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Ricoh Pentax faces a defining moment

Ricoh Pentax: The Beginning of the End or the Start of a Bright Future?

Ricoh seemingly made the significant announcement that it would cease the mass production of digital cameras (which includes the Pentax brand), shifting instead to a direct-to-market model. For now, it only affects its business in Japan, although the ramifications could affect its business more widely. What does this mean for Ricoh (and Pentax) and their future?

The Best Used Digital Cameras

The Best Used Digital Cameras to Buy in 2022

While there are many advantages to buying a brand new camera -- including a manufacturer warranty and, well, the fact that it’s never been used by anyone else -- there are likewise a plethora of reasons to buy cameras on the used market.

7 Reasons Why the Ricoh GR is the Perfect Travel Companion (For Now)

My name is Hendrik Wieduwilt, and I'm a journalist and photographer based in Berlin, Germany. I went to Cuba with a full frame DSLR and ended up deliberately using only a compact, the Ricoh GR -- and not even the latest version (the almost identical GR II).

Return of the Legend: Hands-On with the Ricoh GR

This is a “first look” preview of a pre-production unit of the Ricoh GR, which I have been fortunate enough to get my hands on -- for a day. My time with it is limited to the half-day of shooting I had, and I am only sharing my initial impressions of it.

The images are selected to demonstrate the fast response of the Ricoh GR, and not the noise performance because it will not be fair to make any judgment based on a pre-production unit. Most of the images are in monochrome because I prefer black-and-white in street photography. None of the images have been cropped, to demonstrate the focal length effect of the Ricoh GR.