Ricoh GR III Long Term Review With Recommended Camera Settings

The Ricoh GR III (3) is the street camera king of 2019 and it gets a long term review from Mattias Burling. He also gives us his favorite settings for street photography and landscapes for the Ricoh GR III.

Burling shows of some of his great photos while walking use through his Ricoh GR III U1, U2, and U3 camera presets.

Since he has been using the Ricoh for six months he though it was time for an update how he is getting along with the compact crop-sensor camera. The quick answer is that it has worked like advertised. In his words, it has lived up to its title, The Street King.

Top Features:
24mp APS-C CMOS sensor, AA filter simulation (option), 14bit output
18.3mm f/2.8 lens giving 28mm equivalent (in 35mm terms)
9 blade diaphragm for enhanced bokeh
Sensor image stabilisation (3-axis, pitch, yaw, roll), 4 stops
3inch touch-screen, 1m pixels
Hybrid / Contrast and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF)
ISO up to ISO 102400
Full HD Video, 60/30fps
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 (for ImageSync app)
USB C connection
Built-in ND filter
6-12cm macro focus mode
Dual-axis electronic level
2GB built-in (can record 140+ JPEG images)


You can find the Ricoh GR III here on the cheap.