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Note that no polarizer and no lens shade were used: there are no filter threads on the Ricoh GR, and the optional attachment for both purposes was not available. Hence this is the plain unfiltered and unshaded lens at work.
A reader of the diglloyd blog wrote to say that the Ricoh GR is no good for shooting pictures of small children, like her grandchildren, so what else should she look at. Beats me.
A moment in time
I like a 28mm (equiv) lens a great deal for close-range portraits with environmental context. It doesn’t flatten the perspective as does a 50mm, or even a 35mm.
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