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Pentax K-1

36-megapixel full-frame DSLR with SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode..

Pentax HD FA 15-30mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR

Full frame ultra wide angle zoom..

Pentax 31mm f/1.8

Full frame moderate wide angle..

Pentax SMCP-FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited

Full frame slightly wide normal lens, pancake form factor..

Pentax smc PENTAX-FA 77mm f/1.8

Full frame medium telephoto..

Pentax smc P-D FA 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens focusing to life size 1:1 in a normal lens..

Pentax smc Pentax-D FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Macro lens focusing to life size 1:1..

Pentax K-3 II (APS-C)

24-megapixel APS-C DSLR with SuperResolution true-color..

Pentax K-3 (APS-C)

23-megapixel APS-C DSLR with an unusual feature set..

Pentax HD DA Limited 15mm f/4 ED

APS-C wide angle lens equivalent to 22mm on full-frame..

Pentax HD DA Limited 20-40mm f/2.8-4 ED DC WR

APS-C mid-range zoom equivalent to 30-60mm on full-frame..

Pentax HD DA Limited 21mm f/3.2 AL

APS-C moderate wide angle lens equivalent to 33mm on full-frame..

Pentax HD DA Limited 35mm f/2.8 Macro

APS-C normal lens equivalent to 53mm on full-frame..

Pentax HD DA Limited 40mm f/2.8

APS-C slightly tele normal lens equivalent to 60mm on full-frame..

Pentax HD DA Limited 70mm f/2.4

APS-C moderate telephoto equivalent to 105mm on full-frame..

Pentax 645D 40-Megapixel Medium Format DSLR

A price/performance breakthrough?.

Pentax 645Z Overall

50-Megapixel Medium Format DSLR with Live View.

Pentax 645Z Image Quality

High end image quality, but what about lenses?.

Pentax 645 Lenses (645D tests)

A variety of 645 lens tests on the 645D.

Pentax SMC DA 645 25mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM AW

Ultra wide angle lens for Pentax 645..

Pentax HD 35mm f/3.5 AL [IF]

Moderate wide angle lens for Pentax 645..

Pentax 645 HD DA 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR

Wide angle zoom for Pentax 645..

Pentax 645 90mm f/2.8 D FA 645 Macro ED AW SR

Medium telephoto macro lens for Pentax 645 digital and film..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2016

2016-09-20 Pentax to Add EFC Shutter to Pentax K1 for Single Exposures via Firmware Update

2016-07-20 Pentax K1: File Quality and Noise from ISO 100 to ISO 204800 (Jagged Bristlecone Stump)

2016-07-20 Pentax K1: SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode in the Field: Two Landscape Images

2016-07-05 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Pentax K-1, Leica SL

2016-07-04 Pentax K1: Another Look at SuperRes vs StdRes

2016-07-01 Pentax K1: Unrivalled Image Quality in SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode

2016-06-21 The Camera 'Thrill': What Does it Feel Like When the Loaner Has to Go Back?

2016-06-20 Leitax Conversion Kits for Nikon Lenses to Pentax K Mount Now Shipping

2016-06-18 Adaptist 'Multi Mount' might allow Unmodified Nikon Lenses on Pentax K1

2016-06-16 Home Today, Leica SL, Pentax K1, and More Coming Soon

2016-06-08 SuperRes Mode with Pentax K1: Sunset from White Mountain Road

2016-06-06 In the Field with the Pentax K-1 and SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode

2016-06-02 An Expert at Focus Stacking Comments on the Pentax K1 and Its Image Quality

2016-06-02 Pentax K1: Adapting Pentax 645 and Other Lenses to Pentax K

2016-05-30 Looking for Zeiss ZK for Pentax K1

2016-05-26 Pentax 100mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: Church Mosaic (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-26 Pentax 100mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: Tiled Water Fountain (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-25 Pentax 100mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: Burghers of Calais (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-25 Pentax 50mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: Church Mosaic, Dusk (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-25 Pentax 50mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: Church Mosaic, Sunlit (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-25 Pentax 50mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: Tiled Water Fountain (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-25 Pentax DA HD Limited 35mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: Mosaic (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-24 Pentax DA HD Limited 35mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: 'Map' (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-23 Motion Correction for Pentax K1 SuperRes Images via Pentax Digital Camera Utility

