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Ricoh-gr.33958617
9.3 out of 10

Ricoh GR

16 Megapixel APS-C size CMOS Image Sensor GR ENGINE V & Anti Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Ricoh GR

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Overall 8
8.0

awesome photos most of the time

pojiboy, Amazon
30 January 2015
  • Summary: expensive. tough to figure out all of the features. there are so many. awesome photos most of the time. need to be sure your focal point is correct as it is tack sharp where the camera focuses, but may not be where you were expecting.
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Overall 8
8.0

steep learning curve for me - love the fact it fits into a front pants pocket

Stephen Boice, Amazon
22 July 2014
  • Summary: steep learning curve for me - love the fact it fits into a front pants pocket, don't love the trouble I'm having with macro focusing. I'm sure it's me, though, not the camera. excited about the camera making me a better photographer all around. I wish I could find a good book out about it like on the lx5 which it replaces for me.
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Overall 8
8.0

No zoom

troy j hafner, Amazon
5 May 2014
  • Summary: Nice camera great pics but no zoom u have to crap em to enlarge the pics I guess no big deal but a zoom would of gave it a 5 star
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Overall 8
8.0

Impressive Camera!

O. carrig, Amazon
12 March 2014
  • Summary: It is too bad that Canikon dominates camera reviews and comparisons. This camera is a real gem and one of my favorite point and shoot purchases by far. I purchased this camera to replace an Sony RX100 (Dust magnet, difficult flash on/off, huge menu system, and you can't view video and images together as they are taken.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent street photography choice

Amazon Customer "Some random guy", Amazon
12 December 2013
  • Summary: This may be the perfect street photography camera. The controls are intuitive and the image quality excellent. I purchased a voightlander viewfinder and while expensive (about $200) it does allow me to focus on composition and is especially helpful using the snap focus feature. For other uses, you are probably going to be a bit limited, but for people photography where you need a compact unobtrusive package, this is an excellent choice.
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Overall 8
8.0

A pocket powerhouse

Chupacabra, Amazon
21 October 2013
  • Summary: I usually shoot with a set of Nikons and have used Olympus pens, the OMD and V1 in the past as well as played around with an x100s. This little camera is very different to any of these. It really is pocketable. I take it with me everywhere and treat it like a point and shoot but the quality of the images is extremely impressive thanks to an APS-C sensor I'm not sure if there's a sharper 28 equivalent lens out there, not that sharpness is everything of course.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid point and shoot

Peter Diantoni "Pete_D", Amazon
12 October 2013
  • Summary: I'm a professional photographer, and was looking for a small camera to keep with me most times. The Ricoh GR is simply awesome. The dng raw files have incredible depth and tonal range, the lens is sharp and I really like the features of the camera. Macro mode and the intervalometer are used extensively, along with the built in 2-stop ND filter. Another great feature, which lends heavily to image sharpness is the removal of the low-pass filter on the sensor.
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Overall 8
8.0

clearly designed by and for street photographers

Magnus, Amazon
18 September 2013
  • Summary: I've worked in a number of genres over the years, and have always enjoyed street photography, but had always been impaired by the use of general purpose cameras like SLR's, TLR's, and even P&S's like the Yashica T4, Canon Powershot S95, or Canon G12. This purchase had been my first investment in a real purpose-built street camera. My budget had been considerably higher, and the final cameras in the running were this, the Fujifilm X100S, and the Sony DSCRX1R .
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Camera in Raw Mode.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
24 August 2013
  • Summary: I own a Sony RX100 II and the Ricoh GR. After comparing the two I was set to return the Ricoh as the pictures from the Sony looked better and sharper under large magnification. Turns out the JPEG engine in the Ricoh is not so good. The Sony's pictures shot in Raw and JPEG look very good. The Ricoh produces excellent raw images but the JPEG's are definitely not as good.
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Overall 8
8.0

A true gem for those prepare to do a little digging

Oscar Hamilton, Amazon
15 August 2013
  • Summary: Lets begin by saying that contrary to what most might imagine, anyone, regardless of skill or artistic sensibility would be well served by owning this camera. After all, its fixed focal length, small pocketable size and extraordinary ability to yield B&W images make it the 21st equivalent of an uber Instamatic, albeit a very expensive one.
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