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04-17-2015, 07:31 PM   #136
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Great pics in this thread. Im very keen to get a Grd. Possibly one of the ccd models. maybe its imagination but it feels like the III and IV have gone up in asking price over recent months. Relative to the V.
I have a 3, but I want a 4. Where are you seeing them for sale? I check ebay every so often but never see any at all.

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The iv's seem to appear on ebay, often in japan, every now and then. There are currently ones selling in England, spain and japan but the prices are getting up towards an aussie stock V.



How do you like your III? I have slightly trembling hands so i figure the IS in the IV is the way to go. But i like samples i see from III's. They are also a bit easier to find and cheaper.

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The iv's seem to appear on ebay, often in japan, every now and then. There are currently ones selling in England, spain and japan but the prices are getting up towards an aussie stock V.



How do you like your III? I have slightly trembling hands so i figure the IS in the IV is the way to go. But i like samples i see from III's. They are also a bit easier to find and cheaper.
OK, I guess I need to look more often.

I also have the trembles, but its not as bad using the GRD as I expected.
eg. shot the following from a moving train. 2x trembly stuff



I also got the X100 when it came out and also with that, no issues.

I think its to do with the single focal length. Don't ask me to keep even a small zoom steady without having IS activated.
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Not quite a GR, but i picked up an old GX to tide me over:





the fantastic control layout has definitely reinforced that i want a GRD of some description.

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Nice! I love the layout and the controls too. I don't know how the GR controls compare with the GRD, one would hope they are much the same. I did notice that Tav has been added to the control dial, but not sure about the software controls.
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I miss my GRDIII at times - totally different vibe from that sensor and it could focus in the dark. That said, the GR(V) certainly has never *genuinely* disappointed me.

Up on the Staircase trail in Western Washington.
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Enjoyable thread! Here are a few from my GRD2:









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Still got my GRD3. Still bringing it out occasionally. Have to do a lot of spot adjustment in LR to take care of the hot pixels though.



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(And looks like I never posted this one either. So...)

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Still got my GRD3. Still bringing it out occasionally. Have to do a lot of spot adjustment in LR to take care of the hot pixels though.



Those are some beauts, Andrew. I sold my GRDIII about a year after picking up the GR - sometimes I miss it. It had a scrappier, more visceral texture to the photos, but still with that very signature GR film-like digital "grain", plus it was quite a bit snappier with the added benefit of phase-detect focus (GR has contrast only).

On another note, I wish I could get in to edit my posts here with all the broken links - I'm finding them in many spots on the forum and I'm certain I've not altered anywhere NEAR as many shots as seem to be broken. Not sure what's going on at Flickr. :-/
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On another note, I wish I could get in to edit my posts here with all the broken links - I'm finding them in many spots on the forum and I'm certain I've not altered anywhere NEAR as many shots as seem to be broken. Not sure what's going on at Flickr. :-/
I'm with you on that. Though I know what's going on with mine: I fiddle with my tags way too much in LR, resulting in constantly broken links.

(And focus is one of the reasons I never sold this thing off: it may not have great ISO range, but it nevers misses focus.)
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(And focus is one of the reasons I never sold this thing off: it may not have great ISO range, but it nevers misses focus.)
Hear hear. That thing could focus in the near-dark. Was a best friend while I traveled for a year and half. That's really my only complaint about the GR is it will *still* hunt in lowlight at times... It's far better after updates than it was on release, but missing that phase detection really hurts it. I hope they bring it back - if they did it might entice me to upgrade again... in fact that'd likely be the only thing to bring me over.
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