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The Ricoh GRD4 by J T White

Iksan, South Korea. Ricoh GRD4.
Iksan, South Korea. Ricoh GRD4.

“In your opinion, what is the best digital camera ever made? I mean, if you could only have  one camera what would it be ? 
“The Ricoh GRD4.” 
“You mean the new one? The large sensor one? I think that is the GR..”
“No. I mean the Ricoh GRD4.” 
An excerpt from an interview I did recently. I wonder if it will make it into the final cut. I was being honest though. If I could have only one camera it would be the Ricoh GRD4. I’m not taking the piss. It is the best (digital) camera I have ever used. I normally don’t like “5 reasons” kinda posts but I’m going to turn this into one because I think it is the best way to organize my thoughts on this matter. So here are the 5 reasons I think the Ricoh GRD4 is the best camera I have ever used:
1. Small sensors are king for me
These days everyone rushes to get the big sensor camera. Even the guy interviewing me thought I was mistaken in saying the GRD4 and not the newer APS-C GR. Couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, I much prefer small sensor cameras for a variety of reasons.
Let me explain....

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