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Posted in good design, GR21, things we like, tools of the trade by hemmant jha on March 8, 2009

Ricoh GR21 just arrived from the UK. This is, arguably, the best point and shoot camera ever – and the only compact camera made with a 21mm lens. I’m told only one thousand were ever produced [typical production runs are at least in the tens, if not hundreds of thousands], which makes this acquisition particularly exciting.

Performance and quality details to follow as I shoot my first roll with this machine and familiarize myself with its operation. In the interim, here are the features and specifications.

gr21-package-1

gr21-package-7

gr21-package-8

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  1. 49 « thinkmore said, on March 10, 2009 at 5:18 am

    […] images were shot on film with a Ricoh GR21 […]

  2. 13 « thinkmore said, on April 27, 2009 at 7:15 pm

    […] version of the GR21 – same classic lines, superb construction and picture […]

  3. 76 « thinkmore said, on April 29, 2009 at 6:14 pm

    […] photography, and the cameras I use are street shooters [pocketable, high quality, fast] – Ricoh GR21 and Ricoh GR1S. As such, I have no use for tripods. When a stable perch is called for, a coffee […]

  4. 85 « thinkmore said, on May 21, 2009 at 1:37 pm

    […] GR1s / GR21 with Ilford […]

  5. 161 « thinkmore said, on January 10, 2010 at 11:18 am

    […] moderately overwhelming for some, a turn-off for others. Clearly, like most things special [1, 2, 3 ], this is not for […]


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