Tag Archives: Pentax

New Camera! Pentax K-3

Its been a while since I have been blogging.  I have just been busy with life and things.  Work.  Wife.  One kid graduated from college and entering the workforce. Other kid starting her 3 year away.  So I’ve been a … Continue reading

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Moon Over My House

It was unusually warm here today.  As I write this it’s about 56 degrees F outside.  I took advantage of the weather and used the afternoon to replace the front brake pads and rotors on my aging Ford Explorer.  Its … Continue reading

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Pentax Updates Firmware for Current DSLR Lineup

Pentax has posted firmware updates for its current lineup of DSLR cameras, the 645D, K-5 and K-r.  After releasing a firmware update to add functionality for its soon to be released GPS module, Pentax has now released a new update … Continue reading

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Hoya Sells Pentax Imaging to Ricoh!

From the Press Release: Tokyo – July 1, 2011 – Ricoh Company, Ltd. (TSE: 7752; President & CEO: Shiro Kondo; hereinafter referred to as “Ricoh”) and HOYA Corporation (TSE: 7741; President & CEO: Hiroshi Suzuki; hereinafter referred to as “HOYA”) … Continue reading

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Pentax WG-1 GPS now availabe in Orange!

This just popped up on my Facebook news feed.   The waterproof, crush proof, mud proof, drop proof, cold proof etc., Pentax WG-1 with built in GPS is now available in Orange.  The darned thing looks awesome!  check out more info … Continue reading

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Canon Colors. T3 now available in 4 colors

On the heels of the Limited Edition Canon 1100D  (T3) comes news of other colors.  Endgadget is reporting that Canon will be selling its T3 camera in 3 additional colors other than the standard basic black.  The available colors will … Continue reading

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Pentax MILC, the Pentax Q

Pentax announced that they are releasing a new Mirrorless Interchangable Lens Camera (MILC).  This new camera is dubbed the “Q”.  It features an all new Pentax “Q” mount and Pentax is saying the Q is now the smallest camera in … Continue reading

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GPS for Pentax K-5, K-r, and 645D

Pentax has announced a new GPS Module for it’s K-5, K-r, and 645D cameras.  The GPS Module O-GPS1 (catchy name huh?) should be available mid July with a MSRP of $250.  Features include:

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Pentax 645D Camera of the Year 2011!!!

At the recent 2011 Camera Grand Prix awards in Japan, the Pentax 645D was picked as the “Camera of the Year”.  The Camera Grand Prix awards is held annually and is sponsored by the Camera Journal Press Club,  a group … Continue reading

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DSLR Cameras In Short Supply In The Wake Of Japan Earthquake

USA Today is reporting that the major camera manufacturers are having problems getting several high end DSLR camera models to retailers in the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.  Rolling blackouts and the lack of supplies are … Continue reading

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