The three new HD PENTAX-FA lenses will start shipping on April 28th


The three new HD PENTAX-FA lenses will start shipping on April 28th according to DC.watch. Pre-orders are now open at:

  • HD PENTAX-FA 31mm f/1.8 Limited lens: Adorama | B&H
  • HD PENTAX-FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited lens: Adorama | B&H
  • HD PENTAX-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited lens: Adorama | B&H

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Ricoh announces three HD PENTAX-FA Limited lenses for Pentax K-mount

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Pentax K-1 II, K-3, K-3 II, K-70 firmware update released


Ricoh just released a new firmware update version 1.20 for the Pentax K-1 Mark II camera. Here are the changes in v1.20:

“Optimized focus operation for new lenses HD PENTAX-FA 31 mm F1.8 Limited, HD PENTAX-FA 43 mm F1.9 Limited, HD PENTAX-FA 77 mm F1.8 Limited lenses and smc PENTAX-FA 31mm F1.8AL limited, smc PENTAX-FA 43mm F1.9AL limited and smc PENTAX-FA 77mm F1.8AL limited lenses.”

Update – several other firmware updates were also released today:


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Pentax K-3 Mark III photographer’s perspective


Ricoh has created a new dedicated page where you can access the photographer’s perspective on the new Pentax K-3 Mark III camera. I have already posted most of the videos in previous blog posts, but it’s good to have them all in one place (some new videos were recently added, more are going to me revealed in the upcoming weeks):

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The new Pentax K-3 Mark III camera is now also listed for pre-order at Amazon

The new Pentax K-3 Mark III camera is now also listed for pre-order at Amazon US and Amazon CA:

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Pentax K-3 III finally listed for pre-order at Adorama and B&H




The new Pentax K-3 III camera is finally listed for pre-order at Adorama and B&H:

Check out also the new Explora article with more sample photos.

Additional Pentax K-3 III coverage can be found here.

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If you purchase the Pentax K-3 Mark III in Japan and post a review online, you will get a free metal hot shoe cover



If you purchase the new Pentax K-3 Mark III camera in Japan and post a review online, you will receive a free metal hot shoe cover that is not available for sale (Google translation):

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Top 10 PentaxRumors posts for March 2021

  
  
  
Here are the top 10 PentaxRumors blog posts for March 2020:

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