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Hi, Ricoh GX200

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I have been doing some searching to satisfy my appetite for a new camera.  Taking stock of what cameras are in my arsenal, I found the fun, the serious and the speedy ones there.  What do I want? So I have been carrying each of them for a few days and shooting in a hope to find out if any of them needs an upgrade.  The more I shoot, the more confirmed my belief is that no camera makes a good photographer.  Certainly,the image quality varies and the bigger the sensor the better. But there is a way to work around every shortfall. As for the GX200, its grainy character could make tasty black and white images.
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That said, the Ricoh GR has come down lots in price which makes it very a tempting new acquisition. The B & H offers it at a reduced price with a free GV1 and a high capacity SD card.  Amazon offers one at a moderately higher price BUT with a GV1, a spare battery and a Ricoh flashgun!
In Hong Kong, there is the limited edition which comes with a specially treated body, the GH3 plus shade and the special leather strap with camera case. The price? Same as a new Ricoh GR. Irresistible. Now the only probably deal breaker is the seemingly prevalent dust spot on sensor issue.
So, I don’t rush to a conclusion, but close to one.
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