Ricoh’s Pentax WG-90 is a WG-80 with a new name

Nov 15, 2023
John Aldred

Ricoh has announced the new Pentax WG-90. And true to form, it’s pretty much identical to its predecessor. In fact, I can’t see a single…

This device claims to turn your Ricoh GR into a “wide format XPan”

Jul 17, 2023
John Aldred

Well, I think this has to be the dumbest snake oil nonsense product I’ve seen so far this year. Being sold by the “Ding ding…

Pentax offers a sneak peek of new film camera prototype at Japan exhibition

Jul 4, 2023
John Aldred

It’s no secret that Pentax is working on a film camera. They’ve actually made quite a big deal of it, with the launch of a…

Pentax Update #2 reveals their first new film camera will be a compact camera

May 15, 2023
John Aldred

In December, Pentax announced they were developing a new film camera. At the time, there was no real information on exactly what type of film…

Pentax takes a step back into the past with the launch of the “Film Camera Project”

Dec 22, 2022
John Aldred

Pentax is an odd duck, for sure. They’ve held onto DSLRs with a death grip against the onslaught of DSLRs, which could potentially become their…

Is Ricoh finally giving up on Pentax DSLRs and leaving the camera business?

Dec 7, 2022
John Aldred

In a recent article on Japanese outlet Newswitch, Ricoh CFO Shun Kawaguchi says that the company is looking to essentially dump some of its business…

Pentax has officially announced the new Pentax KF DSLR but it’s basically a K-70 with a flippy out LCD

Nov 10, 2022
John Aldred

Pentax has now officially announced the new Pentax KF APS-C DSLR. I say “new”, but it’s not really that much different to the K-70. It’s…

Ricoh Europe is killing off and replacing its EU website – existing accounts will not be transferred

Aug 10, 2022
John Aldred

Ricoh has reportedly sent out an email to customers informing them that they’re shutting down their EU website at on September 5th. It seems…

Ricoh has announced a standalone version of the Ricoh GR IIIx Urban Edition camera

Jul 8, 2022
John Aldred

Ricoh’s limited-edition GR IIIx Urban Edition camera, released in March as a kit including some matching accessories now appears to have made it into the…

Ricoh’s new rugged and waterproof WG-80 is basically a WG-70 with a slightly redesigned shell and brighter ring light

May 19, 2022
John Aldred

Ricoh has announced their new WG-80, the latest in their line of rugged and waterproof compact cameras designed for underwater, outdoor and industrial photography. With…