Fourth of July photo deals


Most of the July 4th photo deals are set to expire on Monday:

July 4 deals at Adorama and B&H Photo
Get $35 off Luminar with code PHOTORUMORS
Get 20% off Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI sale
Get 15% off Topaz Labs products with code RUMORS15
Get 30% off DxO NIK Collection 3 with code PHOTORUMORS  
Get 75% off Franzis Photographer Collection 2
Get 35% off Franzis products with code PHOTORUMORS-35
Get 20% off ON1 software with code NIKONRUMORS
Get 40% off Rocky Nook books with code PHOTORUMORS 
Get 20% off ThinkTank products with code ThinkTank20
Get 20% off eBay photo listings with code PLUS20
Get 10% off LIFE+GUARD skins sale with code JULY4
Get 10% off PhotoWhoa with code PRIDE20

What’s new on Kickstarter:

REVORING: a variable step ring for your camera lens filters
FERNWEH: the backpacking bag for photography & the outdoors
The Photography Deck: camera cheat sheet playing cards
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Class action lawsuit for Pentax cameras aperture defects filed in New York


There is a new class-action lawsuit for Pentax cameras aperture defects filed in New York that involves the K-30, K-50, and K-70 DSLR models:

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HD Pentax-D FA 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens is now in stock


The new HD Pentax-D FA 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens is now in stock at:

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Pentax digest #22


Ricoh G900SE camera firmware update 1.02 released.


→ New Ricoh Theta Animation Auto Framing plug-in released.


→ New Image Sync V2.1.1 released.

→ The latest Ricoh/Pentax related videos:

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HD Pentax-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens additional coverage


→ The new HD Pentax-D FA 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens is now shipping (source).


→ HD Pentax-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens report by Yaotomi (see part 2).


→ First HD Pentax-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens review at Pentaxklub.


→ New HD Pentax-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens sample photos (more sample photos available here).


Taking studio photos of Pentax gear (translated).

→ The latest HD Pentax-D FA★ 85mm f/1.4ED SDM AW lens videos (in Japanese):

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Updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmap (June 2020)


Ricoh published an updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmap for June 2020 (click for larger view):

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The new version of Gigapixel AI from Topaz Labs is now on sale


The new version of  Gigapixel AI from Topaz Labs is now on sale (you can still enlarge your images up to 600% without losing detail and preserving image quality):

  • Gigapixel AI for $79.99 (regularly $99.99)
  • The Utility Bundle (incl. JPEG to RAW AI, DeNoise AI, Sharpen AI, & Gigapixel AI) on sale for $195 (regularly $249.99)

→ You can use coupon code RUMORS15 for an additional 15% off ←

The above offers are valid from June 25 through July 7:

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