A&P Remember that odd little Ricoh camera I talked about a while back?

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  1. Jonny Chimpo

    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    Well...lookie here:

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    I just brought the demo home, I'll have it for a couple days before I have to take it back. They just wanted my opinion on it.

    It's an interesting idea, I just don't know how practical it is.

    Ricoh is showing some interesting concepts using this camera though: http://dc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/20100311_353988.html

    I'm particularly intrigued by these:
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    left to right: Bellows with remote back, Leica M mount and Hasselblad mount. :eek4:

    I haven't really formed any opinion of the thing yet, and no pics from the camera yet either. I've just been playing with the UI which is really crude.

    I'll try to play with it this weekend though.

    Reviews:
    http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/ricohgxrs10/
    http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/ricohgxra12/

    The real question is would you pay Canon 7D money to own one. I'm thinking probably no. :o
     
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    so this had the sensor in the removable assembly? do the MF style mounts actually get a nice fat sensor or just a fingernail sized one smacked in the middle?
     
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    wow the bellows assy is on a cable..
     
  5. jared_IRL

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    I love what they're doing with this camera and their general direction...

    The results don't really make it worth the effort yet though...
     

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