HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens Announced

Ricoh officially announces the HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens. The US price of the lens is $1,400 and its designed use with Pentax K-mount APS-C DSLR cameras.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available at Amazon.comB&HAdorama

HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens Press release: Continue reading “HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens Announced”

Ricoh GR III Firmware Update Version 1.50 Released

Ricoh released a new firmware version 1.50 for the Ricoh GR III camera. You can follow the link below to download the firmware update:

Download link:

Ricoh GR III Firmware Version 1.50

<Added the following enhanced features>

  • “DOF Priority (Deep)” has been added to the program line of the exposure settings.
  • The focus setting “Face Detection” is changed to “Face/Eye Detection”.
  • Added the aspect ratios “4:3” and “16:9” to “Cropping” in the image editing section of the playback settings.
  • Added “Image Rotation” to “Cropping” in the image editing section of the playback settings.
  • The monotone function has been added to “Base Parameter Adj” in the image editing section of the playback settings, and the filter effect function and color adjustment function have been added when monotone is selected.
  • When developing RAW files, you can now select “Continue” after RAW development.
  • The auto-resize (XS size) transfer function has been added when using ImageSync (version 2.1.8 or later).
    *For more details click here

<Improved Contents>

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    • Shortened the screen switching time when changing image control and other settings in RAW development.
    • Improved stability for general performance

*The original special power-off graphic screen remains even after a firmware update in RICOH GR III Street Edition.

The Ricoh GR III currently selling for $899.  Check availability at (Amazon / B&H Photo Video / Adorama) . Also check out the comparison between the Ricoh GR III vs Ricoh GR II cameras.

Ricoh GR III & GR IIIx Will Be in Short Supply

Ricoh Japan issued a statement that the Ricoh GR III & GR IIIx camera will be in short supply.

From Ricoh Japan:

Notice and apology regarding the supply of compact digital camera products

Thank you for your continued patronage of our products.

Currently, there is a delay in procuring some parts used in “RICOH GR III”, so it may take some time before delivery. In addition, regarding the “RICOH GR IIIx” scheduled to be released on October 1, 2021, the first sale will be available, but it may take some time before delivery in the future as well.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to our customers and related parties.

We appreciate your understanding.

The Ricoh GR III is now in stock at Amazon / B&H Photo Video / Adorama for $899.95.

Ricoh GR IIIx Announced with 40mm Lens

Ricoh announces a new GR IIIx camera with 40mm lens equivalent. The previous GRIII version had a 28mm lens equivalent). Pre-orders should be open soon at Adorama and B&H.

The Ricoh GR III currently selling for $899.  Check availability at (Amazon / B&H Photo Video / Adorama) . Also check out the comparison between the Ricoh GR III vs Ricoh GR II cameras. Continue reading “Ricoh GR IIIx Announced with 40mm Lens”

Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens Officially Announced

Ricoh officially announced the new Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens for for K-mount. The US price is $1,399.95. Shipping is scheduled to start at the end of August 2021.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available at Amazon.comB&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit. Continue reading “Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens Officially Announced”

Pentax 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens Coming Soon

According to latest reports that the new Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens has just been added to overseas retailers. Here are the leaked images of the upcoming Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW Lens.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available at Amazon.comB&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit.

via Nokishita

Pentax K-3 Mark III Review : AF Improved in all Aspects!

Here is the latest Pentax K-3 Mark III Review published on Dpreview. Chris and Jordan travel to the Jurassic Period to share their thoughts about the new Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C SLR camera.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available at Amazon.comB&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit.

Ricoh has introduced the Pentax K-3 Mark III (First Impressions) camera last month, it comes with a new 25.7 MP BSI CMOS APS-C sensor, no anti-aliasing filters, 14 bits, 12 shots per second continuous shooting, ISO up to ISO 1,600,000, PRIME V image processing according to Pentax. Better image detail, best noise reduction in low light.

Here are the details from the Pentax K-3 Mark III Review: Continue reading “Pentax K-3 Mark III Review : AF Improved in all Aspects!”

Pentax K-3 Mark III Firmware Update 1.01 released

Ricoh has released a firmware version 1.01 update for its latest flagship Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C SLR camera.

The new firmware brings the following improvements:

  • Improved stability of performance when battery power is low condition.
  • Corrected – In rare cases, images are not recorded correctly when shooting continuously in RAW format.
  • Improved stability for general performance.

PENTAX K3 Mark III is now available to pre-order on the Amazon.com, B&HAdorama websites for $1,999.95 for the body only or $2,299.95 for Premium Kit. Continue reading “Pentax K-3 Mark III Firmware Update 1.01 released”

Pentax K-3 Mark III Now Available for Pre-order

You can now pre-order the new Pentax K-3 Mark III DSLR camera. The Pentax K-3 III is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.  The US price of the APS-c camera starts from $1,999.95.

Pentax K-3 Mark III Price Details

  • PENTAX K-3 Mark III Black, $1,999.99
  • PENTAX K-3 Mark III Silver, $1,999.99
  • K-3 Mark III Black Premium Kit, $2,299.99
  • PENTAX K-3 Mark III Silver Premium Kit, $2,299.99

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Pentax K-3 Mark III Additional Coverage w/ Pre-Order Links

The flagship APS-C format Pentax K-3 Mark III DSLR camera is now official. The US price is $1,999.95 and the new Pentax K-3 Mark III is available for pre-order: Adorama | B&H | Amazon.

Continue reading “Pentax K-3 Mark III Additional Coverage w/ Pre-Order Links”