Author Archives: admin

Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.11, Camera Raw 9.12 released with support for two Venus Optics Laowa lenses for Pentax K-mount

Adobe released Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.11 and Camera Raw 9.12. Here are the direct download links: Camera Raw 9.12 Adobe Lightroom CC: Adobe keeps making it more difficult to download the standalone version, see this download info and also this page In addition to several bug fixes, here is the list of new Pentax K-mount lens profiles added in Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.12: […]

Posted in Third party lenses | Tagged , | Leave a comment

ShutterCount app now supports Pentax cameras as well

The guys behind the ShutterCount app contacted me to inform that their app now also supports Pentax cameras:

Posted in Accessories | Tagged | 8 Responses

Gizmon lens filter for Ricoh WG cameras

Gizmon launched a new ball lens filter “GIZMON x ZENJIX Soratama 55 for WG” for Ricoh WG cameras. Here are some sample photos taken with the filter: The filter is available for sale at Amazon Japan. Via

Posted in Ricoh action cameras | Tagged | 1 Response

New function expanded firmware version 1.30 for Pentax 645Z camera released

Ricoh released new firmware update version 1.30 for the Pentax 645Z medium format camera ($6,996.95) that adds some new functions for outdoor shooting (download link):

Posted in Firmware updates, Pentax 645Z | 10 Responses

New: Lensbaby Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens for Pentax K-mount

Lensbaby announced a new Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens with 1:2 macro capabilities for Pentax K-mount. The price is $499.95. Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H. Sample photos can be found here. See also this hands-on report on the new lens. Velvet 85 lens specifications:

Posted in Third party lenses | Tagged , | 1 Response

Ricoh Theta SC spherical camera now $100 off

After the listing of the new 4k model, the price of the Ricoh Theta SC spherical camera dropped by $100 to $199.95. Press release:

Posted in Deals, Ricoh Theta | 3 Responses

The new Ricoh Theta 360° 4k camera now listed online

The new Ricoh Theta 360° 4k camera model (previously reported here) is now listed at Ricoh’s website and at B&H. Here are the details:

Posted in Ricoh Theta | Tagged | 2 Responses