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The Camera You Have With You.

Have a very busy weekend planned with Mrs MelbourneStreetPhotography’s birthday happening today! Despite this, I managed to squeeze the little Ricoh GR into my bag for a trip into the city. There was no plan to shoot anything, but whenever I am going into the city for whatever reason, a camera usually accompanies me. The […]

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Ricoh GR External Optical Viewfinder GV-2

I hardly ever pick up digital gear on my way out the door for a photo walk. Using live view on digital just doesn’t get me excited. Call me an elitist, or whatever you like, but I just hate using live view and chimping. When the awesome new Ricoh GR digital turned up in my […]

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Ricoh GR Digital Compact

Mid to long focal lengths have been my preferred lenses to reach for when heading out to see what is out there to photograph. My absolute favourite (which will probably change next week – like my fave camera of the week) is 135mm on 35mm. Long enough to get closer, and still short enough to […]

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Ricoh GR1V Camera Review

Simon Stephenson got me hooked on the Ricoh GR1V – a little surprise of a camera. You can now read my review of the wonderful newish digital version of the Ricoh GR here! Ricoh have a fair bit of cred in the compact camera space. The GR series of 35mm film cameras have continued into […]

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Wide Angle Photography – Thoughts from a Heretic

135mm (my preferred focal length) gets you nice a close without getting people’s faces. Wide angle photography offers no such buffer zone. Most streety stylin’ photographers I know seem to preach a wide angle faith bordering on fanatical – so what have I been missing? In order to explore wide angle a little more, I […]

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