Posts Tagged ‘pentax’

Ricoh Introduces Pentax K-70 Plus New Lens

Posted by on Wednesday June 8, 2016 | Camera

Ricoh’s newest DSLR is built to last. The new Pentax K-70 boasts a dust and weather-resistant body alongside a few features first introduced on higher-end Pentax models. It sports a 24-megapixel sensor with a maximum ISO of 102,400. Also new is a Hybrid AF system that uses both image-plane phase-matching and contrast-detection autofocus technology to keep... More

It’s Here: Pentax Full Frame K-1 DSLR to Ship in April

Posted by on Wednesday February 17, 2016 | Camera

Ricoh has made its long-awaited foray into full frame photography official today with the launch of the Pentax K-1 DSLR, which is due to arrive in April for $1,800 (body). The K-1 sports a 36.4-megapixel full frame CMOS sensor with no optical low pass filter and a native ISO range of 100-51,200. The image sensor can shift to provide... More

A Dream Tool: Erica Kelly Martin’s Passion for Medium Format Goes Digital

Posted by on Wednesday July 22, 2015 | Camera, Fine Art, Photo Gear

Sponsored by Ricoh Imaging America Erica Kelly Martin’s fascination with medium-format photography can be traced back to a mirror hanging in her childhood bedroom, which echoed the aspect ratio of a medium-format frame, and which she believed had the power to lead her into a “magical world.” As a teenager, she experimented with medium-format box... More

Ricoh Releases Weather-Resistant Pentax K-S2 DSLR

Posted by on Tuesday February 10, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Ricoh will ship the new Pentax K-S2 DSLR to stores in March. Hailing it as the world’s smallest dust proof and weather-resistant DSLR body, the K-S2 boasts 100 seals to protect its innards from inclement weather. The K-S2 uses a 20-megapixel CMOS sensor with an anti-aliasing filter simulator which lets users adjust the degree to which... More

Photokina 2014: Ricoh Tips K-Mount Lens Plans

Posted by on Tuesday September 16, 2014 | Uncategorized

Ricoh didn’t bring much in the way of product launches to Photokina 2014, but they did let it be known that some new K-mount lenses are in the works. The most detailed of the bunch, set to launch later this year, is the Pentax DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6ED DC WR (pictured above). It will have a... More