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tattooedwalker(Ricoh GX200)

I have a great afternoon with my trusty GX200. After much testing and trying and searching for a new camera befitting my need in doing street photography, I still can’t find one capable of beating the Ricoh's in terms of the user interface. GRD4 is the only better choice for IQ's sake.  But after an afternoon with the GX200, it is obvious that the camera does offer great IQ up to ISO 200. What're most endearing and important to street photographers are its superb ergonomics and consistency / straight-forwardness in customisable functions which, unlike the Sony RX100 for example, do not feel falling all over different buttons and wheels in a confusing way. No street photographers will be happy to miss the shot presenting itself around the corner just because the camera obliges him or her to fumble for the right buttons and wheels. Either putting most functions in those physical elements or hiding them in layers of menus make not much difference in accessibility to me.

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