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With the hashtag #shoot_GR, RICOH aims to help building communities among RICOH GR photographers. The use of the hashtag #shootgGR_... and the city name of where the image was taken, e.g. #shootGR_Berlin, #shootGR_London or #shootGR_Paris - to name the three most used tags in Europe - is a good indicator of where most GR photographers can be found. And if interest is sufficiently high and the number of hashtags exceeds the 1,000 mark, this is the trigger to plan a meetup in that city.   After a first event in Paris, there was the GR community in Berlin met on...

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As the community of GR Photographers continues to grow, each of you have your own experiences as you continue your journey in photography. These articles are dedicated to sharing these stories and different the perspectives of photographers as they continue to build their work into a portfolio of images. Here is one story of one photographer, Álvaro Manuel Vegazo Gallego – using the GR City Hashtag #shootGR_SanlúcardeBarrameda   Álvaro Manuel Vegazo Gallego was born and raised in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain. Working as a technical engineer for over 20 years. Whist working on projects for the construction of bridges and...

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Cast your mind back a couple of years, when we were enjoying time with our friends and families, and were blissfully unaware of how a microscopic organism could have such a drastic impact on our day-to-day lives. Then as the 2020 continued to unfold, events, concerts, sports – everything cancelled. We had to adapt both in our personal and professional lives. Reality hit as we quickly realised the dream of working of working from home also came its challenges – we picture the baby and toddler making their debut during a live BBC interview. Business activities within RICOH also had...

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RICOH GR is proud to announce sponsorship of The 5th SPi Awards from Street Photography International. Since 1996, the mission of GR is to be “always in the heart Photography”. During this time, we have continually made it our mission to produce the most powerful camera to have with you – and today, thanks to the large image sensor, and combined with compact size, this is made possible with the RICOH GR. For this reason, it has been a popular choice amongst street photographers, with the minimalistic design, discreetly disguising a powerful imaging tool. We often get feedback that subjects...

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GR IIIx Urban Edition - Special Limited Kit Inspired by the asphalt of big-city streets, and the lights of the sky and neon that reflect in them, the RICOH GR IIIx ""Urban Edition"" is offered in a metallic gray body color. This elaborately designed surface not only looks particularly classy, it also ensures a pleasant and secure grip feeling. In addition to the special housing color, the blue lens ring is an external feature of this series. The GR IIIx Urban Edition, is offered as a Special Limited Kit in an edition of 2,000 pieces worldwide.It includes, in addition to...

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