DxO Labs has released DxO Optics Pro v8.1.6 which adds support for the following new cameras:
Additionally, DxO Optics Pro v8.1.6 adds 267 new camera/lens combinations added to the Optics Modules library. More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]
B&H has a big deal on Pentax K30 & K-5 II bodies and lens bundles right now with up to $300 in savings. There are 5 bundles, all of which include an instant rebate and a free gift card.
Here’s the quick rundown: [click to continue…]
Adorama has a deal this week on the Pentax K-5 with the 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR lens and the 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED WR lens for only $899 (reg. $1249). Check it out here at Adorama.
Adobe has released final versions of Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4, which are now available on Adobe.com.
Part of the update includes improved demosaic algorithm for better raw file support on cameras with X-Trans sensors – the X-Pro1, X100S, X-E1 and X20.
Additionally, Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 offer RAW support for the following cameras: [click to continue…]
Even though we are now in April, I am still digging through things I saw while at CES 2013 back in January. One of the interesting things for Pentax shooters was a new speedlight mockup on display in the Pentax booth.
The only official thing I can reveal about it is that Pentax was “showing a reference model of new flashes.” Boring, eh?
Well, you can see in the images below what Pentax might have going on with its new flash unit(s) at some point in the probably reasonably near future. Feel free to speculate away. And, if you spot something that jumps out at you, please let us know in the comments. [click to continue…]
If the typical black DSLR is a little too boring for you, then the Pentax K-30 may be just the ticket for you.
In addition to boring black, the camera is now available in a ton of new colorful options, including: Crystal Black, Crystal Bordeaux, Crystal Green, Crystal Red, Crystal Silver, Crystal Yellow, Crystal Orange, Silky Blue, Silky Bordeaux, Silky Green, Silky Red, Silky Silver, Silky White, Silky Yellow and Silky Orange.
The new K-30 color options are available for pre-order online at www.pentaxwebstore.com for $799.95 including the smc PENTAX DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR lens.