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Ricoh GR IIIx + GT-2 tele conversion lens sample gallery

The Ricoh GR IIIx is a popular camera among photo enthusiasts thanks to its small size and 40mm (equivalent) F2.8 lens. Ricoh's GT-2 tele conversion lens is a 1.5X converter that extends this focal length, though it comes with some compromises. Learn more about it and check out our sample gallery shot with the GT-2 on the camera.

Ricoh announces rugged WG-80 compact camera with better built-in LED lights

The WG-80 remains largely unchanged from the WG-70, but it now has a front LED ring light that's twice as bright as its predecessor. Aside from that, the 16MP CMOS sensor and 28-140mm full-frame equivalent lens stays the same.

A closer look at the Ricoh GR IIIx 'Urban Edition'

We take a visual tour of the Ricoh GR IIIx ‘Urban Edition’, a stylish new limited edition version of Ricoh’s very popular GR IIIx compact camera, to find out what makes it different.

Film Friday: The Ricoh Mycrystal is a wild see-through 35mm film camera

If you want one of the more unique 35mm point-and-shoots you'll ever find, you can pick up this near-mint Ricoh Mycrystal for a cool $650.

Ricoh brings updated shooting modes to its GR III and GR IIIx cameras via firmware update

The firmware bring's Ricoh's standard-edition GR III and GR IIIx in line with the special 'Urban' edition go the GR IIIx Ricoh released earlier this year.

Ricoh is crowdfunding a limited-edition 'Jet Black' K-3 Mark III kit (in Japan)

The kit, which will be crowdfunded through Ubgoe, features an all-black design that leaves no detail spared from the matte-black finish, including the HD PENTAX-DA 20-40mm f/2.8-4ED Limited DC lens that comes with the kit.

Japan sends a modified Pentax 300mm F4 lens into space aboard its Kitsune 6 microsatellite

Ricoh Imaging Japan has announced that its Pentax DA 300mm F4 lens is aboard the Kitsune 6 nanosatellite launched into space last month. The satellite, operating from the International Space Station, performs high-resolution imaging of Earth.

Ricoh announces limited-edition 'Urban' version of its GR IIIx, with new exposure and focus modes

In addition to a new paint job and matching accessories, this limited-edition GR IIIx includes exposure and focus modes that will also come to the standard GR IIIx when this limited-edition version launches next month.

Ricoh's new Theta X 360º camera features 2.55" touchscreen, interchangeable battery and Micro SD card slot

Ricoh has announced the details of its new Theta X 360-degree camera, revealing a device that's more standalone than any of its Theta predecessors thanks to a built-in touchscreen, an interchangeable battery and a Micro SD card slot.

Update: Questioning the value of 'mass production and mass sales,' Ricoh is looking to take a more direct-to-consumer approach in Japan

In a statement shared on Ricoh Imaging Co's website, company President Noboru Akahane said the company is looking to 'renew its manufacturing and sales structure in Japan on April 1, 2022' and will connect 'with customers using "digital" methods and "studio-style" manufacturing.'

Family reunion: Shooting with the Ricoh GR IIIx on a trip home to England

The Ricoh GR IIIx is so similar to the original GR III that it can be hard to tell them apart. But how much difference does the longer 40mm equivalent lens of the 'X' version make to the shooting experience? Senior Editor Barnaby Britton took the GR IIIx back to the UK recently, for a family reunion. Click through to read more.

Updated: Ricoh GR IIIx sample gallery

The new Ricoh GR IIIx is based around the same 24MP APS-C sensor as the GR III, but features a 40mm equivalent F2.8 lens. We've been shooting with the GR IIIx for a few weeks, on both sides of the globe. Click through to check out our updated sample gallery.

Ricoh announces new $1,400 21mm F2.4 ED Limited DC WR lens, set for November release

The weather-resistant lens works on full-frame and APS-C Pentax DSLR camera systems.

Ricoh GR IIIx vs Fujifilm X100V: which is the photographers' compact king?

The arrival of the 40mm equiv. Ricoh GR IIIx means the Fujifilm X100V has more direct competition than it's had in some time. So which is the better photographers' compact? We think there's an obvious answer, but we can't say which.

