1. Pentax K-3 II Discontinued

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    …well, that’s what a Japanese retailer says on its website, and so the interweb rumours begin. Apparently Pentax like Thursdays for announcements, so maybe they’ll release a new K into the wild soon. And in other rumour news…Kodak may also re-release Kodachrome film, soon after announcing that Ektachrome will be...
  2. 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...
  3. Pentax disco baby

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    Pentax Ricoh release another DLSR model, the KS-1, which is a colourful little beast, fitting into the beginner enthusiast category. Here’s dpreview’s thoughts…the illumination interface system sounds fairly pointless and garish, but boys, toys and flashing lights go together I suppose. The next logical step is for the camera to...
  4. Ricoh GXR RIP

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    Another brave design bites the dust. Ricoh’s GXR is being quietly phased out from the UK. Germany is reported to have the last stocks…so I may be scrolling eBay for the M Unit going cheap! I got my GXR in a great deal and sold on the M Unit for...
  5. Pentax K-3

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    So the latest and greatest Pentax model is about to be unleashed onto an underwhelmed Pentaxian crowd. Or…so the rumours go. The only reason to be underwhelmed is because of the ever present hope of the full frame holy grail – something everybody wants, but doesn’t necessarily need, or be...
  6. “Ricohized”

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    It’s been a little while since some camera gear news was on Photonbox, so here’s an interesting one regarding Pentax. The full-frame rumour mill continues to churn up the hopes and desires of Pentaxians, whilst Pentax brand owner, Ricoh continues to chip away at the Pentax brand by Ricohizing their...
  7. Pentax K-01

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    Oh how I love a new camera rumour, and what’s more exciting is that it’s a Pentax one – not another ‘Canikon’. According to Mirrorless Rumours website, there’s a launch tomorrow of the K-01. It may be called that anyway…it may not even exist, as is the way with camera...

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