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Pentax K-50 Review

Arriving barely a year after the release of the K-30, the K-50 is very similar to its predecessor with only a few minor tweaks including 120 color options.

Pentax K-3 Review: Sharp and Speedy, No Video AF

The Pentax K-3 is a fantastic DSLR camera if you are looking to produce beautiful still imagery, but the lack of AF during video is a no-go with hybrid shooters.

Nikon D600 vs. Pentax K-3 Image Comparison: Pentax Sweeps Nikon

In a head-to-head competition of the Nikon D600 vs. the Pentax K-3, the Pentax K-3 easily sweeps the Nikon D600.

Pentax Astrotracer Review: Astrophotography Made Easier

Want to move past the basics of night photography? Pentax's astrotracer offers great benefits for the price!

Ricoh Theta Review

The Ricoh Theta has a very specific use; capturing spherical photos. But those looking to buy it will want to consider cost, image quality, and limited capabilities first.

Corel AfterShot Pro Review: A Worthy Competitor to Adobe Lightroom?

Is Corel's new AfterShot Pro software really in the same digital photo editing league as Adobe Lightroom and Apple's Aperture?

Pentax Q Review: Think Small

The daring little Pentax Q is, without a doubt, the smallest currently available compact system camera. With a point-and-shoot pedigree, it offers 12 megapixel stills, a fast f/1.9 prime kit[...]

Pentax MX-1 Review: So Much To Like

Pentax's MX-1 is a welcome addition to the compact camera lineup. It offers 12 MP, a 4x zoom, maunual modes, and good image quality.

Pentax K-30 Review: Great Price, Great Features

The little brother to the K-5II exceeds entry level price expectations with quick AF, 16.3 MP APS-C sensor and very good image quality.

Pentax K-3 II Brings Heavenly Astrophotography Improvements

With cameras, sequels and follow-ups are near always better than the original. In the case of the new Pentax K-3 II, this year’s redux of the ever popular K-3 brings[...]

Pentax Q7 Review

The Pentax Q7 is a super compact interchangeable lens camera with a small 1/1.7-inch sensor to match. Will the little Q7 be able to play with the big dogs?

Pentax K-x Review

The Pentax K-x is a compact, beginner-friendly DSLR. Though similar in size and shape to the K2000, it shares some of the features of their pro K-7. Unique functions like[...]

Pentax K-5II Review: A Praiseworthy Challenger

The flagship K-5II has 16.3MP on an APS-C sensor. It is lightweight, has in-camera IS and has very good image quality.

Pentax K100D Super Review

Last year when Pentax introduced the K100D, they advertised it as "an affordable, full featured, user friendly digital SLR." This year when the Pentax K100D Super was announced, they advertised[...]

Pentax K-7 Review

The Pentax K-7 is a surprisingly affordable DSLR that rivals the performance and features of the Canon 7D and the Nikon D300S for a fraction of the price. In our[...]

Pentax DA* 300mm f/4 Lens Review

With a lot to live up to, we were interested to see how things would play out for the latest high-dollar, long-reach offering from Pentax - the Pentax DA* 300mm[...]

Pentax K-r Review

Pentax attempts to capitalize on the K-x's success with a step-up alternative in the new K-r DSLR. It adds higher performance features like 6 fps burst shooting to the basic[...]

Pentax DA 35mm f/2.8 Macro Limited Lens Review

Every major camera company has at least one thing they do exceptionally well. Pentax has long been famous for making some of the best prime lenses money can buy, and[...]

Pentax HD 20-40mm f2.8-4 DA Limited Lens: Image Gallery and First Look

The image quality of the new Pentax 20-40mm f/2.8-4 Limited lens is fantastic. But the price has us hoping for a holiday sale.

Pentax X90 Review

Pentax was a latecomer to the ultrazoom market with the X70, and it received praise for good image quality mixed with criticism of battery life and poor video quality. Did[...]