Category Archives: Pentax

The Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera is now officially announced

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The Pentax K-3 II camera is now officially announced. You can read the first hands-on preview here. The price is $1,099 (body only) B&H, Amazon and Adorama are currently taking pre-orders. Shipping will start on May 25th. Mean features (click for larger view): Technical specifications:

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Pentax K-3 II with pixel shift resolution to be announced tomorrow

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Tomorrow Pentax will announce their new K-3 II DSLR camera. Adorama already published their K-3 II camera review (the post is now removed). Here are few quotes: Starting with the basics, the Pentax K-3 II utilizes a 24M CMOS image sensor to faithfully recreate the color and tonal range in any scenario. Featuring Pixel Shift […]

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Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera specs leaked online

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Here are the leaked specifications of the upcoming Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera (Google translation), the official announcement is on April 23rd:

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The latest firmware updates from Olympus, Pentax, Sony and Nikon

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Those are the latest firmware updates: Olympus released a new firmware update for the E-M5 II camera Pentax released firmware updates for the K-3, K-S2 and K-S1 cameras Sony released firmware update for the A7/A7R/A7S/A6000 cameras Nikon will offer firmware updates for the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens and D4s, D810 and D750 cameras

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New Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera coming soon

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A new Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera leaked on the Japanese website digicame-info. No other information is available, but the official announcement should be in the next few days and replace the current K-3 model.

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What else is new?

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→ 21 rare Rolleiflex prototype cameras listed for sale on eBay for $177,950 (via Popphoto). → The Ricoh WG-M1 camera is currently on sale for $145.81. → Firmware update v1.21 for the Pentax 645z camera released. → Sony released new firmware updates for the a7, a7R, a7S, a7II and a6000 cameras. → IR interview with Fuji: “now […]

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Ricoh revealed their new pixel/sensor shift technology (available with firmware update?)

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If you are following PhotoRumors, you probably remember my post from few weeks ago on the rumored Ricoh pixel/sensor shift technology that could be included in the upcoming Pentax full frame DSLR camera. Imaging-resource posted some more information on this topic – apparently (not confirmed yet) this new technology could be available to current cameras via a firmware […]

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Vote for the 2014 worst camera of the year award

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I will be offline next week – a perfect time to post the 2014 worst camera of the year award (see the last year’s award). Here are the contestants in no particular order and the poll: → Hasselblad Lunar limited edition camera ($10,000). → Another Hassy entry: the “Elite” Hasselblad HV camera ($11,995.00) → JK Imaging lens camera (Sony QX10/QX100 copycat). → Vivitar IU680 […]

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Pentax full frame DSLR camera updates

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In recent interviews with dpreview and imaging-resource, Pentax/Ricoh executives confirmed only three main points about their upcoming full frame DSLR camera:

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Now in stock: Tokina 11-20mm f/2.8 lens, Olympus E-M5II, Panasonic GF7, Pentax K-S2 cameras

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The new Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens is now shipping in limited quantities. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera is now in stock. The new Panasonic GF7 is also now shipping and currently in stock. The latest Pentax K-S2 DSLR camera is now shipping. Most kits are currently in stock.

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