2016-05-22 Pentax 50mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: 'Map' (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-20 Pentax 100mm f/2.8 Macro Aperture Series: 'Map' (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-19 PENTAX K1: Focus Stacking in SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode, 'Ultegra Cassette'

2016-05-19 Pentax Macro Lenses

2016-05-18 PENTAX K1: Focus Stacking in SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode, 'Pair of Pears'

2016-05-18 PENTAX K1: Night Shooting Examples in Super Res Pixel Shift Mode

2016-05-18 Ricoh Imaging Updates PENTAX K1 Firmware to Version 1.1

2016-05-17 PENTAX SMCP-FA FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited Aperture Series: Mosaic (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-17 PENTAX smc FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited Aperture Series: Mosaic (Pentax K1 SuperRes)

2016-05-17 Pentax Digital Camera Utility (for Pentax K1 or K3 II, etc)

2016-05-17 Pentax K1 + Pentax 15-30mm f/2.8 SuperRes Aperture Series @ 30mm

2016-05-16 Pentax K1 + Pentax 15-30mm f/2.8 SuperRes Aperture Series @ 21mm (Includes StdRes Comparison)

2016-05-16 Pentax K1 SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode: Will Adobe Choose to Support Motion Correction in Camera Raw?

2016-05-16 Pentax K1 SuperRes Res Mode: Adobe Camera Raw 'Veiling Blue Haze' Bug Occurs with DNG Format but not with PEF Format

2016-05-16 Pentax K1 SuperRes Res Mode: Motion Correction Feature with Adobe Camera Raw and Pentax Digital Camera Utility

2016-05-16 Pentax K1: that Scratch from Sigma Lenses

2016-05-15 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Mode has Color Problems, Definitely an Adobe Camera Raw BUG — 3rd Example With 'Push'

2016-05-15 Pentax K1: Assessing Shutter Vibration

2016-05-13 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Mode has Color Problems, Definitely an Adobe Camera Raw BUG — 2nd Example

2016-05-13 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Mode: In-Depth Comparison to StdRes Mode (Dolls)

2016-05-13 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Mode: SuperRes Mode Ends Moiré

2016-05-12 Pentax K1 + Pentax 15-30mm f/2.8 SuperRes Aperture Series @ 15mm (Includes StdRes Comparison)

2016-05-12 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Mode has Color Problems, Definitely an Adobe Camera Raw BUG

2016-05-12 Pentax K1: Super Resolution Pixel Shift Mode at Night (30 sec X 4) — Artifacting Analyzed

2016-05-11 Pentax K1 Now Here, SuperRes Pixel Shift at Night

2016-05-07 Pentax K1 Thoughts

2016-05-04 Pentax K1 On the Way

2016-05-03 Pentax K1 Now Shipping

2016-02-29 CONFIRMED: Pentax K1 DOES NOT have an Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter)

2016-02-26 Pentax K3 II: SuperResolution Pixel Shift Mode vs StdRes: Carved Stone Box

2016-02-26 Pentax K3 II: SuperResolution Pixel Shift Mode vs StdRes: Tarnished Silver Dragonfly Pitcher

2016-02-25 Pentax K3 II: SuperResolution Pixel Shift Mode vs StdRes on Artifacts: Buffalo Coin and Engraved Letter Opener

2016-02-25 Reader Comment on Pentax K3 II Super Resolution Mode: “Museum Artifact Work”

2016-02-24 Pentax K3 II: Does it Have an Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFC Shutter)? what about K1?

2016-02-24 Pentax K3 II: Evaluating SuperResolution Pixel Shift Mode vs StdRes with Color and Texture

2016-02-24 Pentax K3 II: SuperResolution Pixel Shift Mode vs StdRes with Saturated Red and Blue Fabric (Cycling Jersey)

2016-02-23 Pentax K1 is Full Frame, what about vs APS-C Lenses?

