Josh White wrote Ricoh GRDIII: walking to work, or how he feels with using the GRDIII as a street shooter when he walks to work. The GRD is one of these small P&S camera that advanced camera user seems to appreciate. Full control and fast prime lens.
Josh preferred camera seems to be a Leica M9. Here is his conclusion on the Ricoh:
Honestly, I wouldnâ€™t trade my M9 for anything. Itâ€™s a beautiful, beautiful camera and itâ€™s easily the best camera Iâ€™ve ever used. However, for 90% of the photography I do the GRDIII would be enough. If youâ€™re a street photographer who doesnâ€™t want to break the bank I highly recommend this little Ricoh. Needless to say Iâ€™m a big fan.
I personally have a GRDII which is not much different – older sensor, a bit more noise, basically. I have used it a couple of times for street shooting. Honestly I think I should give it more love ; it is time I give it a real ride in that field.
Don’t forget to check Josh’s set on Flickr.