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Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range

Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range

By 15 April 2014

There are camera and then there are cameras. Ricoh Pentax has just announced a wedge of camera gear that firmly sits in the latter category: the medium format Pentax 645Z. An update to the earlier Pentax 645D, the Z is the second model in the company's... >>

Ricoh unveils WG-4, WG-20 outdoor cameras aimed for the elements

Ricoh unveils WG-4, WG-20 outdoor cameras aimed for the elements

By 5 February 2014

Ricoh has taken the wraps off three new digital compact cameras aimed to go just about anywhere, ahead of the CP+ photo show in Japan. The WG-4 is being released in both a non-GPS and GPS model, replacing the WG-3 released in 2013. The new version not... >>

Ricoh GR goes limited edition with green 'wave-patterned' body, only 5,000 available

Ricoh GR goes limited edition with green 'wave-patterned' body, only 5,000 available

By 22 October 2013

Ricoh is trying to make a name for itself in the high-end camera space, and in doing so, it wants to appease its fans with a limited-edition product. The company has introduced a new GR Limited Edition camera, available in only 5,000 units worldwide.... >>

Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more

Pentax K-3 intros 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, 27-point autofocus system and more

By 7 October 2013

The Pentax K-3, unveiled today, sees Pentax up the ante in the APS-C DSLR market, but there's still no sign of a full-frame model. That's a mix of great and not-so-great news, but let's focus on the good stuff. And there's plenty of it. The K-3 introduces... >>

Pentax K-3 pictures and hands-on: Top-spec DSLR sticks with APS-C sensor, loads up on new features

Pentax K-3 pictures and hands-on: Top-spec DSLR sticks with APS-C sensor, loads up on new features

By 7 October 2013

Ahead of the unveiling of the Pentax K-3 we had the chance to test out a pre-production model of this top-spec DSLR. And we like what we've seen from the top-spec camera's features. Despite various rumours Pentax has not pushed into the full-frame DSLR... >>

Ricoh Theta hands-on: we explore Ricoh's 360-degree, app-controllable camera

Ricoh Theta hands-on: we explore Ricoh's 360-degree, app-controllable camera

By 7 September 2013

The Ricoh Theta is a camera with a single purpose: it takes 360-degree panoramas and stitches them into spherical, navigable files within a few seconds. But there's no screen on this device, just two protruding wide-angle lenses that make it look like... >>

Ricoh Theta camera is designed to take spherical pictures in just one shot

Ricoh Theta camera is designed to take spherical pictures in just one shot

By 5 September 2013

Announced during the IFA 2013 consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, the Ricoh Theta is claimed to be the first mass-produced camera that can take spherical pictures in one shot. It houses a proprietary ultra-small twin-lens folded optical system... >>

Ricoh offers HZ15 digital camera, 5 HD Pentax lenses and auto flash units - all in September

Ricoh offers HZ15 digital camera, 5 HD Pentax lenses and auto flash units - all in September

By 27 August 2013

Ricoh Imaging has introduced a bevy of new products such as a high-magnification digital camera, five HD Pentax interchangeable lenses and two auto-flash units. First up is the Ricoh HZ15 digital compact camera. It sports a high-magnification optical... >>

A week in reviews: 5 - 9 August

A week in reviews: 5 - 9 August

By 10 August 2013

This week we've been banging out the tunes via Beats' latest Studio headphones while taking a look at some top-spec camera kit. But it's also the week that we bring you the verdict on the Motorola Moto X. The all-American and, indeed, America-only smartphone... >>

Ricoh GR review
4 out of 5

Ricoh GR review

By 6 August 2013

There are high-end compact cameras and there are high-end compact cameras. The Ricoh GR most definitely fits into the latter group: there's an APS-C size sensor - the same size as found in many DSLR cameras - paired up with a fixed 28mm equivalent f/2.8... >>