The crowdfunded Pentax K-3 Mark III Jet Black Edition camera is now available for purchase in the US (limited quantities available)




I already reported that a limited number of the crowdfunded Pentax K-3 Mark III Jet Black Edition cameras will be available in Australia and in Europe (see this and this blog post). In addition to Sweden and Italy, I was told that 30 cameras will be available in Germany.

As of today, the Pentax K-3 Mark III Jet Black Edition camera is also available for purchase in the US at Adorama and B&H Photo (limited quantities available):



Pentax K-3 Mark III Jet Black Edition camera additional pictures:

A limited number of Pentax K-3 Mark III Jet Black Edition cameras available in Europe

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The new Topaz Photo AI launched today


Today Topaz Labs officially released their new flagship app Photo AI (previously reported here). Topaz Photo AI combined DeNoise AISharpen AI, and Gigapixel AI into one software package:

“Topaz Photo AI is the new “autopilot” for maximizing image quality—offering AI-powered noise reduction, sharpening, and upscaling in one single, powerful app.”

Additional information on the new Topaz Photo AI, including walk-thru videos, can be found here. The full press release can be found here.

The new Topaz Photo AI is $40 off until October 7th:


You can also get 15% off with the promo code GETPHOTOAI:


Topaz Photo AI screenshots:

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Ricoh has filed a patent for a 24-90mm f/4 full-frame DSLR lens


Ricoh has filed a patent for a 24-90mm f/4 full-frame DSLR lens.

Pentax already had a 24-90mm f/3.5-4.5 SMC FA IF AL lens for K-mount:


Here are the details from the patent application:

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The latest photo editing software updates


The new DxO Nik Collection 5 is now 25% off until September 14, 2022. Additional information on the latest release of DxO Nik Collection 5 can be found here.


ON1 Software announced the new Photo RAW 2023 version which will be officially released in October. You can pre-order it today for $99 (perpetual license for new customers). Owners of any old ON1 version can upgrade for $79.99. The new key features can be found here (see also the sneak peeks).


→ Two of the seven paid Skylum extensions for Luminar Neo are already available (Noiseless Ai and HDR Merge), Upscale AI and AI Background Removal are coming next. You can use code RUMORSNEO for $10 off.


→ Cyme released Peakto version 1.0.6 (Cyme also makes the popular Avalanche migrating tool).

Via NikonRumors

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The next Pentax J limited online event 2022 will take place on September 25th



The next Pentax J limited online event 2022 will take place on September 25th at 19:30. You can register online for the event here. Additional information (Google translated):

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A limited number of Pentax K-3 Mark III Jet Black Edition cameras available in Europe

A few days ago I already reported that a limited number of the Pentax K-3 Mark III Jet Black Edition cameras are already available in Sweden.

Another batch of ten K-3 Mark III Jet Black cameras will be available for sale in Italy – here are the details:

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Ricoh Imaging registered a new BC-186 battery charger

On September 6, 2022, Ricoh Imaging registered a new battery charger BC-186 in South Korea – this could indicate that a new camera is coming soon (see existing BC battery chargers):


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