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Ricoh Theta SC camera officially annoucned


Ricoh officially announced the launch of the Ricoh Theta SC. The 360-degree camera provides effortless usability for first-time 360-degree camera users and a range of basic features. The Theta SC from Ricoh is essentially a stripped-down version of the Theta S. This mid-class model offers the same twin spherical lenses with 14MP sensors. It also allows a five minute limit onContinue Reading

Pentax K1 firmware update version 1.30 released


Ricoh has released a firmware update for the Pentax K-1 full-frame digital SLR camera. The new version includes the ability for users to select electronic shutter shooting for the first time. Firmware update version 1.30 adds a live view Electronic Shutter option to the menu system. Ricoh says this avoids the vibrations caused by mechanical shutter actions immediately prior to theContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Sensor Review : Third Best ILC Tested by DxOMark


Pentax K-1 sensor review and test results published by DxOMark. The flagship full-frame DSLR camera achieved a score of 95 and offers very similar overall image quality to other class-leading sensors. The first 35mm format DSLR camera from Ricoh offers a 36.4MP CMOS sensor. The specs list include 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization, a ‘nearly 100%’ optical viewfinder and 33-point AF systemContinue Reading

Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645z Comparison


Here is a quick review and comparison for the Hasselblad X1D vs Pentax 645z high-end cameras with medium format sized image sensors. We are comparing two different cameras with same sensor sizes. Mirrorless cameras are becoming serious altenatives to DSLR cameras thanks to their size/weight advantages. Hasselblad X1D is a mirrorless camera while the Pentax 645Z is a Pro DSLR model. BothContinue Reading

Ricoh Updates Pentax K-mount Lens Roadmap for June 2016


Ricoh has unveiled updated versions of its Pentax K-mount lens roadmap for June 2016 or later. The company is working hard for new cameras and lenses. They recently launched the Pentax K-70 digital SLR camera and compact, lightweight and weather-resistant HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens. The only difference looks like the addition of a 55-300mmContinue Reading

Ricoh announces the HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE lens


Ricoh Imaging announces compact, lightweight and weather-resistant HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE lens. The new HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE is a new telephoto zoom lens delivering enhanced AF performance and a minimum focusing distance of 0.95 metres. When mounted to an APS-C-format digital SLR camera, the HD PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3ED PLM WRContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released


Ricoh released a new firmware update for the Pentax K-1 full frame digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.10 for Pentax K-1 improves image stability for general performance and supports the Image Transmitter 2 and Pentax Tethered Capture Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Pentax K-1 has a a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter. The sensor provides a maximum ISO sensitivityContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Reviews and Videos


After the launch of first full-frame DSLR camera from Ricoh, several new Pentax K-1 reviews and videos published on the web. Pentax K-1 comes packed with a lot of useful features, such as a tilting display, WiFi, GPS, and a secondary screen on top. It has a a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter. The sensor has aContinue Reading

Fujifilm X70 vs Ricoh GR II Comparison


Here is a quick comparison for the Fujifilm X70 vs Ricoh GR II premium digital compact cameras with APS-c sized image sensors. The Fujifilm X70 offers a 16.3-megapixel APS-C sized X-Trans CMOS II sensor while Ricoh GR II offers exactly the same resolution and sensor size. Both cameras has almost the same price value so what may beContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Camera Additional Coverage


Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR camera additional coverage includes high-resolution sample photos, users manual and more. Ricoh has added a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter in the Pentax K-1. The sensor has a maximum ISO sensitivity of 204800 and is capable of capturing 14-bit RAW files, powered by the PRIME IV image processor. After the launchContinue Reading