1. The K-1 has landed…

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    …and I should probably add, with a thud, as it’s a solid beast, but in a reassuring and rugged way. Like the Land Rover Defender of the camera world. I sold off my trusty Pentax K-7, which has served me well, along with a couple of other APSC lenses. I’d...
  2. The Photography Show 2016

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    Long time no see dear reader, but life catches up, and more sleep is always required. I visited The Photography Show at the NEC in Birmingham this week to pick up and handle a few different camera’s at the same time – albeit with some shuffling between exhibitor stands and...
  3. Pentax K-1

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    In the wee small hours, a new creature was released into the photography world…a new challenger in the dSLR 35mm or “full-frame” landscape. Yes finally, after literally years of speculation of ‘would-they’, ‘wouldn’t-they’, and if they would, when would they bloody do it! Pentaxians rejoice and hurl abuse at the...
  4. Pentax full frame announced

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    News just in via dpreview, that Ricoh have announced that a Pentax branded full frame DSLR will finally actually materialise; no longer to be an urban myth that Pentaxians discuss in hushed tones… The company didn’t share a whole lot of detail, other than to say that it will be...
  5. iRX1

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    It’s official…the Sony RX1 is the best camera EVER! Well, within the parameters of a small, mirrorless, full-frame, fixed prime lens, non-Leica camera with a $5000 lens at least. Pretty good for an upstart electronics giant! This is of course according to the ever-enthused Steve Huff, who is currently being...
  6. Pentax K5 Discontinued!

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    Several stories abound that stocks of the Pentax K5 are no longer available in Japan, and that the flagship DSLR is being discontinued, ahead of a new model being launched at the Photokina show in September. The mid-range K30 was recently launched with some spec’s outperforming the K5. The Pentax...

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