The milky way, a medium format camera and a f/4 lens – this is how it went

Feb 20, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

For several years I have believed that shooting with a medium format camera at high iso would yield a terrible result. I have thought that…

A quick guide for using Pixel Shift in Lightroom

Feb 17, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

Pentax Pixel Shift is a fantastic feature when it comes to boosting the dynamic range, increase the level of detail and reduce the noise in…

Ricoh announces HD Pentax-D FA 70–210mm F4 ED SDM WR telephoto zoom lens.

Jan 23, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

Pentax just announced the HD PENTAX-D FA 70–210mm F4 ED SDM WR Pentax K-mount lens. For Pentax APS-C cameras that is equivalent to 107–322mm. The…

Pentax is not dead, as Ricoh announced development of new flagship APS-C DSLR

Sep 21, 2019
John Aldred

So, we don’t know what it’s called, but it will be a Pentax K mount DSLR, it will have an APS-C sized sensor and it…

Sigma dumps Pentax to focus on mirrorless – will no longer make K-mount DSLR lenses

Sep 10, 2019
John Aldred

Well, this is bad news for Pentax shooters. Sigma had already stopped creating Pentax versions of their newer Art, Sports and Contemporary series lenses, but…

Ricoh denies rumors that it will stop using Pentax brand name

May 30, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

There has been a rumor going around that Ricoh will stop using Pentax brand name because it will lose the right to it. However, Ricoh…

Ricoh thinks photographers will start switching from mirrorless back to DSLRs within 1-2 years

May 20, 2019
John Aldred

Imaging Resource recently published their interview with Ricoh execs at the CP+ trade show in Tokyo. They spoke about Ricoh’s plans for Pentax. But in…

The wait is over – The Pentax 11-18mm f/2.8 is here and so is a new 35mm f/2

Jan 31, 2019
John Aldred

The two new lenses from Pentax, the HD Pentax-FA 35mm f/2 and HD Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW leaked yesterday, are now official….

Pentax is finally releasing their ultrawide 11-18mm f/2.8 zoom and new full frame 35mm f/2

Jan 30, 2019
John Aldred

It’s been a long wait. The HD Pentax-DA * 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW was first announced way back in October 2017 at PPE. And, as Pentax…

Why I switched from a full-frame DSLR to Pentax medium format

Jan 29, 2019
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

To shoot medium format has been a yearlong dream, but I have to admit I didn’t know it would be such a mind blowing experience….