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Pentax is considering releasing a new film camera

Ricoh just announced that Pentax is starting a new “Film Project” that will most likely include the release of a new film camera:

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What else is new? (Pentax edition)

Pentax KF additional coverage Ricoh also announced two Pentax eyepieces for astronomical telescopes Another Pentax 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens patent field in Japan

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Ricoh to announce a new Pentax KF DSLR camera

Ricoh will announce a new Pentax KF DSLR camera – it 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:

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First picture of the new HD Pentax-D FA 100mm f/2.8 macro lens

Here are the first pictures of the new/upcoming HD Pentax-D FA 100mm f/2.8 macro lens (the previous 100mm lens version is currently on sale at Adorama and B&H Photo): Same size and weight as the current model New optical system Improved purple fringing correction Higher price than the current model The official release is scheduled for 2022

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Ricoh adds a new macro lens to the Pentax K-mount DSLR lens roadmap

  Ricoh released a new Pentax K-mount lens roadmap that includes the already rumored HD Pentax-D FA 100mm f/2.8 macro lens: Large aperture wide-angle single focus lens (HD Pentax-DA★ 50-135mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW?) Telephoto zoom lens (HD Pentax-D FA 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED PLM WR SR?) Macro lens (HD Pentax-D FA 100mm f/2.8 macro?) The […]

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Announced today: a $20k Leica M-A “Titan” limited edition film camera and a new Pentax O-GPS2 GPS unit

Leica announced a new M-A “Titan” limited edition film camera with APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens: Leica M-A “Titan” limited edition film camera with APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens announced Ricoh announced a new Pentax O-GPS2 GPS unit for Pentax DSLR cameras: Ricoh announced a new Pentax O-GPS2 GPS unit for Pentax DSLR cameras

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New class-action lawsuit filed for aperture defects in the Pentax K-30 and K-50 DSLR cameras

A new putative class action lawsuit was filed in Pennsylvania against Ricoh USA Inc. for defects in the aperture control mechanism of the Pentax K-30 and Pentax K-50 cameras. The defect reportedly leads to consistently black or dark images: New class-action lawsuit filed against Ricoh USA for aperture defects in the Pentax K-30 and K-50 […]

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What else is new? (Pentax edition)

Pentax: shift to online marketing & sales and workshop approach to production is global, not limited to Japan A modified smc PENTAX-DA ★ 300mm f/4ED [IF] SDM lens was installed in the 6U CubeSat Kitsune satellite for high-resolution photos and sent to space Customized Ricoh GRm monochrome camera Ricoh suspended all shipments to Russia Ricoh […]

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