Ricoh has finally started it teaser campaign for the upcoming full frame Pentax DSLR. Teaser images now appear on the Ricoh website, revealing bits of the Pentax full frame camera in shafts of light.
The text accompanying the teaser images reads: “Full Frame by Pentax, 2016 Spring Debut.” [Read more…]
Fotodiox has a new eyecup kit called the EyeVenger available for Canon DSLRs. The EyeVenger is designed with left and right eye cups (both are included) and ships with 18mm and 22mm mounting brackets to cover the gamut of Canon DSLR viewfinders. [Read more…]
Ricoh has announced the new Pentax K-3 II DSLR with the same 24MP sensor, 27-point AF and 8.3fps shooting found in the original K-3. The K-3 II, however, steps up in a number of areas with improved 4.5EV stops of shake reduction, faster AF algorithm, built-in GPS, gyro sensor panning and auto horizon correction.
Additionally, the Pentax K-3 II features a new Pixel Shift Resolution capability that shifts the image sensor by one pixel over 4 frames to allow it to capture all colors at each individual pixel. While the overall resolution doesn’t change (like it does on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II), the color rendition and overall sharpness of the image should be improved. [Read more…]
The Pentax K-3 II is expected to be announced later this week on April 23 as a replacement to the current Pentax K-3. The DSLR is expected to feature a 24MP APS-C sensor with no low pass filter and step up to 1080/60p video capture.
Below is what we expect to see spec-wise (machine translated) on the new camera. [Read more…]