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Updated RAW stitching app for Ricoh Theta Z1 camera released.


→ New firmware updates released for the Ricoh G900 and G900SE cameras

→ The latest Pentax related videos:

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Godox Ving V860III flash for Pentax officially released


The Godox Ving V860III flash for Pentax cameras is now officially released and available for pre-order at B&H Photo, Additional information on the new flash unit can be found here:

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→ The latest Pentax K-3 Mark III camera reviews:


→ The current Ricoh/Pentax US rebates can be found here.

→ The Pentax K-Sony E adapter LA-KE1 has been delayed.

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The Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle is now $147 off until August 20th


The Topaz Labs Image Quality Bundle is now $100 off until August 20th. The bundle contains three different Topaz products:

  • Sharpen AI: correct soft focus and reduce motion blur
  • Gigapixel AI: enlarge photos up to 6X with enhanced quality
  • DeNoise AI: eliminate image noise without loss of detail


You can use coupon code RUMORS15 for an additional 15% off (original price: $259.97, sale price: $159.99, coupon discount: $24, total: $135.99):


If you already own some of the products in the bundle, the price will reflect that and will adjust accordingly.

Via PhotoRumors

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Updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmaps

Ricoh published two updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmaps on their website:

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Ricoh published latest financial results


Rioch released their consolidated results for quarter ending on June 30, 2021 (the camera division is listed under “Other”):

  • Returned to profitability on recovery from pandemic, business growth, and stronger business structure.
  • Non-hardware business recovery delayed more than expected owing to new infection waves.
  • Progressed steadily on business growth and structural reforms.
  • Higher costs from parts shortages, and increased ocean freight charges


Source: Ricoh (PDF presentation)

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The HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens will be released on August 27


Ricoh Japan listed on their website the release/shipping date of the new HD PENTAX-DA★ 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens – August 27:


The new HD PENTAX-DA★16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW lens is now available for pre-order at:

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