Category Archives: Pentax

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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Rumors: the Pentax full frame DSLR camera to start shipping in October with a 2,000 Euros price tag

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Tiendapentaxeros reports that the Pentax full frame DSLR camera is supposed to start shipping in October this year with a 2,000 Euros price tag (around $2,200, US prices are usually lower). Ricehigh believes that this information is correct since Tiendapentaxeros has a very good connection with Pentax headquarter.

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Pentax K-S2 camera now shipping, currently in stock

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The latest Pentax K-S2 DSLR camera is now shipping. Most kits are currently in stock.

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