Ricoh GR II

Announced Jun 17, 2015 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 mm

Legendary is probably not an understatement. So many reviews have been written and everything has already been said. So I will just leave a sample and a review video with loads of images. In short: (1) Snap focus is great (2) Full Press Snap is even greater (3) The size is perfect (4) The lens dust sucks (5) The colors are just ok Review featuring the X70: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s ...

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Review based on GR II with firmware v.3.00 I've used and owned every digital GR made. I love GR's. I currently have four of them. But I have a lot of compact cameras from many manufacturers, all of which I also would endorse and personally use. With that out of the way, you might think I'm being biased in Ricoh's favor because I like them so much, but the opposite would be true. I hold GR's to a very high standard and any deviation from that standard would definitely be criticized here, trust ...

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So, i started from a micro 4/3 olympus OMD-EM5 system. I got so excited with photography I sold everything and made the jump to nikon full frame (d750). A few months later I discovered something that was quite obvious: even with a compact 50mm prime, I did not carry my d750 with me all the time and I was missing a lot of shots. I'm always thinking of photos and not having any camera with me at all times makes me nervous. So I saw a ton of videos and read a ton of reviews. The decision was ...

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For quite few years I have heard, and admired, what Ricoh was doing with the GR line. A small, compact, big sized sensor camera. Time passed and finally the release of the Ricoh GR II but the cost was too high for me so I waited for some used deal in eBay but just when I thought all was lost (well not really, I just waited long time), there was a spectacular discount on the Ricoh GR II in Amazon that was hard to pass by: the new Ricoh was the 20€ more expensive than the previous Ricoh(!). And ...

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