Saturday, October 1, 2022

Worst Digital Camera: It’s all a matter of opinion

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Are these really the worst digital cameras ever produced? Mike takes issue with two candidates, the Ricoh GXR and Leica M10-D...

Bali: People, harbours, markets and kites

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Jean takes us on a colourful tour of Bali, to meet its people and help fly its kites...

Bali, a land of temples, art, worship and rice

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The Ricoh GR, a discreet little camera to capture the wonders of Bali...

The vintage Ricoh GXR: A camera system I bought twice

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The Ricoh GXR system with its interchangeable models which combined sensor and lens in one unit, is a vintage digital worth exploring. Discontinued, but not forgotten and Jean explains here...

Pictures in the time of Covid

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Hundreds of thousands of photographers throughout the world have had to change tactics in the light of Covid and the many lockdowns. Jean made the best of staying local and this is his Covid photographic journal...

A departure, an arrival

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Purchased in the Year of the Devil, the little Ricoh GRIII sat neglected throughout the worst of the pandemic. Then came the unboxing...

Don’t you know there’s a war on? Harking back to a time of sacrifice

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Dress-up events make things easy for the photographer: No need to ask permission, just shoot away. Here at the Brooklands Military Vehicles Day, everyone was happy to be photographed...

Ricoh GR: Confessions of a foolish user

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Ever wanted to kick yourself for being such an idiot. Mike did just that when he found out what really ailed his much-loved Ricoh GR...

Norwegian idyl brought back to life after 54 years

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A box of old photographs, hidden for 54 years, bring to life a university expedition to northern Norway — through the medium of the unusual Ricoh Auto Half, one of the then-popular half-frame cameras...

Ricoh’s GR beckons again: But the choice just became more complicated

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Last week's announcement of the Ricoh GR IIIx indicates that there is still a future for this unpretentious but eminently capable fixed-lens compact. But now you have to decide between 28mm and 40mm...