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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens now shipping

The new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens is now shipping – see the first reports from Japan (here and here): 《明日の夜は発売記念決起大会!》 明日は店頭のお客様とお渡しワイワイして、ネット店のお客様とはtwitterを経由して届いぞ~ワイワイやって、夜は決起大会!R社営業幹部の方とワイワイする予定ですので、このDFA50mm F1.4の発売を機に感じられた事、是非ここにワイワイ書いて下さい。お伝えします! pic.twitter.com/RRtnD1cEQW — 八百富写真機店 (@yaotomicamera) July 19, 2018 Check HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW availability at: B&H | Adorama | Amazon |  WEX | Park Camera

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Deal of the day: Skylum Luminar 2018 now $20 off (lowest price so far)

Skylum is now running a 4-day special where you can get Luminar 2018 for the lowest price ever: New users can purchase Luminar 2018 for $49 (instead of $69) Current users of Luminar 2017 can upgrade for $39 (instead of $49) Offer valid: Thursday, July 19 – Sunday, July 22 You can download a free trial of Luminar here. For […]

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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens shortage

Ricoh Japan issued a notice about a shortage for the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens that is supposed to start shipping on July 20th citing exceeded demand. The HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens is available for pre-order at: B&H | Adorama | Amazon |  WEX | Park Camera

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Deal of the day: Pentax KP camera now $330 (28%) off

The Pentax KP DSLR camera is now $330 (28%) off at Amazon, B&H and Adorama: Via PhotogDeals

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Ricoh Theta V camera with TW-1 underwater housing report

Kennychi.com (Google translation)published a detailed report on the Ricoh Theta V camera with the Ricoh TW-1 underwater housing including some sample videos:

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New Pentax K-1, K-3 and KP firmware updates released

Ricoh released new firmware updates for the Pentax K-1, K-3 and KP DSLR cameras: Pentax K-1 firmware update version 1.50 Pentax K-3 firmware update version 1.40 Pentax KP firmware update version 1.10 All three firmware updates contain optimized performance for the new HD PENTAX-D FA*50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens and “improved stability for general performance”.

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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens EU pricing

An update on the pricing of the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens in Europe and North America: US: $1,196.95 (B&H | Adorama | Amazon) UK: £1,199 (Amazon | WEX | Park Camera) Canada: $1,635.88 (Amazon CA) Europe: €1,200

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