Hands-on with the Ricoh GR IIIx

Ricoh's GR IIIx is a pocketable compact camera with an APS-C sensor and image stabilization built-in. Actually, it shares all of that with the older GR III – the 'x' model gets a new, 40mm-equivalent lens. Come along for a tour of this svelte street shooter.

DPReview TV: Ricoh GR IIIx review

The Ricoh GR IIIx brings a 40mm equiv. focal length to Ricoh's legendary GR series of cameras. Find out why Chris describes the GR IIIx as a camera '...that's easy to covet and love.'

Ricoh GR IIIx sample gallery from DPReview TV

This week our dynamic duo from DPReview TV reviewed the Ricoh GR IIIx. Check out their sample photos from this pocketable APS-C camera including portraits, landscapes, sunstars and more.

Ricoh GR IIIx sample gallery

Compact camera releases are few and far between these days, which is why we're excited to try out the new Ricoh GR IIIx. It's based around the same 24MP APS-C sensor as the GR III, but features a 40mm equivalent F2.8 lens. See how the image quality looks in our sample gallery.

Ricoh Recipes: a free Android, iOS app that offers film simulation recipes for Ricoh GR cameras

The app, which is available to download for free with an optional in-app purchase, includes more than 40 film simulation recipes you can apply to JPEGs captured with Ricoh GR, GR II, GR III and GR IIIx cameras.

Ricoh’s new GR IIIx camera features a new 40mm equiv. lens, improved image processor and more

The 24MP APS-C camera features an all-new 40mm (full-frame equiv.) F2.8 lens, a new image processor and more.

Ricoh announces HD Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 lens, set to go on sale in August for $1,400

The HD Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED PLM AW lens is the latest APS-C addition to Ricoh Imaging's flagship Pentax Star (*) lineup.

Hands-on with the Pentax K-3 Mark III

The Pentax K-3 III is here, and with almost six years separating it from its immediate predecessor, there are a lot of changes and improvements to Ricoh's new flagship APS-S DSLR. Click through for a closer look.

Pentax K-3 Mark III initial review

The Pentax K-3 Mark III is that rarest of things: a completely new DSLR. We've got hands-on with the camera to find out just what's changed in the six years since the Mark II. The answer is: almost everything.

Ricoh's Pentax K-3 III 26MP DSLR is finally here

Ricoh has officially unveiled the Pentax K-3 III DSLR, which offers a host of significant updates over previous models, including a new 26MP sensor, improved shake reduction, a new AF system and a larger viewfinder.

Ricoh’s ‘new’ Theta Z1 51GB is just a Theta Z1 with extra storage

After announcing it was forced to discontinue its flagship 360-degree camera last month, Ricoh is back with an almost identical successor with more than double the storage.

Pentax announces K-1 II J Limited 01 DSLR in four colors for the Japanese market

Following the success of the Pentax KP J Limited in 2019, the Japanese camera maker is back with a new J Limited product, this time in the form of the K-1 Mark II J Limited 01. The handcrafted camera is available in four colors and is currently available only in Japan.

Ricoh announces its Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR has been delayed

Ricoh has published a development update for its forthcoming Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR, citing supply chain issues as the reason for the delay.

Ricoh launches limited-edition GR III 'GRowING' kit in China, with green accents and accessories

The kit isn't set to hit shelves until November, but you can already get a peek at the green-adorned GR III, which Ricoh says is the first product for its 'GRowING project.'

FCC filing unveils the internals of the upcoming Pentax K-3 III flagship APS-C DSLR

Ricoh Imaging has been teasing the Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C camera for months. Although the camera isn't due to ship until early next year, recent FCC filings by Ricoh Imaging show the camera without its outer shell, further expanding our knowledge of the upcoming digital SLR.

Ricoh shares the name and specifications of its forthcoming Pentax APS-C DSLR

Ricoh Imaging's new APS-C DSLR will feature a 26MP CMOS sensor, 5-axis IBIS, dual SD card slots and is set for a late-February 2021 release.

Ricoh releases Silver Edition version of its Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR, three D FA* lenses

The camera and lenses remain unchanged from their black versions with the exception of a more shiny paint job.

Pentax's new 'Brand Vision' shows it's doubling down on SLR camera systems

Pentax has created two videos and a microsite to showcase its dedication to 'the future of SLR photography.'

