More pix of the Pentax 645 medium format

Pentax were showcasing their 645 medium format digital camera again, following its appearance at Photokina in Autumn 2006. Via PhotographyBlog...

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Pentax Optio A10 in-depth review

The Optio A10 is an ultra-compact camera with an 8 Megapixel CCD and 3X optical zoom lens. The body is made mostly of metal, and it feels very solid for the most part. Weak spots include the usual flimsy...

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Pentax *ist DL DSLR reviewed

Image quality is excellent, the images have very good colour, with good contrast and detail, with low noise except at higher ISO settings. Images were slightly smoothed but this is adjustable within the camera. Purple fringing was not noticed, and...

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Pentax Digimax L85 announced

The new Digimax L85, the latest addition to Samsung's Prestige line of digital cameras, is the world's first digital still camera to feature High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI). This revolutionary new feature allows L85 users to share their photos on...

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Pentax 645 medium format finally slated for US release

Pentax are set to release their long-awaited US version of the Pentax 645 medium format digital camera at Orlando's PMA show. The camera will feature an 18.6 megapixel Kodak CCD and a typically huge (and fugly) body. No word on...

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Pentax Optio touchscreen compacts

Pentax has announced 3 new additions to its Optio range in the form of the T10, M10 and W10 digital cameras.The 6MP T10 with 3x optical zoom features a very generous 3-inch high-definition LCD monitor for easy viewing and a...

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Pentax Optio WPi reviewed

The Pentax Optio WPi is the only fully waterproof 6MP compact on the market, and it is ideal for any sort of outdoor activity short of serious SCUBA diving. It is also an ideal social camera for its sheer indestructibility...

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Pentax's Optio WPi waterproof camera review

The amphibious OptioWPi digital camera features 6.0 megapixels of resolution and a 3X optical zoom lens and captures high quality images both on land and up to three feet underwater without an additional waterproof housing. The OptioWPi is the perfect...

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Samsung releases GX-1S, their first dSLR

Samsung is announcing the February launch of their six mega-pixel dSLR entry, the GX-1S. This was "developed jointly" with Pentax, but otherwise appears to be a rebranded Pentax *ist with a less stupid name. Offering high portability and mobility through...

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New Pentax Optio A10 and E10

Here's another couple of cameras shown off at CES. Pentax had its compact Optio A10 with 8 megapixels and a 1.8-inch CCD with its own "shake reduction" technology. Whether any of these motion-stopping technologies work is still a mystery, but...

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Pentax Optio S6 reviewed

The Pentax Optio S6 is a six megapixel pixel digital camera. It is an ultra compact model. This is the type to slip easily into a pocket. The camera has a standard sized 3x optical zoom lens. The Optio S6...

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Pentax *ist DL

The smallest and lightest digital SLR on the market at the time of this writing, the *ist DL is also among the most affordable in the 6-megapixel category. As the entry-level model in the Pentax line, it was designed...

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Pentax intros Optio A10 and Optio E10

Pentax busted out two new digital cameras ahead of CES today, the Optio A10 and the Optio E10. Nothing crazy, the Optio A10(pictured above) is an eight megapixel model with shake reduction technology and a 3x optical zoom lens,...

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Pentax Optio WPi review

Pentax Optio WPi review : Quite soon after Pentax had introduced the first Optio WP camera, the Pentax Optio WPi was born. The Pentax WPi at first glance seems to be a compact digital camera for the day to...

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Pentax Optio S6

The Pentax Optio S6 is a well-built, compact and attractive camera that is a pleasure to use for snapshots but won't dazzle with its photo quality...

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smc Pentax DA Fish-Eye 10-17mm lens

smc Pentax DA Fish-Eye 10-17mm lens : Pentax announced the smc Pentax DA Fish-Eye 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED [IF] lens. Designed exclusively for use with the Pentax line of digital SLRs, this interchangeable lens offers fish-eye to super wide-angle performance...

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Pentax Optio S6 Review by CNET.

CNET has posted a review of the Pentax Optio S6 which they give a rating of 6.8 (Good). They describe the performance of the Optio S6 as - 'The aluminum-alloy, 6-megapixel Pentax Optio S6--which the company bills as small...

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Sigma 10-20mm DC for Konica Minolta & Pentax

December 6, 2005 - 09.00 GMTSigma announces that the new 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC lens, announced in November, is now also available for the Konica Minolta and Pentax digital SLR cameras. The lens allows enjoyment of super wide-angle photography...

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Pentax Optio S60 Review

If you are looking for a stylish, easy to use digital camera the Pentax Optio S60 offers you the chance to buy at a very reasonable price. I found this to be a very adaptable camera. The only obvious...

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Pentax Announces First Pentax DA Fish-Eye Lens

Golden, CO. (November 30, 2005)...PENTAX Imaging Company has announced the smc PENTAX DA FISH-EYE 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED [IF] lens. Designed exclusively for use with the PENTAX line of digital SLRs, this interchangeable lens offers fish-eye (180° diagonal angle of...

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Pentax, Konica Minolta, and Vivitar lenses posted to SLRgear.com

We've updated SLRgear.com to include even more fine SLR lenses for your review, bringing the site total to a whopping 285 lenses. We had a lot of requests for Pentax and Konica Minolta in particular, so we're looking forward...

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Pentax news: 10-17mm Fish-eye, firmware update

Pentax has made a couple of big announcements in the last two days. To recap: Yesterday they announced a new wide-angle digital *ist D mount lens. Today they announced a firmware upgrade for the *ist DS The PENTAX DA...

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DivX Technology Adopted by Pentax to Create Industry's First DivX Certified(R) Digital Camera

DivX Technology Adopted by Pentax to Create Industry's First DivX Certified(R) Digital Camera DivX, Inc. announced today that the first DivX(R) Certified digital still camera, the Pentax Optio S6, is now available for sale in retail stores in Europe,...

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Pentax announces Optio 50L

Pentax Europe has announced a new digital camera model that is closely based on the existing Optio50 model. The Pentax Optio 50L shares the same lens, imager, and most other functionality of the previous model, but with the optical...

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Pentax Optio 50L: "Simple" mode says it all

The Optio 50L isn’t going to do a whole lot to enhance Pentax’s status among prosumers, though it might further endear the brand to budget shooters. The point-and-shoot includes a 5 megapixel CCD (which seems to be the new...

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Pentax Optio 50L introduced

Pentax Optio 50L : Pentax introduces the new Pentax Optio 50L, a compact, lightweight digital camera that makes digital photography easy for virtually anyone. Incorporating a handy "Simple" mode, it allows the user to quickly choose an icon that...

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Samsung and Pentax getting together on DSLRs

Looks like these days the quick way for the big boys who’re hangin’ DSLR-free to get in on the action is to lend their name to a partnership with a reputable camera manufacturer. It hasn’t paid off in dividends...

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