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Saturday, February 27, 2016

K-3 II Silver Limited Edition


http://news.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/rim_info/2016/20160223_010469.html

500 units only.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Thursday, February 25, 2016

K-1 Vs K-3 Sounds (Mirror/Shutter Action and AF)



K-1 is Delayed to Fall April

Official D FA Lens Roadmap Shown at CP+


http://www.gizmodo.jp/2016/02/cpk-1.html

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

K-1 Preview by Japanese CAPA Magazine

http://pentaxfans.net/thread-155851-1-1.html

The skin tone compensation mode and options is interesting. Brief samples made with renowned Pentax lenses are also shown.

K-1 Viewfinder in Action (Youtube Video Demo)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=128&v=CvCxb17LIwo

Sunday, February 21, 2016

FA31 F1.8 Limited on 36M a7R - Test Samples with 100% Crops

Tested at f/8 and ISO100, manual peaking focusing:









Last Tested: DA*55 F1.4 on 36M a7R: Part 1 and Part 2

K-1 Size Vs 5D3 & D810

K-1 Vs 5D3: http://camerasize.com/compare/#659,312

K-1 Vs D810: http://camerasize.com/compare/#659,557

K-1 Japanese Full Catalogue

http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/japan/support/catalog/pdf/k-1.pdf

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Official K-1 Promotional Video (11 Clips)























Friday, February 19, 2016

K-1 Official Full Samples

http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/products/k-1/ex/index.html

Resolution is superb, but the colour rendition is just not my cup of tea, it's too Sony and Tamron alike, bad! :-(

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

K-1 to be Sold at 250k Japanese Yens, 8% Tax Included!



http://digicame-info.com/2016/02/k-1-3.html

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

How a DA* Prime would Perform on the Sony 36M FF Sensor? (Cont'd)


~ f/11, 1/250s @ ISO 100, a7R + DA*55 F1.4



Sunday, February 14, 2016

How a DA* Prime would Perform on the Sony 36M FF Sensor?



Here we go, my test picture and crops tell it all:



Picture shot at around f/8, 1/320s and ISO 100 with my A7R and my DA*55 F1.4 lens put on it. MF focusing was done with focus peaking at 10X on the image centre.

100% crop of the picture centre:



100% crop of the picture corner:



More test samples would follow! :-P

New Products to be Announced

http://digicame-info.com/2016/02/post-774.html

- PENTAX K-1
- Vertical Battery Grip D-BG6
- PENTAX-D FA 28-105mm F3.5-5.6ED DC WR
- HD PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR

Saturday, February 13, 2016

K-1 Product Photos

http://digicame-info.com/2016/02/k-1-1.html



Number of AF points is counted to be 33, which is about half of that of my four years old Canon 5D Mark III.

K-1 Specs Confirmed

http://digicame-info.com/2016/02/k-1.html

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

K-1 Should be Smaller than 6D and D610


Source: www.gazo.cc/

Friday, February 05, 2016

One Year since the Pentax FF was Officially "Announced"

http://www.pentaxforums.com/articles/pentax-news/pentax-full-frame-officially-coming-cpplus-2015.html

Time flies, but Pentax is moving slowly.