Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.8 / 6.8 and ACR 9.8 released with Pentax K-70 support

Adobe released new versions of Lightroom and ACR with support for the new Pentax K-70 camera and a lens profile for the Ricoh GXR A16 24-85mm f/3.5-5.5 lens module:

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Ricoh launched a new photo management system called Keenai

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Ricoh launched Keenai – a new photo management system. For additional information visit

I believe this system is based on the Eye-Fi Cloud – see this post for more details.

Press release:

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Up to $300 savings on four Pentax K-1 camera and lens kits

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B&H currently offers savings on several Pentax K-1 kits and the Ricoh Theta S Spherical VR camera. Four different K-1 camera/lens kits are currently listed with up to $300 in instant savings:

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Mitakon Zhong Yi Optics CREATOR 135mm f/2.8 II lens for Pentax mount

I do not remember seeing this Mitakon Zhong Yi Optics CREATOR 135mm f/2.8 II lens for Pentax mount being covered online since it was announced a few months ago. The US price is $229 (special order that requires 2-4 weeks for shipping). Here are the details:

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Ricoh’s patent for a Bayer sensor without a color filter array

Ricoh has a new patent (2016-201400) field in Japan for a Bayer sensor without a color filter array (CFA) which should create sharper monochrome images.

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PentaxRumors posts for November 2016

These are all PentaxRumors posts for November in case you may have missed something:

  1. Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.40 coming soon?
  2. Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.40 released
  3. Pentax/Ricoh Black Friday deals
  4. The latest Pentax deals
  5. Pentax K-3 and K-50 firmware updates released
  6. The Pentax smc DA 50mm f/1.8 lens is now $40 off
  7. Deals: Pentax K-1 trade-in bonus in the UK, free Pentax K-3 II battery grip in the US
  8. The new Ricoh Theta SC camera is now in stock
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Pentax K-3 and K-50 firmware updates released

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Ricoh Imaging announced new firmware updates for the Pentax K-3 (version 1.30) and K-50 DSLR cameras (version 1.10) that add the possibility to use K-AF4 lenses with these two cameras (K-AF4 corresponds to lenses, the aperture of which is electromagnetically controlled instead of being controlled by the traditional coupling lever; this is the equivalent of Nikon’s “E” lenses):

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