Pentax

  • Pentax K-7 videos galore, new lenses leaked

    Pentax K-7 videos galore, new lenses leaked

    Happy Tuesday! Hope ya’ll had a good weekend. Just for you, reader, we have some videos of the Pentax K-7 going head to head with the Nikon D3 and an overview from the team at Pentax in Golden, CO. There’s also some talk of new lenses that may or may not reveal what Pentax has in the pipe for their SLR line. Read More

  • Pentax releases four official K-7 sample images

    Pentax releases four official K-7 sample images

    Despite my new found love for manual film SLRs, I can’t help but lust over the new Pentax K-7 that was announced earlier this week. Our good buddy Dan Havlik got a full week with a pre-production model and his positive hands-on of the K-7 gives all of us Pentaxians hope that the seventh gen SLR is going to kick some much needed ass. Read More

  • The Pentax K-7 DSLR gets a solid early review

    The Pentax K-7 DSLR gets a solid early review

    The recently announce Pentax K-7 is shaping up nicely. The 14.6-megapixel shooter has an impressive spec list that includes 720p HD video recording, an HDR mode, and a solid body, but the high price of $1,299 took some by surprise. That price is notably more than the new Nikon D5000 and Canon T1i that feature similar specs. An early review by DemsystifyingDigital though gave the camera very high… Read More

  • Official: Pentax unveils the K-7 DSLR [Update]

    Official: Pentax unveils the K-7 DSLR [Update]

    Let’s just forget about all those silly leaks from the last two weeks and imagine that this is the first time we’ve heard of the Pentax K-7. Deal? Most of the specs were a tad off if that helps. Pentax announced today their seventh generation SLR, the K-7. The latest K-series SLR is chock full of features in a compact magnesium alloy body that’s just as rugged as its predecessors. Under the… Read More

  • Pentax K-7 image and specs emerge [Update]

    Pentax K-7 image and specs emerge [Update]

    Finally, we have the factory specs on the Pentax K-7, and the teasing is over. Keep in mind these are factory specifications, but Pentax has been known to change things slightly before the camera's actually hit the sales floor, usually for the better. We are seeing that most of the rumors are true however, including the much hoped for 100% viewfinder. Read More

  • Pentax teases new K DSLR, announcement on May 20

    Pentax teases new K DSLR, announcement on May 20

    Is it the K-7? Will it have a strobe light and MP3 playback? Will it have video recording? I can’t wait! Pentax Read More

  • Pentax President Ned Bunnell spills the beans on unannounced K-7 DSLR

    Pentax President Ned Bunnell spills the beans on unannounced K-7 DSLR

    The unannounced K-7 DSLR from Pentax will feature- according to President Bunnell- a built-in MP3 player and an LCD that doubles as a strobe light. That sounds fantastic! Read More

  • It's the Pentax K-7, not K7D

    It's the Pentax K-7, not K7D

    RiceHigh, bless his or her heart, claims to have the scoop on everything, but specs for the upcoming K-7 DSLR. As I mentioned the other RiceHigh, bless his or her heart, claims to have the scoop on everything, but specs for the upcoming K-7 DSLR. As I mentioned the other week, the nomenclature for all Pentax SLRs going forward will be dropping the “D” and simply going with K-x. Read More

  • Pentax K7D quasi-confirmed for May 21, specs and images 'leaked'

    Pentax K7D quasi-confirmed for May 21, specs and images 'leaked'

    We’ve been tracking the purported new Pentax DSLR for a couple weeks now and sometime last night in Europe an official looking flyer was discovered for the new K from Pentax. We can’t really tell anything based on the image, but it’s definitely a new body and it’s coming on May 21. Supposed specs for the ‘K7D’ are as follows: Read More

  • Mystery Pentax DSLR revealed as K7D?

    Mystery Pentax DSLR revealed as K7D?

    The Pentax Forums have been buzzing since the first images of the purported next gen Pentax DSLR surfaced last week. It was widely speculated to be the K30D, but it appears that Pentax has confirmed it to be the K7D according to Austrian site fotografie. What strikes me as odd is that I know Pentax is veering away from the “D” nomenclature, which is quite evident with the K2000/K-m. It’s… Read More