New Ricoh Theta time shift shooting plug-in released


Ricoh released a new time shift shooting plug-in for the Theta cameras:

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Ricoh GR III wins Camera Journal Club Editors Award of the 2019 Camera Grand Prix



The Ricoh GR III camera won the editors award of the Japanese Camera Grand Prix 2019:

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Ricoh GR III camera hands-on review


Here is my quick hands-on review of the Ricoh GR III camera.

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Adobe Lightroom May 2019 version released with support for Ricoh GR III, Theta Z1 and HD PENTAX-DA 11-18mm f/2.8ED DC AW




Adobe Lightroom May 2019 version was released today with support for Ricoh GR III, Theta Z1 cameras and HD PENTAX-DA 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens. Several new LR features were also introduced: Texture Control, Defringe, Batch editing and Flat-Field Correction:

The latest Adobe CC subscription plan rates can be found here (see also this page). A free Lightroom CC trial is available on this page (no credit card required). More information on the different Lightroom versions is available here and here. The different Adobe Creative Cloud options are described here.

Adobe Creative Cloud is on sale through May 17th in the US, Canada and Mexico: for a limited time you can save 40% on the Creative Cloud All Apps and All Apps + Adobe Stock plans:


For Adobe alternatives check the latest products from Topaz Labs, Skylum and ON1.

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Pentax/Ricoh digest


On the Mother Road with the Ricoh GR III


HD Pentax-D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW lens reviewed at Dpreview (the lens is currently $200 off at Adorama and B&H).

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New Pentax D-FA tele-zoom lens coming (Pentax D-FA 50-300mm f/4.5-5.6?)


Asahi man posted a picture of an upcoming Pentax D-FA tele-zoom lens on dpreview. The new lens could be Pentax D-FA 50-150mm or maybe even Pentax D-FA 50-250mm. Stay tuned for more details.

Update – the new lens will most likely be Pentax D-FA 50-300mm f/4.5-5.6 (or f/4.5-6.3).

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B&H will pay the sales tax for you (#Payboo)


B&H figured a way to pay back your sales tax – see the details on this page:

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