gr1 Film

  • 2023年2月11日

Ricoh GR1 film camera LCD and shutter failure repaired.

I cannot find a store in Japan that accepts Ricoh GR1 film cameras for repair. Then I concluded my previous repair article by saying that I would send the request overseas, but I have good news. The repair was successfully completed by a camera repair shop in Taiwan. Camera Repair Shop in Taiwan The only repair company I could find through a web search was a repair company in the […]

  • 2023年1月22日

GR1 Film camera example photo

These examples include my favorite Richo GR1s and a GR10 with the same lens. I wrote about the features of this camera in a separate article, and here I will explain the advantages and disadvantages of the GR1 based on examples of photographs, as well as the differences in depiction depending on settings. Example of GR1 negative film (PORTRA 400/160) Negative film is basically Kodak Portra 400 or 160. A […]

  • 2023年1月23日

Can a Ricoh GR1 film camera be repaired?

Failure of the GR1 is like a chronic illness, and now, more than 20 years after its release, it is almost impossible to use the GR1 in a fully working condition due to the lack of durability of its parts. I honestly think the GR1 is more fragile than other high-end compact cameras. However, I have been using this camera for over 10 years and intend to continue to use […]

  • 2023年1月8日

GR1s film camera: The reason why it is called the best snapshot camera

The GR1 series was introduced in the 1990s, when high-end compact film cameras were at their peak, and has remained highly popular even after the shift to digital cameras as the “best snap-shooting machine. I have also used a film GR1s for over 10 years, and it is my favorite camera for snapshots because of its photographic rendition and rapid-fire performance, making it the best camera for snapshots. The GR1 […]