2016-02-23 Pentax K3 II in SuperResolution Pixel Shift Mode: Checkerboard Effect

2016-02-23 Pentax K3 II: Evaluating SuperResolution Pixel Shift Mode with Zeiss Siemens Star Chart

2016-02-23 Reader Comment: Pentax K1 “Mission”

2016-02-21 Pentax K1: Impressive Innovation Unmatched by CaNikon

2016-02-21 Pentax K1: Super Resolution Mode Appears to be Best DSLR Quality Yet

2016-02-21 Reader Comment: Pentax K1 Reactions

2016-02-20 Pentax K1: Adapting Pentax 645 and Other Lenses to Pentax K

2016-02-19 Pentax K1 Full Frame Lens Selection

2016-02-19 Pentax K1 Super Resolution File Format Details

2016-02-18 Pentax K1 Super Resolution Pixel Shift Mode

2016-02-17 Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR

2016-02-17 Pentax K1: 36 Megapixels with Image Stabilization and Super Resolution Mode

2016-02-12 Pentax HD DA 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR vs Pentax HD 35mm f/3.5: Bench (645Z)

2016-02-08 Pentax HD 35mm f/3.5 AL IF Aperture Series: Close Range, Dolls (645Z)

2016-02-07 Pentax HD DA 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR Aperture Series @ 28mm: Pescadero Creek Upstream Blue (645Z)

2016-02-07 Pentax HD DA 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR Aperture Series @ 45mm: Riparian Forest (645Z)

2016-02-06 Pentax HD 35mm f/3.5 AL IF Aperture Series: Pescadero Creek Upstream, Late Blue Dusk (645Z)

2016-01-30 Revisiting the Pentax 645Z with the Pentax 28-45mm and 35mm f/3.5

2015

2015-11-11 Pentax 645Z Now $6996 + 4% Rewards

2015-09-24 New Pentax HD Pentax-D FA 24-70mm f/2.8ED SDM WR Lens: Must be Planning for Full Frame Digital

2015-07-29 Medium Format for $3999: Pentax 645D

2015-04-22 Pentax K3 II: Out-Innovating Nikon and Canon

2014

2014-09-04 FOR SALE: Nikon D800E with RRS L-Bracket, Canon Lenses, Olympus SHG, Pentax K3

2014-08-25 Pentax 645Z+ 90/2.8 Aperture Series: Various Varying Examples

2014-08-24 Pentax 645Z+ 90/2.8 Aperture Series: 'Atlas Permaguard'

2014-08-24 Pentax 645Z+ 90/2.8 Aperture Series: Thunderstorms over Pine Creek Drainage

2014-08-24 Pentax 645Z+ 90/2.8 Aperture Series: Wet Aspen Trunk

2014-08-20 Nikon D810 vs Pentax 645Z: Visual Impact Out in the Field with a Real Image (Comparison)

2014-08-18 Back from Trip

2014-08-18 Understanding the Pentax 645Z Histogram (useful for any brand camera)

2014-08-13 Field Shooting the Pentax 645Z

2014-08-10 Nikon D810 Highlight Priority Metering, Pentax 645Z notes, Leica T

2014-07-28 YAYF: Yet Another Yosemite Fire

2014-07-27 Pentax 645Z vs Nikon D810: Overarching Thoughts on Two Fine Cameras

2014-07-24 A conversation with Ming Thein on the Pentax 645Z and Nikon D810 and More

2014-07-24 Pentax 645Z: Underexposing and Pushing by Up To Six Stops

2014-07-23 Pentax 645Z: ISO and Noise from 100 to 204800

2014-07-22 Reader Comments: D810 Review, Lenses, etc

2014-07-21 GEAR SALE: Canon 50/1.2L, Canon 35/1.4L, Pentax K3, Olympus SHG Zooms,

2014-07-21 Pentax 645Z: Various Notes

2014-07-20 Pentax 645z: Long Exposures

2014-07-18 Nikon D810, Sigma 50/1.4, Pentax 645Z, Sigma dp2 Quattro

2014-07-18 Pentax 645z: Real-World Dynamic Range

2014-07-16 Nikon D810: can it compete with Pentax 645Z?

2014-07-12 Pentax 645z: Shutter Vibration / Shutter Shock Analysis at 90mm

2014-07-11 B&H Photo Now Offers Free Expedited Shipping (1/2/3 days depending on location)

2014-07-10 Pentax 645z: Detail Rendition and Image Quality on Variety

2014-07-09 Pentax 645z Image Quality

2014-07-08 Pentax 645z: Handheld Portraits with the Pentax 90mm f/2.8

2014-07-08 Pentax 645z: Noise from ISO 100 to ISO 204800 with RGB, Channels, Grayscale

2014-07-06 Pentax 645z + 25mm f/4 Aperture Series: Blue Beater Bike

2014-07-05 Pentax 645z + 25mm f/4 Aperture Series: Mosaic

2014-07-05 Pentax 645z + 90mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Mosaic

2014-07-04 Is 50 Megapixels Sharper than 36 Megapixels?

