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Why I still love film…..


In a nutshell…. I love my Ricoh GR1s. It rides comfortably in my pocket and is instantly available when a photo opportunity pops up. Unlike digital, I can drop the roll of film off at the local supermarket photo counter … Continue reading

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Oh dear! I’m selling my Ricoh GRD III…..


You know how it is…when the time comes to let something go that you love dearly? That’s the feeling I have today as I offer my favorite digicam for sale. It’s a Ricoh GRD III, one of the very best … Continue reading

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Daido Moriyama and Ricoh GR


Whenever you mention Daido Moriyama’s name, everybody automatically thinks of Ricoh GR cameras. Well, I’m sorry to say I think those who do, are mistaken, an dthat includes me! I also thought that he used Ricoh cameras exclusively, but it … Continue reading

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Why not treat yourself to a Ricoh GRD…Daido Moriyama’s favourite camera?


My Ricoh GRD has been reduced from it’s previous offer price…you can now own one of these superb cameras for just US$179 (or £118.99) The Ricoh is the most favoured camera for millions of professional as well as amateur photographers, … Continue reading

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How does Daido Moriyama get his shots?


Despite having written several articles about this very subject, I still get emailed this question at least 4 or 5 times every month, believe it or not! And every month I reply with the same answer! What’s that? Read on… … Continue reading

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Please! No more “what camera does Daido Moriyama use”..!!


Pleeeeease! No more! I’m still getting emails by the dozen about this! So what if Daido uses a Ricoh, or a Nikon, or a Canon? So what? Let’s use what we have, or what we can afford, or what we … Continue reading

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In response to ” we want to know about the Ricoh GRD IV”


I have had so many emails from readers asking for my take on the Ricoh GRD IV recently, that I thought it necessary to do a short post on it. As regular readers may also know, I did have a … Continue reading

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Looking for a twin lens reflex camera? I can help you decide


For anyone who wishes to start using film cameras, there could be no better idea than to begin with a twin lens reflex medium format camera (tlr from now on!). There are many reasons for picking one of these cameras … Continue reading

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Digital camera lets me down at the last moment!


Get ready for an almighty rant against digital cameras, folks! I was invited to a friend’s graduation ceremony and so I foolishly decided to take a digital camera with me, instead of one of my usual film cameras, knowing full … Continue reading

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Playing about with the Ricoh GRD I pocket camera!


More shots taken with the Ricoh GRD? Yes! I’ve been putting the camera through it’s paces recently and above are some more shots I took yesterday, fresh from my garden mostly. I’ve got some more monochrome work done with the … Continue reading

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