Ricoh launches 'Street Edition' version of its GR III with new paint and custom accessories

The GR III 'Street Edition' kit comes with a special paint job, custom genuine leather strap and a matching detachable viewfinder. Only 3500 kits will be sold starting in July, but the standalone GR III 'Street Edition' will be available in Autumn 2020.

Ricoh introduces HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm F1.4 lens

Ricoh has officially released the HD Pentax-D FA* 85mm F1.4 ED SDM AW lens for its full-frame DSLRs. This fast, weather-sealed portrait prime will ship in mid-June for $1899.

Ricoh video details the next flagship Pentax APS-C DSLR

Ricoh has published a video detailing the next flagship Pentax APS-C DSLR. Few details were revealed about this as-yet-unnamed camera, though the main focus of the video was its totally redesigned optical viewfinder.

Ricoh reveals D FA 21mm Limited, DA 16-50mm F2.8 and details D FA* 85mm F1.4

Ricoh has published a video setting out its development plans for new lenses, which include 85mm F1.4, 21mm F2.8 Limited, and 16-50mm F2.8 models.

Ricoh creates startup for specialty cameras, starts with new ultra-compact selfie camera

Ricoh's has spun off Vecnos, a new specialized camera startup venture funded by Ricoh. Its first product? An ultra-compact 360-degree camera designed to ‘reinvent the selfie.’

Ricoh announces its new ultra-rugged WG-70 camera

The WG-70 is Ricoh's latest ultra-compact in its WG series of rugged cameras. It features a 16 Megapixel backside-illuminated sensor capable of capturing 1080p (Full HD) video and features a number of dedicated shooting modes for underwater and macro photography.

Ricoh unveils HD Pentax-D FA 70–210mm F4 ED SDM WR telephoto zoom lens

The telephoto zoom features a constant F4 aperture across its 70-210mm focal length range, uses Pentax's supersonic direct-drive motor (SDM), and weighs 859g (1.89lbs).

Gear of the Year 2019 - Barney's choice part 1: Ricoh GR III

Senior Editor Barney Britton's first choice for Gear of the Year is a camera that he has carried with him more than any other in 2019 (not including his phone) – the Ricoh GR III.

Ricoh releases the Theta SC2, a 14MP 'enthusiast' 360-degree camera with 4K/30p video

The SC2 retains a similar form factor as its SC predecessor, but adds a number of incremental updates, including a small OLED display and new shooting modes.

NiSi launches 'Starter,' 'Professional' filter kits for Ricoh GR III cameras

The filter holders are constructed of an aluminum alloy and can rotate a full 360-degrees. Just make sure to remove the holder before turning off your camera, otherwise, your filters could end up shattered on the ground.

Ricoh adds new 'Handheld HDR' still capture mode to its Theta V, Z1 360-degree cameras

The new feature is found in the latest versions of the Ricoh Theta smartphone apps for Android and iOS, and require the latest firmware for both the Theta V and Theta Z1 cameras.

Ricoh shares 360º photos, videos from space captured in partnership with JAXA

Ricoh teamed up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to develop a specialized Theta camera capable of withstanding the harsh conditions of space. The resulting images and videos have now been published.

Ricoh releases firmware version 1.30 for its GR III camera system

Firmware version 1.30 adds a number of new customizability settings and addresses a number of issues present in past firmware versions.

Ricoh is developing a flagship APS-C DSLR set to be released in 2020

Ricoh has stated that it's developing a new flagship APS-C DSLR that it'll preview later this month and expects to bring to market in 2020.

Ricoh Japan teases infrared version of the Pentax KP DSLR, but don't plan on getting one

The Pentax KP IR is more or less identical to the standard KP with the exception that its IR filter has been removed to allow the sensor to capture non-visible light.

Ricoh updates Pentax 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 fisheye with new coatings and exterior

Ricoh has updated the 2006-vintage Pentax 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 fisheye with new 'HD' and 'SP' coatings, and a modernized the exterior to match its most recent DSLRs. Optically, the lens is unchanged from the original.

Ricoh GR III firmware version 1.20 adds 'Horizon Correction,' fixes AF issues and more

Ricoh has released the latest firmware update for its GR III camera, bringing with it a few new features and overall stability improvements.

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