Awesome picture quality! Great camera for the money.
4 July 2013
Summary: It is a great digital camera because of picture quality, very high speed and very handy. It is not too small and perfect size to operate. I would like to have a zooming function even it is 3 times. No zooming is still fine. This is beyond comparison with standard digital cameras with more features.
Excerpt: The GRD4 is what some say a small upgrade for the GRD3. This in fact is not the case. The GRD4 is way ahead of the 3. The screen is wonderful in any light. The hybrid AF system really speeds up the focusing and improves accuracy even in low light. The images appear to have more contrast and sharper. The new filters are really nice and can be accessed by the jog lever. All in all it's a great camera and a worthwhile upgrade. Problems: Just one.
Excerpt: Have moved from GRD 3 to GRD 4 and am pleased with the result, even though the change was not cheap! Camera now focuses even faster and images seem even sharper and with richer colour. More options for customisation and some great film effects, especially bleach bypass. The LCD was very good before but now its truly exceptional - have had no trouble seeing it in all kinds of light. Many things stay the same...and that's as it should be as the GRD3 was a great camera.
Summary: Although now rather overshadowed by the larger sensor GR model, this is still a brilliant camera and one of the very best for street photography. In some ways its larger depth of field lends itself more to snap-type street photography than does the GR. Improvements on the GRD 3 that really stand out are the faster focussing and the new image stabilisation. The fast lens was very useful for low light photography and now with IS it is even better.
Summary: Ricoh GR Digital IV: high-end, premium priced compact camera Pros: Shoots raw, Fast, Customizable, Excellent creative presets, Superb LCD, Bright f/1.9 Lens, Metal body with good handling, Excellent macro mode, Battery life Cons: Expensive, Small image sensor, Fixed wide lens limiting, No HD video, Focusing not as quick as expected Rating: 4/5
Summary: Okay, on the face of it this camera seems like an unexciting prospect, a (relatively) meager 10mp sensor, a fixed lens (no mega zoom) and a product made by a company more well known for their printers. However, when one does a bit of research and actually takes the specs onboard it becomes clear that this camera is a street photographers dream. The lens is a 28mm (EFL) and opens to a dreamy f1.9, it also has image stabilization and has a usable ISO up to 800.
Summary: Ich sah mich schon lange nach einer Kompaktkamera um, welche mir eine gute Bildqualität liefert. Die neuen Edelkompakten waren mir aber zu teuer. Dann stieß ich auf die aktuelle Ricoh GR, welche zwar den großen Sensor hat, aber immer noch viel Geld kostet. Zumal die Kamera für mich nur eine Ergänzung zu meiner DSLR sein sollte. Ich habe mir nun mit Absicht dieses ältere Modell gekauft, weil mir die vielen Funktionen wichtig waren.
Conclusion: Batterilivslängd: 4 Bildkvalitet: 5 Hållbarhet: 5
Gillar den grafiska looken som den gilla sensorn ger då jag uteslutande konverterar bilderna i Nik Silver Fx till Sv/v, min favorit kompakt för sv/v, dessutom mycket kreativ och diskret på gatan. Fundrar även på GR men vet inte om det är bildkvliten på en större sensor som jag, utan en finkorning komprimering med skarptecknande optik och liten sensor för högt grafiskt värde som GRIV ger.