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Review of the Ricoh GR II for Street Photography ERIC KIM

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Dear friend, 

I wanted to give you a new “no bullshit” review of the Ricoh GR II (new version, Mark II). I can honestly say that the previous Ricoh GR is the best value camera for street photography (read my review). 
So the first question you might ask is: “What is different?” Honestly, not much. 
The new Ricoh GR II has Wifi (pointless), slightly faster burst mode (never use this), and some new JPEG filters. So if you have a bigass camera and want something smaller for street photography, I think you should just pick up a used Ricoh GR on eBay, Craigslist, or somewhere else. 
But if you want a smaller camera for street photography, the price between the original Ricoh GR and Ricoh GR II (at least in America) is so similar ($530 vs $613)– so just go for the new Ricoh GR II. But if you live in the UK or somewhere else where the price difference is huge, just go with the original Ricoh GR.

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