Combine two deals to get this impressive software for $67.99 through June 3rd
By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on May 20, 2022
Until June 3rd, Topaz Labs is running a sale on its Gigapixel AI software, offering $20 off the normal price of $99.99. This featured sale can be combined with the exclusive 15% coupon code from Pentax Forums to bring the final price down to $67.99, or $32 off the regular price!
Simply use the coupon code pentaxuser at checkout.
Gigapixel uses deep learning to upscale images without creating artifacts. This allows you to print larger, crop further, and enhance fine details in your photographs. Gigapixel, like other Topaz software, can be used standalone or as a Photoshop plugin. Stay tuned for our in-depth review.
The sale includes the newly-released version 6.1 of the software, which includes a suite of new algorithms.
The coupon can also be used on other Topaz Labs software, such as Denoise AI. Act now to get these substantial savings! By taking advantage of this deal, you will also support the forum and be eligible for a free account upgrade.
Vote for the overall winner!
By PF Staff in Photo Contests on May 15, 2022
After the end of the nomination phase of last month's official Urban Landscape photo contest, we're now ready to announce our top 15 finalists! Click on the link below to view the photos in full size and cast your vote in the poll:
As usual for our monthly photo contests, voting closes in a week, and then we'll announce the winners.
Don't miss our May Ultra-wide Perspective photo contest, which closes to submissions at the end of the month.
"Shoot the boring/mundane/everyday in a creative way"
By PF Staff in Photo Contests on May 9, 2022
From today through June 15, 2022, we are accepting entries for a special photo contest featuring the SMC Pentax-DA 21mm F3.2 lens as the grand prize!
The contest theme is simple: "Shoot the boring/mundane/everyday in a creative way". Entries for this contest must be taken between March 30 and June 15, 2022.
To learn more about the contest and view the submission instructions, please visit the full contest announcement by following the link below.
Lowest US price on the K-3 III to date
By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on May 1, 2022
A new month often means new savings, but today there's an extra special treat for those who have been waiting for the Pentax K-3 Mark III: as of May 1st, the camera is available for $300 off— the lowest overall price we have seen since its launch. The savings apply to both the black and silver models.
- Black K-3 III at B&H Photo ($1696.95)
- Black K-3 III at Adorama ($1696.95)
- Black K-3 III at Amazon ($1696.95)
- Black K-3 III at Ricoh ($1699.95)
- Silver K-3 III at B&H Photo ($1696.95)
- Silver K-3 III at Adorama ($1696.95)
- Silver K-3 III at Ricoh Imaging ($1699.95)
By shopping at our partner stores, you help support the forum and may be eligible for a free 1-year forum account upgrade.
For the latest deals on all kinds of Ricoh and Pentax cameras, lenses, and accessories, check out the Pentax Forums Deal Finder and Price Alert tool.
Learn more in our in-depth review of the K-3 III.
Win a gift card and other prizes in our monthly photo contest
By PF Staff in Photo Contests on May 1, 2022
We're herewith announcing our monthly photo contest for May. The theme for this month is "Ultra-wide Perspective".
Show us an image taken with an ultra-wide-angle lens with the aim to emphasize depth or perspective. The diagonal field of view must be 75 degrees or wider. This means a focal length of 18mm or wider when shooting APS-C, 28mm or wider when shooting full-frame, and 35mm or wider with 645 digital. For other formats: check a lens table if you're in doubt. Good luck!
First prize is a $50 gift card to B&H Photo, second prize is a one year forum account upgrade, and third prize is a box of photo paper form Red River.
The official contest rules are found here.
If you haven't done so already we invite you to browse our special gallery of last month's photo contest submissions and nominate your favorites.