Pentax 2009 Camera Articles

Popular Pentax Articles for 2009

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-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 K2000 Review

"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 with a new release that's smaller, lighter,[...]

Pentax DA* 55mm f/1.4 SDM Lens Review

Mention the name "Pentax" around photographers and most of them will immediately think of fantastic prime lenses. Pentax has long been famous for making some of the best prime lenses[...]

Pentax X70 Review

The ultrazoom category is a force to be reckoned with in today's market. Not only do these cameras offer a wide-to-telephoto focal range; they cost less than a dedicated SLR.[...]

Pentax DA 15mm F4ED AL Limited Lens Review

Pentax has long been famous for making some of the best prime lenses money can buy, and they've consistently turned out lenses that most hard-working photographers can afford. Jerry Jackson[...]

LensAlign Pro Review

The LensAlign Pro by RawWorkflow is a lens alignment tool targeted towards professional and amateur photographers who want the sharpest possible focus from their DSLR. In this review we try[...]

Pentax Optio P70 Review

Announced at this year's CES, the 12 megapixel Pentax Optio P70 is one of the latest compacts to enter the "digital dozen" club and becomes the pixel count flagship of[...]

Pentax Optio E70 Review

The Pentax Optio E70 has all the makings of a good starter camera - simple controls, totally automatic shooting, and a 10.0 megapixel sensor complimented by a 3x optical zoom[...]

Pentax to release 30 megapixel DSLR next year

As part of an upcoming Japanese photo expo, Pentax Japan recently announced the development of a 30 megapixel digital SLR to be released sometime next year. The 645 Digital[...]

Head to Head: Nikon D60 vs. Pentax K2000

What makes the perfect consumer DSLR? After great images and a reasonable price, compactness may be the most important consideration in choosing an everyday DSLR. With that in mind, we[...]

Pentax K-x gets firmware update

Pentax has released a firmware update for its K-x DSLR.

Pentax releases firmware update for K20D DSLR

Pentax has released a firmware update for its K20D digital SLR camera. The new version, 1.03, improves operation of the Shake Reduction (SR) function of the camera.

Pentax K-x with HD video unveiled

The Pentax K2000 gave Pentax fans an answer to their call for a lighter, less bulky DSLR. Today, they've unveiled the Pentax K-x, another lightweight entry-level unit designed to lure[...]

Pentax K-x Hands On

Tonight, Pentax showed off the newest member of their digital camera lineup, the Pentax K-x. A sort of hybrid of their K2000/K-m and K-7 models, the small but sturdy[...]

Pentax K-7 Announced

Pentax Imaging Company announced today the launch of the much-rumored Pentax K-7 digital SLR camera. The newest Pentax K series camera is designed for advanced photographers seeking high-end design[...]

Pentax K-7 First Thoughts

The official Pentax K-7 announcement is hot off the press this morning, and we've been lucky enough to get our hands on a pre-production model. We put it through the[...]

Pentax rolls out Optio P80, E80 compacts

Pentax will be bringing a pair of new Optio cameras - the entry-level E80, and the performance-minded P80 - to market next month. Targeting budget conscious buyers, the new Optios[...]

Firmware update for Pentax K-7

Pentax has released a firmware update for its enthusiast/semi-pro grade DSLR, the K-7.

Pentax Optio WS80 touts HD underwater movies

In addition to updates to its P- and E-series Optio models, Pentax has announced plans to launch a new waterproof point-and-shoot. The new 10 megapixel Pentax Optio WS80 builds on[...]