Pentax Q-S1 mirrorless camera officially announced

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The rumored Pentax Q-S1 mirrorless camera is now officially announced in several different colors and lens options (the prices vary, click on the links below for additional information):

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Sample images taken with the new camera can be found here. Here are the Q-S1 main features, additional pictures and the press release:

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Pentax HD DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR medium format lens leaks online

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The previously rumored Pentax HD DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR wide-angle medium format zoom lens was briefly listed on B&H's website. The page is now removed, but you can still find the cashed version. Here are the lens specifications:

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Top 10 PhotoRumors posts for July 2014

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These are the top 10 PhotoRumors posts for July 2014:

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More leaked pictures of the upcoming Pentax Q-S1 mirrorless camera

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A quick update to my post from yesterday - the name of the upcoming Pentax mirrorless camera will be Q-S1 (and not Q2 as previously reported). Attached are few more leaked images courtesy of digicame-info.

Reminder: the Pentax Q10 camera with 27.5-83mm lens is on sale for $169 for the next few hours (regular $399).

Update: the Pentax Q-S1 will have 1/1.7" sensor and will be available in many different color combinations:

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Adobe Lightroom 5.6, Camera Raw 8.6 and DNG Converter 8.6 released

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Adobe released Lightroom 5.6 with support for the following cameras and lenses. Here are the download links: Win | Mac.

Adobe Camera Raw 8.6 and DNG Converter 8.6 were also released (download links: Win | Mac).

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Deals of the day: Panasonic GF2 for $99, Pentax Q10 for $169, Fuji X-E1 for $649

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Those deals will expire tomorrow evening (July 31st) at 11:59pm EST:

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→ Panasonic Lumix GF2 camera for $99 (regular $299)

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→ Pentax Q10 camera with 27.5-83mm lens for $169 (regular $399)

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→ Fujifilm X-E1 with XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS lens for $649 (regular $699) - includes free Fujifilm hand grip assist ($79.95 value) & SanDisk 16GB memory vault ($19.95 value), you will also get back 6% in rewards.

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The latest Pentax 645z medium format camera updates

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Few Pentax 645z updates:

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Pentax 645 28-45mm f:4.5 wide-angle medium format zoom lens

  • The above picture is the new Pentax DA 645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AL SDM AW SR wide-angle medium format zoom lens that was listed on the roadmap for 2014 (via digicame-info). For pricing and availability of all Pentax 645 lenses, see this link.
  • Pentax/Ricoh is going to release new tethering software for the 645z in September during the 2014 Photokina show (via DC.Watch).

Pentax 645z camera reviews:

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