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Special World Pentax Day Events

for US and UK members · 02-18-2013 · By PF Staff in Pentax Events
Special World Pentax Day Events

Today we have some exciting news for our US- and UK-based users!  This year, Pentax representatives will be getting directly involved in the World Pentax Day (weekend) event, and the details are found below.  Also, don't forget to Like our Facebook page for the latest updates about the World Pentax Day event!

Denver, Colorado, USA:

To celebrate World Pentax Day, a few Pentax reps will be at the Denver Zoo with a tent, some promo items and Pentax products (camera bodies and lenses) available for check-out and use.  Details and RSVP

UK (Online):

Pentax UK will be giving away a Pentax K-5 II to UK-based participants of World Pentax Day.  Simply upload your favorite photo on the Pentax UK Facebook page for a chance to win!  Details and Enter


To learn more about World Pentax Day (an event open to all members), please visit the official event announcement or RSVP on Facebook.  Remember that PentaxForums.com will also be giving away a Pentax 50mm to three lucky participants!

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belfastmagpie [Delete] Feb 21st, 2013 4:54AM

Facebook app won't accept my image as it says it has to be jpeg format. It already is! ...and well below the 5MB limit. #confusedmuch

Graham S [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 4:33PM

I was quite excited until I saw that I would have to post my image on Facebook. I'll pass, thank you!

WizBird [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 2:57PM

Forget it. Sounded like fun until I saw the the whole smear had to go through Facebook. I'll skip it.

Adam [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 1:50PM

Denver is where Pentax's US headquarters lie.

oldlens [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 1:20PM

Perhaps the below is why Denver was chosen...
March 2013 Denver
Month of Photography
mop2013.blogspot

K(s)evin [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 9:40AM

I can't wait until facebook finally implodes and we don't have to bow down to them to get info or participate in events involving this forum.

Tanzer [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 8:28AM

Great job, getting Pentax to cooperate/co-sponsor the event! Nice to see the company acknowledge PF.

davidsladek [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 8:11AM

Did I read well on the UK banner that you are to post best picture of 2012? Does it mean that it actually doesn't apply to the Pentax World Weekend pictures? Anyone confirm, please?

Medium FormatPro [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 7:23AM

Great observation Trapa65

trapa65 [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 2:48AM

Be aware that by taking part Pentax can then use your information and image however they like. Always good to check the rules to make sure you are happy with them before you take part.

"By submitting any information to Sponsor, you hereby grant to Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns, an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted information in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose."

"By submitting any information to Sponsor, you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any information submitted by you to Sponsor."

Kieron [Delete] Feb 19th, 2013 2:45AM

Great oppertunity, shame I'm not old enough, I turn 16 in around a month.

Medium FormatPro [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 8:27PM

A company that takes in over 150 billion (Yen); but has an advertising budget not much larger than a garage sale. Please Pentax; show the world what a joke the company is by publishing the exact promotion and advertising budget.

The last time I saw something this bad is when a company was giving out free rolls of twelve exposure film.

doingthebobs [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 4:47PM

Facebook? Why do people think I want to sign up to facebook
Pity, I might have liked to try in this competition but I'm not going to sign up to Facebook. Sorry Pentax and Pentaxforums but you have lost me on this one.

jbarnhart [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 4:14PM

The URL "pentaxium (dot) com" still points to the PentaxForums page for World Pentax Day, as a handy shortcut.

chiane [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 3:34PM

In a country of 350,000,000 people, they will be setting up one tent at a zoo? Quite the marketing blitz! This should reach 10's of people.

Pheo [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 3:22PM

Hopefully shooting at London Fashion Week with Park cameras on Sunday. Great comp will have to try and decide on a favourite image!

redimp [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 1:26PM

Hmm, taking my Explorers on camp Saturday and Sunday. Hopefully a good photo opportunity; would like to get my mits on that lol even though I am head of heals with my K-30

tomart [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 1:22PM

Hey this sounds great.

dsodko [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 12:02PM

So cool ! I wish I could be in Denver. But I'm stuck in Atlanta that day.

Lukas_Gal [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 12:02PM

Thanks Adam

Adam [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 11:53AM

The UK K-5 II giveaway is, but World Pentax Day/Weekend is of course open to everyone.

Lukas_Gal [Delete] Feb 18th, 2013 11:51AM

Is this competition for only UK members?