Ricoh GR: Positive Film

I’m not one for using preset jpeg effects often, but I’ve come to like one from Ricoh quite a bit. The Positive Film effect on the GR suits my tastes. I don’t usually use presets because a BIG part of the photographic experience for me is spending time in post-processing working on images. But, there […]

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Dogs, Dogs, Dogs!

Every once in a while I go back and “mine” old photos from previous months and years. As I was doing this I came across a few photos of various dogs I’ve encountered in the streets. Some of the dogs are shop dogs, some are pampered pets and some are just neighborhood wanderers.  

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The Ricoh GR – Five Years On

I’ve gone through a few cameras over time, but this old friend sticks around and continues to impress. It’s a formula that ticks every box for me: lightweight, large sensor, fantastic 28mm lens, perfect ergonomics for the size and a straightforward interface. My biggest complaint is the poorly placed exposure comp button that tends to […]

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Eating our Way Through Paris

There are many reasons to love Paris, one of the main reasons in our book is the food. Farmer’s Markets, street vendors, causal dining, formal dining, it doesn’t matter where you go or how much you want to spend, it seems that every meal in Paris is a good meal. If you’d like more details […]

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Climbing the Pantheon – Paris

After a few years of renovations, the dome has been restored and is now open for visitors looking for sweeping views of the city. It’s not as high as other landmarks around the city, but it is still well worth the 200 step climb. The groups are led up the steps every half hour and last […]

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