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.

Read the Article

Announcing "Springtime" - Our April 2019 Photo Contest
Apr 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Announcing "Springtime" - Our April 2019 Photo Contest

"Springtime" - The April 2019 Photo Contest on PentaxForums.com.

"Machines in Motion" Contest Winners
Mar 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
"Machines in Motion" Contest Winners

The winning photos from the PentaxForums February, 2019 photo contest, "Machines in Motion"

The Evolution of the Pentax M42 Mount
Mar 20, 2019 | 10 Comments
The Evolution of the Pentax M42 Mount

The origin and evolution of the M42 screw mount as used by Pentax.

DA* 11-18mm F2.8 and HD FA 35mm F2 Now Shipping
Mar 18, 2019 | 1 Comment
DA* 11-18mm F2.8 and HD FA 35mm F2 Now Shipping

The HD Pentax-DA* 11-18mm F2.8 and HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 lenses are now in stock and shipping.

In-Depth Reviews

Detailed product reviews are a key part of our homepage content. Read our Pentax lens, camera, and software reviews to discover the hottest gear and decide what to add to your kit.

Pentax 50mm F1.4 comparison: M, FA and DFA
Apr 9, 2019
Pentax 50mm F1.4 comparison: M, FA and DFA

An in-depth comparison of three generations of 50mm lenses from Pentax: the fully manual M50, the ubiquitous FA50 and...

Modern 50mm Shootout: Pentax D FA* 50mm, Samyang 50mm, Pentax DA* 55mm F1.4
Apr 3, 2019
Modern 50mm Shootout: Pentax D FA* 50mm, Samyang 50mm, Pentax DA* 55mm F1.4

An in-depth comparison of three modern lenses near 50mm: the SMC Pentax-DA* 55mm F1.4, Rikonon/Samyang 50mm F1.4 and HD...

Ricoh Theta V
Dec 23, 2018 | 8.2
Ricoh Theta V

An in-depth review of the Ricoh Theta V spherical camera, which features 12 megapixel stills and 4K video at up to...

Tutorials & Guides

Pentax Announcements & Industry News

Pentax Deals & Coupon Savings

Photography & Events

Older Posts

Recent Front Page Comments

Other Site Sections

User Photo Gallery

A place where all of our forum members can upload photos for free. World Pentax Day and Exclusive photos are also hosted in this gallery.
View Gallery →

Monthly Photo Contests

Every month we host an official site photo contest with a unique theme and prizes. Enter your best photo today, or vote for this month's winners!
View Current Contest →

Marketplace

Our Marketplace is the ultimate place to buy and sell Pentax gear and other photographic items. Advertise to a huge audience with no listing fees.
Visit the Marketplace →

fb.com/PentaxForums PentaxForums +Pentax Forums @PentaxForums News | Reviews | Forum

Support Pentax Forums Donate to Pentax Forums Support Pentax Forums