I have been provided a Ricoh GRD V (no strings attached) from
Pentax-Ricoh. However I will try to keep this review as un-biased as
Disclaimer aside, I think this is currently
hands-down the best bang-for-the-buck digital camera for street
photography currently out there right now (will release soon for $850 AUS).
I love the compact size, the superb image quality and high-ISO
performance, as well as the ergonomics and handling. It has been
travelling with me alongside my Leica MP as a second shooter — and the
camera seriously kicks ass.
While I still prefer
shooting with film at the end of the day, it is an amazing camera and I
highly recommend it to all street photographers who want a smaller
alternative. Keep reading for more of my thoughts on the camera.
note I don’t really care for spec sheets and technical aspects, so I
will keep this review as practical as possible for actual usage on the