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April 23rd, 2015

Ricoh Announces Pentax K-3 II

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Pentax K-3 II DSLR
Ricoh Imaging has just announced the Pentax K-3 II camera. The K-3 II share’s the K-3’s dustproof and weather resistant magnesium alloy casing and metal chassis as well as the 24.35 effective megapixel resolution, 27-point AF system and 8.3 fps shooting speed. The K-3 II incorporates new GPS technology with a GPS receiver and electric …
February 4th, 2015

Ricoh Imaging Developing New Full Frame DSLR

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Ricoh Imaging
Ricoh Imaging is developing a yet unnamed K-Mount 35mm full frame DSLR. Its current design will be unveiled at this year’s upcoming CP+. RICOH IMAGING to Exhibit a DSLR Camera Under Development at CP+ February 12-15 February 4, 2015 – RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. is pleased to announce the exhibition of a reference product – a digital SLR …
January 30th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Kirk Nix

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Red Rock After The Storm' by Kirk Nix
Today’s Photo of the Day was submitted to the Your Favorite Places Gallery by Kirk Nix. “This shot was taken at the Red Rock National Recreation Area after a series of storms passed through the area. This was a great sunrise, it had to be seen to be believed. We are finally getting the much …
July 24th, 2014

Ricoh Imaging releases PENTAX K-3 Prestige Edition

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
PENTAX K-3 Prestige Edition
Ricoh Imaging has just announced the limited edition PENTAX K-3 Prestige. In the press release below, you can find the specs for the PENTAX K-3 itself, including the 27-point AF system and high speed continuous shooting. But what sets the Prestige Edition apart is the gunmetal gray body with BG-5 battery grip. The package also …
June 24th, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Jason Wilde

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Magenta Desires' by Jason Wilde
Today’s Photo of the Day, “Magenta Desires,” was captured and submitted to the Brooks, Streams & Rivers Assignment by Jason Wilde. This stream was created during the early spring as snow melted and flowed into Jones Lake in Fraser Valley, British Columbia. Wilde shot this image with a Pentax K-5 and Pentax DA 21mm f/3.2 at …
April 7th, 2014

Stillness Assignment Winner Dennis Jahn

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Farmers Pond at Sunrise' by Dennis Jahn
Congrats to our Stillness Assignment winner – Dennis Jahn! “Photo was taken in January at Farmer’s Pond. When there are no winds in the Owens Valley, the reflections at the pond are spectacular. I had been waiting for the weather to clear as I wanted a shot with completely calm water.  This was just one of …
November 11th, 2013

Photo Of The Day by Michael Lindberg

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Autumn Star by Michael Lindberg
Nevada isn’t usually the first place that leaps to mind when one mentions fall color. In his photo from the Autumn Sunsets Assignment, Michael Lindberg shows that the arid state in the desert southwest shouldn’t be dismissed.
November 7th, 2013

Ricoh Imaging Adds K-Mount and Q-Mount to Lens Lineups

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
PENTAX Q-Mount 08 Wide Zoom lens
Ricoh Imaging has added two new lenses – one to the K-Mount lens line and one to the Q-Mount lens line. The first zoom lens in the Limited lens series, the K-mount HD PENTAX DA 20-40mm f/2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR lens for APS-C sensors increases versatility while maintaing the line’s Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass …
August 28th, 2013

Ricoh announces Prime Lens Line and Weather Sealed Flashes

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
HD PENTAX DA Limited Lens
Ricoh has just introduced several new products to the PENTAX brand. First is the HD PENTAX DA Limited lens series, which consists of five prime lenses featuring rounded diaphragm for natural bokeh and HD coating to reduce flare and ghosting. Additionally, Ricoh has announced the AF540FGZ II and AF360FGZ II flash units. These rugged weather-sealed …