Ricoh GR1S: The Professional Compact


Ricoh gr series. with lens so sharp, your eyes will hurt.

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I got my Ricoh gr1s compact 2 years ago and have never been happier since. It is my everyday pocket camera and has all the features of an slr packed into its super slim and slick body. It is practically glued to my hands 24/7. I will always rely on it to deliver awesome shots in all situations and it has never failed me.

The lovely 28mm/f2.8 lens so awesomely sharp and contrasty that any shots coming out of it automatically becomes nice. Its also has bulb mode and aperture control which makes it awesome for night shoots and low light photography.

The only bad point about it is the life span of the lcd screen on the camera. It seems to slowly fade and die after a few years of use. mine has started to become a little faulty and does not display anything at times. But I still love you gr1s. you are the most reliable one. If you ever come across one of these babies for cheap, grab it fast and you’ll definitely love it.

written by sumlom on 2010-05-03 in #reviews #review #ricoh-gr1s #camera


  1. spendospend
    spendospend ·

    awesome gallery!!!

  2. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Really sharp and well balanced pictures! Love the mirror shot (n°15)

  3. stouf
    stouf ·

    So great ! And I think the lomographer behind the camera is also responsible for the beauty of the gallery...

  4. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    stunning quality of the camera and lomographer too!

  5. quaisoir
    quaisoir ·

    great review shawn!that's a lovely gallery...i see lots of ur great shots come from this's def a keeper! :)

  6. satomi
    satomi ·

    what a beautiful set of pictures! great location, too!

  7. charwang
    charwang ·

    i want a gr1s now!

  8. juznobsrvr
    juznobsrvr ·

    stunning captures... the 1st one is my fave... well done

  9. sumlom
    sumlom ·

    thanks guys :)

  10. plyshbel
    plyshbel ·

    Great camera and review!

  11. cubilas
    cubilas ·

    gimme gimme! unfortunately it's too expensive for my wallet

  12. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·


  13. falsedigital
    falsedigital ·

    I love shot 16. Really really good.

  14. middernachtlopper
    middernachtlopper ·

    Stunning gallery!

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