Pentax K-3 Mark III camera additional coverage


Pentax K-3 Mark III camera additional coverage:


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Pentax K-3 III pre-order links


Due to the current Passover holiday, the new Pentax K-3 III is still not listed for pre-order at Adorama and B&H (check also Amazon). This is a good time to visit and support your local dealer.

In the UK the new Pentax K-3 III can be pre-ordered at WEX and Park Cameras:


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First Pentax K-3 Mark III DSLR camera reviews and hands-on reports


Here are the first Pentax K-3 Mark III camera reviews and hands-on reports (more K-3 Mark III videos can be found here):

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Pentax K-3 Mark III DSLR camera officially announced


The Pentax K-3 Mark III DSLR camera is now officially announced – most details have leaked online already, here is a recap:

  • 25.7MP BSI-CMOS sensor
  • SAFOX 13 AF module with 101 AF points (25 cross-type)
  • 5-axis in-body stabilization rated to 5.5EV
  • Weather-sealed magnesium alloy construction
  • Viewfinder with 1.05x magnification
  • Revised three-dial control system
  • 8-direction AF joystick and touchscreen for AF positioning
  • UHD 4K movie capture at up to 30p
  • Shipping will start in late April
  • US price: $2,300
  • Pre-orders should be open soon: Adorama | B&H | Amazon | WEX | Park Cameras (UK)
  • Ricoh product listing
  • Pentax K-3 Mark III reviews: Dpreview
  • Related videos and press release::

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New releases from Topaz, Adobe, Capture One and more


Topaz Labs released Sharpen AI version 3.0 with faster AI Engine and model improvements for large blur. Starting today through April 9, Sharpen AI is on sale for $59.99 ($20 off).


The old Topaz Utility Bundle has been renamed to Image Quality Bundle and is also on sale for $199.99 – more than $150 in savings. The new Image Quality Bundle includes Sharpen, Gigapixel, DeNoise, and JPEGtoRAW. You can use coupon code SHARPEN15 for an additional 15% discount on all Topaz products (good through April 9).


Adobe is now offering a new Design Mobile Bundle for ‌iPad (available directly from the App Store)‌ that includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Fresco, Spark Post, Creative Cloud app, Adobe Fonts, Behance, Portfolio, and 100 GB storage. The price is $14.99 per month or $149.99 per year (this is a 50% savings if subscribed to the individual products).


Get 15% off on the new Capture One Nordic Style Kit (more info available here).


Get 20% off on all ON1 products with code NIKONRUMORS.


Get $10 off Skylum Luminar with code PENTAXRUMORS (more info on the latest Luminar AI update 2 is available here).


Get 30% off on all DxO products.

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More Pentax K-3 Mark III camera leaks ahead of the official announcement


More Pentax K-3 Mark III camera leaks ahead of the official announcement that is expected at the end of March (March 31):

  • 25.73 million pixel without low-pass filter BSI CMOS sensor
  • Equipped with the newly developed image processing engine PRIME V and Accelerator Unit II
  • Maximum ISO 1.6 million
  • 100% field of view, 1.05x magnification viewfinder, 10% increase in brightness
  • Equipped with SR II with 5.5 steps of effect
  • Real Resolution
  • Low pass selector
  • 3.2-inch 1.62 million dot LCD monitor, K series first touch panel compatible
  • 101 points (25 points in the center cross) AF system SAFOX 13, low brightness supports up to -4EV
  • New RGB Ir photometric sensor with 307,000 pixels
  • PENTAX real-time scene analysis system that applies artificial intelligence technology
  • High-speed continuous shooting with AF.S up to 12 frames / sec and AF.C up to 11 frames / sec
  • A robust body with a dust-proof and drip-proof structure. The durability of the shutter is 300,000 times
  • Video is equipped with 4K30p, full HD60p, microphone terminal, headphone terminal
  • Bluetooth & wireless LAN dual communication
  • Supports charging of the camera body using the USB Type-C terminal

Here is the full leaked document (Google translation) – click for a larger view:

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New Capture One Nordic styles released


Capture One released two new “Nordic light” style packs inspired by the aesthetics of the far north:

“Get crisp, bright looks for the fresh season with the Nordic Lifestyle Style Pack or add new color-grading possibilities with the Nordic Editorial Style Pack. Each Pack includes two elegant Styles in three contrast variations, so you can find the right fit for any photo.”

Additional information:

  • Nordic Lifestyle Style Pack: Give your photos a modern feel with these two bright, fresh Styles– in three contrast variations to cover all kinds of settings.
  • Nordic Editorial Style Pack: Explore new color-grading looks with two sophisticated Styles inspired by Scandinavian editorials. Each Style comes in three contrast variations for total versatility.

Pricing:

Some additional information on the latest Capture One version:

Via PhotoRumors

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