Featured: History of the K-mount

A history of the Pentax K SLR lens mount and its evolution over the course of 40 years. The article also covers the technical features and capabilities of each version of the mount.

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Pentax K-S2 Firmware v1.02 Released
Jun 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
Pentax K-S2 Firmware v1.02 Released

The v1.02 firmware update for the Pentax K-S2 addresses minor bugs and stability issues.

Laowa (Venus) 15mm F4 1:1 Wide Macro
Jun 26, 2015 | 5 Comments
Laowa (Venus) 15mm F4 1:1 Wide Macro

Venus Optics announces their second lens, the 15mm F4 wide-angle perspective-control 1:1 macro lens.

Photography Roundup - 6/24
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Photography Roundup - 6/24

Weekly-ish news and updates from Pentax Forums and the larger photographic community.

Pentax K-3 II On Sale at B&H
Jun 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
Pentax K-3 II On Sale at B&H

The Pentax K-3 II has a $100 instant rebate at B&H Photo as of late June, 2015.

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HD vs. SMC Pentax-DA 18-50mm F4-5.6
Jun 28, 2015 | 7.8
HD vs. SMC Pentax-DA 18-50mm F4-5.6

An in-depth comparative review of the new HD Pentax 18-50mm and SMC Pentax 18-50mm retractable kit lenses.

HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 (APS-C)
Jun 17, 2015 | 8.6
HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 (APS-C)

In-depth review of the HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 telephoto zoom on the Pentax K-3 and K-3 II.

HD Pentax-DA 21mm F3.2 Limited
Jun 11, 2015 | 8.3
HD Pentax-DA 21mm F3.2 Limited

The tiny and lightweight HD DA 21mm Limited fills a focal length gap for Pentax. Is it sharp enough? Does it work as an...

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