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Pentax announces Hope For Japan relief effort

05/02/2011, Pentax, a Japanese optics company that specializes in cameras and sports optics, has announced that they have started an initiative to benefit the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief efforts. For every digital or sports optics...

Pentax NC mirrorless system spotted

03/31/2011, Word on the street have it that Pentax will be rolling out their Pentax NC mirrorless system later this May or June, and as with any self-respecting tech site, we would want to scour the Internet to bring you any possible leaked images – so here...

Werewolf-proof Pentax DA silver lenses coming your way

02/07/2011, We caught sight of the silver limited edition K-5 DSLR camera earlier this evening and briefly mentioned the new silver lenses available, but here are more details on the nitty gritty for those who are interested. The unique DA Limited series of prime...

Pentax unveils silver limited edition K-5 DSLR camera

02/07/2011, Aside from the new rugged cameras, Pentax has taken the opportunity to unveil a limited edition version of its K-5 DSLR camera, and this one offers a silver body, a uniquely shaped grip and a shock-resistant and scratchproof glass surrounding the LCD...

Pentax rugged Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS compact cameras

02/07/2011, If you’re the kind who lives an active lifestyle, chances are that you’d want a rugged camera with you. Pentax has updated its rugged camera range with the Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS, with the latter obviously offering GPS as an additional benefit. The...

Pentax K-r DSLR gets limited edition Bonnie Pink model

02/06/2011, Pentax recently announced a spanking new limited edition Pentax K-r DSLR model that takes after the Japanese singer’s name, Bonnie Pink. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this Bonnie Pink model is limited to just 100 units, and you can order said...

Pentax K-7 and K-x get firmware upgrades

01/18/2011, Owners of the Pentax K-7 and K-x DSLR cameras might want to take note that Pentax has just released new firmware upgrades for both cameras, offering SDXC card compatibility, boosting your storage capacity, though the bad news is that transfer rates...

Pentax Unleashes Special Robot Edition K-r DSLR

12/03/2010, Pentax has just unveiled a special edition of its K-r DSLR camera, with a bright, multi-colored body and a robotic head that fits into the flash hot shoe. The color design also extends to the lens, which is included in the kit for $1200 and will be made...

Panasonic and Pentax releases new firmware updates

11/18/2010, Panasonic and Pentax will be introducing new firmware updates for their digital cameras, with Panasonic being the apparent “winner” here as their 1.11 update for the DMC-G2 will deliver a much better performance when taking photos courtesy of...

Lensbaby Scout With Fisheye For DSLR Cameras

10/13/2010, Lensbaby has introduced a new Fisheye lens for DSLR cameras, the Scout. The lens offers a 12mm focal length and is capable of capturing a 160-degree angle of view, offering extreme close-up shots from as little as half an inch from the lens. While many...

Pentax K-5 launched at Photokina 2010

09/20/2010, Pentax has rolled out the K-5 DSLR at Photokina 2010 in Germany today, where this spanking new interchangeable lens digital SLR camera that retails for £1,199.99, where it will originally come equipped with an 18-55mm WR kit lens. This new model...

Pentax K-5 DSLR Leak Suggest K-7 Successor

09/10/2010, Pentax, which makes great high-end cameras at affordable prices, may have a successor to the aging K-7 DSLR by the name of the K-5, a semi-professional shooter with a rugged chassis. While still not a lot of information is known from the K-5, the...

Pentax NB1000 Is A Lego-like Compact Camera

09/09/2010, Looks like the RS1000 wasn’t the only camera from Pentax that places a heavy emphasis on customization. The NB1000, which is technically identical to the RS1000, comes with a Lego-like body, allowing you to customize your camera with different...