Pentax

The New Pentax X-5 Digital Camera: From Macro to Megazoom

Pentax has introduced a new 16MP point-and-shoot digital camera designed for the photographer who wants a high resolution, versatile camera that can travel anywhere.

Aquatic Cameras for the Rest of Us

We're waist-deep in summer, and that means we’re neck-deep in the water with friends and family. What better way to capture your aquatic summer adventures than with an underwater camera? Each of the major players in the photo industry has fine underwater offerings that make getting memorable shots under the sea, or just within reach of the waves, a cinch.

Avoid Potential Disasters with a Back-Up Kit

When diving into the world of Wedding Photography, you must have a plan and be prepared for anything. Like the very wedding you’re going to shoot, you need to know what is going to happen, when and where it is going to happen and how it is expected to happen.

High-Definition Wedding Photography

Still photography and weddings have coexisted and depended on one another for just about as long as photographs have been made. Over the course of the 180 or so years of photography, the technology has obviously evolved and has been adapted to record these special events.

New Pentax K-30 and New 50mm f/1.8 Lens Offer Refined Performance and Durability

The K-30 is Pentax’s newest endeavor in the DSLR market and features a familiar set of specifications, while improving upon functionality and overall efficiency. Pentax has also announced a new medium-telephoto-length 50mm f/1.8 prime lens.

Compact Binoculars

Woe to those who haven’t been awed by the impact of peering through a good binocular. And double-woe to those who aren’t aware of the fact a good—make that a terrific binocular—need not set you back a king’s ransom.

The Art and Craft of Point-and-Shoot Macro Photography

I’ve been a fan of pocket-size cameras since they passed the six-megapixel mark some years ago. Since then point-and-shoot digital cameras have become progressively better with every round of upgrades. 

A New Pentax Wide-Angle Lens for Large Sensors

The recently announced Pentax SMC DA 645 25mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM AW lens is a highly attractive optic that fills the previous void for a wide-angle lens that can be used with the Pentax 645D camera system.  

Pancake Lenses that are Small, Light and Visually Succinct

Pancake lenses, those small fixed focal length lenses that barely protrude from your camera’s lens mount, are becoming increasingly common of late, and for several reasons. 

A New Limited-Edition Pentax K-5 with a Truly Thin (0.36") 40mm Lens

Pentax has a loyal following going back decades, and even today DSLRs wearing the Pentax nameplate are recognized as being among the finest in the world of compact DSLRs. Pentax’s current flagship camera is the K-5.

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