Popular Pentax Articles for 2008
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[...]
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 has updated their workhorse constant aperture lens, launching the DA 17-70mm f/4, but this high-end consumer lens has some big shoes to fill.
With Pentax's 6 megapixel entry-level concept beginning to really show its age, few were surprised by the addition of a new 10.2 megapixel DSLR, the Pentax K200D, to the company's[...]
When Pentax recently released their updated flagship K20D and mid-range K200D, they also offered a series of new "DA" lenses designed specifically for Pentax DSLRs. One of the most impressive[...]
While it wasn't the flashiest, the smallest, or the fastest camera we reviewed this month, the Pentax K200D is a huge leap forward for Pentax's base-level SLR line.
Pentax's Optio compacts have tended to fly under the radar, but if the snappy little Pentax Optio V20 is an indication of a new design philosophy, that could change.
The Pentax Optio E50 is Pentax's answer to the Canon PowerShot A470 and Nikon Coolpix L models - all basic entry-level, point-and-shoot digital cameras. With its low price and dead[...]
We took our show on the road to check out the imaging industry's latest at the 2008 PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo. Here's what we found...
Our Pentax DA 17-70mm f/4 lens review is still in process, but in the meantime we've posted a gallery of preliminary shots taken with this lens.
The U.K.'s What Digital Camera magazine provided a synopsis of an interview the publication conducted with Young-Bae Kim, a Samsung exec overseeing the company's DSLR product line. In the interview,[...]
Pentax's new parent company, HOYA Corp., has decided to divest the brand of its mobile printing division.
"Small" and "light" haven't always been part of Pentax's K-series vocabulary, but the new 10.2 megapixel Pentax K2000 looks to change this perception.
The folks at lens maker Carl Zeiss have been busy this week, with several new premium glass options coming from the manufacturer this week. The latest, announced today, is the[...]
After a few minutes of hands-on time with both the new Samsung GX-20 and its technological counterpart, the Pentax K20D, it was surprising to see not how much the two[...]
Aesthetically, the Pentax K20D is virtually identical to the previous generation K10D, and it takes an experienced eye to notice the differences between these two SLRs. Pentax added a X-sync[...]
Pentax has launched the latest entry-level model in its basic Optio E series, the Pentax Optio E60.
Working in tandem with its new DSLR releases, Pentax has announced the addition of five new DA-series lenses to its lineup. New glass includes two additions to the DA* line[...]
Coming on the heels of Pentax's K20D announcement and in light of a pre-release leak on a Norwegian website several weeks ago, Samsung's release of their latest GX-20 14.6 megapixel[...]
Pentax, and parent company Hoya, are the latest players in the digicam market to report sales declines and stagnant overall growth.