, the Leica X2 and the small-sensor Ricoh GRD4 recorded a colourful visit to Slovenia. Jean takes up the story....

Land Rover Australia: Mud, mud, glorious mud

Land Rover launches in Australia were always tough affairs. But this one back in 1987 just got tougher and tougher as the mud rose and the cars sank....

Is it worth upgrading to the Ricoh GR III?

The new Ricoh GR III is selling well, according to camera dealers we've spoken to. It brings a fresh approach while retaining the appearance and fearures that have made this discreet camera something of a cult among discerning photographers.

In-camera charging: Leica misses out on an essential feature

Are you a fan of in-camera battery charging? I believe it is now a must-have feature for all cameras. Have your say....

Ricoh GR and Leica X2 teeter on their perches

When two old faithful parrots from Leica and Ricoh fall off their perches, what can you do? Dead, they were. But within a week they were resurrected for no known reason.

With the Ricoh GR to Laos — Part Two

Jean continues his adventures in Laos and puts the trusty old Ricoh GR through its paces

Ricoh GRIII: Information needed

Own the Ricoh GRIII? Let's have your impressions, both in general and in relation to its predecessors, the GR and GRII.

With the Ricoh GR to Laos — Part One

Foloowing his trilogy on Myanmar, Jean takes his little Ricoh GR to Laos.