Friday, February 21, 2020

Is it worth upgrading to the Ricoh GR III?

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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.

Six cameras easy to carry anywhere

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Fixed lens cameras make great travel companions. But which are the best you can go for?

The best camera and lens for street photography. Discuss

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What is the perfect camera for street photogaphy. Is it the Fuji X100 or the Ricoh GR. Or, even, your smartphone. Mike comes up with an oddball choice but it comes at a price.

APS-C Fixed Lens Duo: Ricoh GR v Leica X2

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Two fixed-lens APS-C cameras, one from Germany, one from Japan. Both have an enviable reputation as travel companions.

Ricoh GR and Leica X2 teeter on their perches

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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.

Has the nifty fifty had its day? Or are you a dyed-in-the-wool 50mm traditionalist?

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Is it sacrilege to say that wider-angle lenses offer more all-round versatility than the legendary "nifty fifty"? Do you now pick up a wide-angle lens as a matter of course?

Sri Lanka begins my six-year love affair with the Ricoh GR

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My Ricoh GR had its first outing in Sri Lanka over five years ago. At the time I did not expect it to be my constant companion for my subsequent travels through Asia.

The 50mm focal length is garbage, OK? Wide talk ruffles a few traditionalist feathers

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Is the 50mm focal-length prime now a relic, even garbage? We look at Chris Gampat's love of the wide, wide world

Ricoh GR III Announced: 24MP, IBIS, new 28mm f/2.8 lens

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In the first major upgrade to the successful GR, Ricoh adds in-body stabilisation, a bigger sensor and a reworked lens

Myanmar Part IV: The road to Mandalay

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Part Four of our series of Ricoh GR photographs in Myanmar. On the road to Mandalay.....