I’m a black camera and black t-shirt kind of shooter. The combo is both stealthy and slimming and that’s enough for me! But every once in a while a camera comes along that makes me say, “Damn!” Behold, the Ricoh GR IIIx Urban Edition! Hit the jump for all the details!
The Ricoh GR II is the latest in a long line of street photography cameras and it enjoys an almost legendary status among street photographers. I shot the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval with this little wonder cam and I’ve got a few things to say about it. Hit the jump for the full Ricoh GR II street photography review!
Leica is well known for its outlandish special edition cameras from the Ralph Gibson Monochrom to the puzzling M Edition 60 that was the first digital rangefinder without an LCD screen. But these were all stupidly expensive and way beyond the reach of any but the wealthiest camera collectors. Ricoh proves Leica isn’t the only game in town with the new GR II Premium Kit that’s within the reach of upper middle class photographers. Hit the jump for more info.
The Ricoh GR is one of the all time great compact cameras for street photography with it’s stealthy operation and amazing lens. But time marches forward and the all new Ricoh GR II has been announced. And it’s pretty much the exact same camera as the original GR but they’ve added Wi-Fi. Cue the marching band! Hit the jump for more info.