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Ricoh GR Digital V to Feature an APS-C Sensor

It may be some time away but I stumbled upon this small post and just had to share
It may not be the most popular series of compact cameras, but the Ricoh GR Digital line has attracted a sizable cult following of photographers around the world — particularly street shooters. From the time the original GRD was announced at Photokina 2004 until the most recent GRD IV, the cameras have offered smaller 1/1.77-inch CCD sensors. That will soon change: a trusted source tells us that the Ricoh GR Digital V will feature a larger APS-C sensor.

1/1.7-inch is a popular sensor size that’s used in many “large sensor compact cameras,” including the Canon G12, Canon S110, and Nikon P7100. It’s a good deal larger than the sensors found inside most smartphones and point-and-shoots, but far smaller than the APS-C sensors that are starting to become popular in mirrorless cameras.
Here’s a comparison showing how much larger APS-C sensors are than 1/1.7-inch sensors:

Our source tells us that…

On Phone

I hardly ever shoot colour, or at least envision the images I make in the context of a colour. On this occasion I did so I decided to keep it that way.

I don't know how often I will be updating this blog, but I will as often as possible. I need to make the time is my obvious excuse.

I have been putting a fare bit of my time into a couple of other projects. The first is a personal one which you can have a peek at
the work consists of large format portraits of friends. Simple and very rewarding, working in large format really is a wonderfully refreshing method of capturing images. It forces you to slow down take a breath and watch.

The seconded project is a joint venture with other like minded people in West End. the suburb of Brisbane where I currently reside. We have formed the West End Camera Club. Currently we have a temporary Blog site up and running with a full Web site half way completed. We do hope to be ready to go online by the end of the month (f…