Quote Originally Posted by Ailsa
Absolutely without a shadow of a doubt any of the models in the Ricoh GR1 range. Unbelievably sharp lens (fixed, 28mm), and the compact camera of choice for many professionals such as Joe Cornish and Charlie Waite. I even know photographers who've shot 35mm slide with it and had them used as magazine covers.
I've got a picture I took in Italy 25 years ago with an Olympus XA/Kodachrome 64 . Blown up to 16x 20, still looks great.

I'd try to find a used XA or XA2...what a lens in a fine little camera.. DB