Ricoh GR III

The Ricoh GR III continues Ricoh’s long-running series of GR cameras that have become favorites of street photographers and as pocketable cameras for travel photographers. The series started with film cameras and then evolved into digital. The GR III was released in September 2018. It features a 28mm ƒ/2.8 built-in lens and has an APS-C sensor. (Note: There’s also a GR Digital III that is an older camera (2009) with a smaller sensor.)

Ricoh GR III Compact Digital Camera. Photo by David Coleman "

Ricoh GR III Accessories

Here are some of the key accessories and replacement part numbers for the Ricoh GR III compact camera.

Ricoh GR III Batteries. Photo by David Coleman "

Ricoh GR III Battery & Charger Types & Recommendations

The Ricoh GR III comes with a small battery. So a spare is a useful accessory to have on hand. Whether you’re looking for a replacement or spare battery for your Ricoh GR III, here’s a rundown of what battery model to get and how to get the most out of it.

Ricoh GR III SD Memory Cards. Photo by David Coleman "

Ricoh GR III SD Memory Card Recommendations

Looking for a new memory card for your Ricoh GR III? Here are my practical recommendations on good options that work well in this camera, have a proven track record or reliability, and are cost-effective.

Ricoh GW-4 0.75x Wide Conversion Lens for the Ricoh GR III. Photo by David Coleman "

Ricoh GW-4 21mm Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for Ricoh GR III Test & Review

Ricoh has introduced a specialized wide-angle lens for the Ricoh GR III, expanding the standard 28mm lens to a broader 21mm. So if love the GR III but wish it had a wider lens, this might just be the fix you’re after. I’ve been testing it out on the GR III. Here’s how it works and what the real-world results look like in practical terms. I’ve found that it does an excellent job optically, but it comes with one important negative.

Ricoh GR III Compact Digital Camera. Photo by David Coleman "

Ricoh GR III ISO Range Examples

The Ricoh GR III has an ISO range from 100 to 102400. Here are some high-resolution practical examples of how that translates in real-world shooting.

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Ricoh GR III Sample Images

I’ve been out shooting with the new Ricoh GR III high-end compact camera. For good reason, the GR cameras have long had a cult following among street photographers and travel photographers. Here’s a collection of high-resolution sample images I’ve taken with it.