For the last few days I have been shooting with my Ricoh GRD IV set to a custom setting ‘positive film’. I have written before about the great menu system on this little fixed focal length compact, with full manual controls.Positive film is a setting I have not, until this last week, used. I must say I like the colour settings it provides. Of course, one can just shoot straight raw/jpeg and adjust in post processing, but sometimes its fun just to customise it in the camera (as the Ricoh does very well) and shoot. Hence aside from resizing and signature, today’s image is from camera.
With an overall busy weekend, I got up early and took the opportunity to take a walk around the Bayswater area on the North Shore. Stopping at a cliff top, looking out west, we can see the Bayswater Marina, and then further in the distance, to the right, the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
As the sun slowly sinks towards the horizon, we see the end of another weekend. Im not quite sure where the weekend has gone!
This is nice. The Ricoh range is one I’ve looked at for a while, particularly the GXR but they are quite expensive.
Thanks. I think Ricoh get it spot on with their menu and operation in general. The GXR is a nice piece of kit I would not say no to, but as you say, a little pricy also.
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