Ricoh Announces the New Pentax KF DSLR Camera

Ricoh Imaging announces a new Pentax KF, a slightly-tweaked version of its K-70 APS-C DSLR camera.

The Pentax KF DSLR will be available in black starting ‘late November 2022’ on Ricoh Imaging’s online shop for $849.95, body only. If you pair it with the Pentax DA L 18–55mm F3.5–5.6 AL WR lens as a kit, it’ll set you back $949.95. Limited-edition ‘Crystal Blue’ and ‘Crystal White’ versions of the KF will also be available exclusively through Ricoh Imaging’s online shop for $899.95 (only 700 of each are being produced).

Pre-orders are coming soon at AdoramaB&H Photo, and Amazon. Continue reading “Ricoh Announces the New Pentax KF DSLR Camera”

Adorama Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for 2022

Black Friday is live and here are the Adorama Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for 2022.

Adorama Camera is one of the top online stores for digital photography and camera gears. In 2022, the store announced their Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for 2022 shopping season including cameras, lenses, gaming, home electronics, lighting & studio, computers, video, drives, SSD & storage, camera Accessories, drones & sports, audio, musical instruments and more.

Below are the detailed brand saving pages at Adorama: Continue reading “Adorama Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for 2022”

Rumors : New Pentax KF DSLR to be Announced Soon

According to latest rumors Ricoh will announce a new Pentax KF DSLR camera. The Pentax KF will be available in three different colors (some limited editions):

  • Black
  • Crystal White (limited to 700 units)
  • Crystal Blue (limited to 700 units)

The Pentax KF kit will come with the 18-55WR lens. The Japanese pricing will be:

  • Pentax KF camera body: 119,800 yen (around $800)
  • Pentax KF lens kit: 139,800 yen (around $1,000)

Shipping is expected to start on November 25th, 2022.

Via digicame-info

ON1 2023 Launched

ON1 2023. The new ON1 Photo RAW 2023 is now available to order.  ON1 says the new version is ‘the most significant update in ON1 Photo RAW’s history.’ The software includes many new features, including AI-powered tools designed to make organizing and editing your photos faster and easier.

ON1 Photo RAW is the ultimate photo editor and raw processor. It includes everything you need and it’s the best photo editing software for Mac or Windows. ON1 2023 is available now for $99.99 for a perpetual license for new customers, while previous owners of any ON1 products can upgrade to the 2023 version for $79.99. Continue reading “ON1 2023 Launched”

Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift Lens Announced, Price $1,099

Venus Optics has announced the new Laowa 20mm f/4 ultra-wide-angle shift Lens. The US price of this lens is $1,099 and available in 8 mounts including Canon EF and RF, Nikon F and Z, Sony E, Pentax K, L mount and Fujifilm G mount (via an adapter).  are sold at Adorama and B&H

Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift is an ultra-wide-angle shift lens that you cannot resist. On top of the high image sharpness and nearly no distortion (Zero-D), the lens also comes with a rotatable lens hood for avoiding flares and protecting the front lens element.

The amount of shift is ±11mm for full-frame cameras and ±8mm for medium format cameras, making it super easy to capture architectural and interior photography in a corrected perspective. Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift expands Laowa’s Shift Lens line-up giving you an addition option for distinct needs. Continue reading “Laowa 20mm f/4 Zero-D Shift Lens Announced, Price $1,099”

Pentax K-3 III, K-1 & K-1 II Firmware Updates Released

Pentax released the new firmware updates for Pentax K-3 Mark III($1,999.95 at B&HAdorama), K-1 Mark II and Pentax K-1 DSLR.

Download links:

Pentax K-3 Mark III Firmware Version 1.41

Changes to V1.41

[Enhanced features]

  • • Added Astrotracer Type 3. For details refer to the PDF manual.Click here

[Others]

  • Improved AF accuracy and stability during viewfinder shooting.
  • Improved stability for general performance.
  • * When this update is done, the contents of version 1.31 and earlier will be also updated.
  • * When this update is done, you will not be able to restore back to version 1.31 or earlier.

Pentax K-1 Mark II Firmware Version 1.30

[Enhanced features]

  • Added [SATOBI] to Custom Image.

[Others]

  • Improved stability for general performance.
  • * When this update is done, the contents of version 1.21 and earlier will be also updated.
  • * When this update is done, you will not be able to restore back to version 1.21 or earlier.

Pentax K-1 Firmware Version 1.60

Changes to V1.60

[Enhanced features]

  • Added [SATOBI] to Custom Image.

[Others]

  • Improved stability for general performance.
  • * When this update is done, the contents of version 1.55 and earlier will be also updated.
  • * When this update is done, you will not be able to restore back to version 1.55 or earlier.

B&H Photo WPPI Special Deals: Save Big on SD-Cards, MacBooks, Accessories and More

B&H Photo started its WPPI 2022 sale and you can see everything they have to offer here. Some Specials Need Promo Code “BHWPPI22

The big WPPI deals are now online at BHphoto (Click here). You can filter through:

  1. Camera/lens deals
  2. Storage Media Deals (great SD card deals!)
  3. Photo Accessories
  4. Lighting Deals
  5. Computer Deals (Apple MacBooks, Lenovo and more)
  6. Video Gear Deals

Ricoh THETA X 360° Camera now Available for Pre-order

The newly announced Ricoh THETA X 360° Camera is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama for $796.99.

The Ricoh Theta X utilises a new CMOS sensor and image processor that can capture 48-megapixel, 360-degree still images. Users can also select from two image sizes: 11K for high-resolution bright-light indoor photography and 5.5K to capture images easily and efficiently in other conditions.

Ricoh Theta X 360 camera can record 5.7K 360 video and boasts a 2.25-inch touchscreen display. Here are the full details : Continue reading “Ricoh THETA X 360° Camera now Available for Pre-order”

Best CFast Memory Cards in 2022

Looking for the best CFast memory cards for your camera? Here is the full list of our top recommended & fastest CFast cards in 2022.

Currently, Sony, SanDisk, Lexar, Delkin Devices, ProGrade Digital, Angelbird and others have already released their CFast memory cards, but not every CFast memory card will work well with your camera. Like all memory cards, speed and performance are different between the different brands, and some CFast cards can offer better performance than the others. Whether you are a professional cinematographer or a photo enthusiast, buying a fast card is always worth it, or you may have to wait longer for the buffer to clear or end up with recording errors and loose all your footage.

  • Fast write speed provides fast buffer clearing time between burst shots optimizing your shooting experience.
  • Fast read speed can let large files such as 4K video or a bunch of high-resolution images by continuous shooting transfer to PC in seconds.

So, if you want some current recommendations to get the best out of your cameras and devices, here we list the top recommended and fastest CFast cards in 2022 based on the speed and price. Just choose the one you like!

Best CFast Memory Cards

Here are our top recommended and fastest CFast cards in 2022:

  1. Sony G Series CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  2. Delkin Devices Premium 128GB VPG-130 CFast 2.0 Card
  3. ProGrade Digital CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  4. SanDisk Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  5. Delkin Devices Cinema CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  6. Lexar 3500x CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  7. Angelbird AV Pro CF CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  8. Wise Advanced CFast 2.0 Memory Card
  9. PixelFlash HyperCore CFast 2.0 Memory Card

Any of these make for a good choice.