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Latest Review Posted Ricoh GR II
I was tired of lugging my DSLR when mtn biking or doing long hikes, and I wanted something compact and light that wont break the bank. This definitely fit the bill. I was able to take it out both biking and hiking this past weekend and was extremely pleased with the results. I recommend purchasing a mini-tripod to get some great slow-shutter shots for landscapes. Cons: 18mm APS-C Fixed focal length lens (may be a con for some, but the simplification can definitely be beneficial) Optional wired shutter release vs option for IR remote shutter release Must buy battery charger separately if you don’t want to charge battery in-camera (recommend buying non-Ricoh brand charger for savings) Pros: 18mm APS-C is a very usable focal length in many situations 14mm APS-C wide angle conversion lens (sold separately) with surprisingly excellent image quality (highly recommend getting this) Note: this weighs almost as much as the camera itself Macro conversion lens (I do not have this, so I cannot comment on quality, but it amplifies magnification and allows you to get closer to objects) Highly customizable menus and buttons 6 savable user modes (the dial has 3, but you can switch them out easily with other saved user modes) Relatively quick and snappy focus Accepts filters with the GH-3 attachment (49mm) Wired shutter release has a ‘half press’ for focusing just like the camera. It is actually more a ‘touch press’ which is really nice Selectable ND filter. This i...



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