2014-07-04 Reviewed: 50-Megapixel Pentax 645z

2014-07-02 Pentax 645z: 50 Megapixels Arrives

2014-05-15 Pentax 645z: Hitting the Bullseye on Which Target?

2014-04-17 Pentax 645D + Pentax-D FA 55mm f/2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW (in anticipation of the Pentax 645z)

2014-04-17 Pentax 645D Images Updated to UltraHD, Large Crops

2014-04-17 Pentax 645Z: Does Not Have EFC Shutter (Electronic First Curtain)

2014-04-14 Pentax 645Z 51-Megapixel Medium Format DSLR, 13 Pentax Lenses Now Avail in USA

2014-03-15 GEAR SALE: Olympus SHG Zooms, Pentax K3

2014-01-21 Pentax K5 IIs Deal

2013

2013-11-23 Pentax K3 + Pentax HD Limited 15mm f/4 Apeture Series: Ice on Beaver Pond

2013-11-22 Reviewed: Pentax K3 and Pentax HD Limited Lenses

2013-11-16 Pentax K3 and Pentax HD Limited Lenses

2013-11-15 Unseasonally Warm Weather and 7 Lenses to Shoot = Back to Mountains

2013-11-14 Pentax / Ricoh HD Limited Lenses

2013-10-30 Pentax K3 On the Way

2013-10-24 Pentax DA HD Limited Lenses Now Shipping

2013-10-08 24-megapixel Ricoh Pentax K3, and Pentax DA HD Limited Lenses

2013-09-11 Pentax K-5 IIs and Pentax DA HD Limited Lenses

2013-08-04 Reader Inquiry: Small Cameras, Product Cycles, What’s Coming

2013-08-03 Any Interest in This Gear (DAP)?

2013-04-27 Reader Comment: 40MP Pentax 645D vs 36MP Nikon D800

2013-03-11 Pentax 645D Rebate

2011

2011-03-07 Pentax 645D + Pentax FA 35mm f/3.5

2011-02-04 Examples with Pentax 645D with Pentax-FA 400mm f/5.6 ED IF

2011-02-01 Pentax 645D + Pentax FA 400mm f/5.6 ED IF

2011-02-01 Pentax 645D + Pentax SMC 67 45mm f/4

2011-02-01 Pentax 645D + Pentax-A 55mm f/2.8

2011-01-21 Focusing the Pentax 645D with the Zeiss 3X loupe

2011-01-16 Pentax 645D lens tests

2011-01-15 More Pentax 645D lens tests coming

2011-01-06 Pentax 645D with Pentax-A 120mm f/4 — super!

2011-01-05 Focusing the Pentax 645D with camera focus assist

2011-01-04 Pentax 645D with Pentax-A 120mm f/4

2011-01-02 Reader comments on Pentax 645D review

2011-01-01 Pentax 645D examples with 45mm f/2.8 and SMC FA 45-85mm f/4.5

2011-01-01 Pentax SMC FA 45-85mm f/4.5 on Pentax 645D

2010

2010-12-30 Pentax-A 200mm f/4 and 45mm f/2.8 on Pentax 645D

2010-12-29 Pentax 45mm, 45-85mm, 200mm lenses on Pentax 645D

2010-12-22 The Pentax 645D — go get one

2010-12-21 Pentax 645D review updates

2010-12-20 Pentax 645D review updated with more examples, conclusions

2010-12-19 Pentax 55mm f/2.8 for Pentax 645D != 40MP images

2010-12-19 Rain, rain go away

2010-12-18 Pentax 645D compared to Canon 5D Mark II

2010-12-18 Pentax-A 75mm f/2.8 lens test

2010-12-17 Pentax 645D review updated

2010-12-16 Pentax 645D review and examples

2010-12-15 Pentax 645D 40-megapixel testing in progress

2010-12-10 Second brand-new sample of Pentax-D FA 55mm f/2.8 has same hazing and scratch-like marks

2010-12-09 UPDATE! Pentax 55mm f/2.8 lens hairline scratches

2010-12-08 Pentax 55mm f/2.8 lens hairline scratches

2010-12-08 Pentax 645D 40 megapixel medium format camera coming soon

2010-09-20 Items of note at Photokina

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