Holiday Special: Forum Account Upgrade & Perks

Support the forum and receive our best account upgrade

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 28, 2021

Support the forum by donating on Cyber Monday and receive our best forum account upgrade: Loyal Site Supporter status at a discount, plus extra perks!  For just $60, you receive unlimited photo space on the forum, the ability to send attachments in private messages, unlimited seller access in our Marketplace, a custom title on the forum, a highlighted username, and a free annual Pentax eBook download ($93.99 total value).  New this year, you also receive 20% off any order of Pentax Forums T-shirts.

Get the Cyber Monday Loyal Site Supporter upgrade here

This special upgrade is available on our donations page, linked above, for a limited time.  We accept PayPal and credit cards through PayPal (no account needed); for check or US/EU bank payments please contact us.  All proceeds will help fund our in-depth reviews, editorial content, giveaways, and website development.  This donation can also be renewed annually without a price increase. Thank you for your continued support of the community!

If you're looking for more deals, be sure to stop by the Price Watch forum.

Pentax Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deal Roundup 2021

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 26, 2021

Welcome to our roundup of Black Friday Pentax deals!  This year, many deals have started early, and there are lots of exciting savings on Pentax cameras, Pentax lenses, software, and more.  This a great opportunity to score discounts on new gear while also supporting Ricoh Imaging and the forum.  Note that most "Black Friday" offers expire on November 29th.

In this deal roundup, rather than explicitly listing each individual offer, we provide a high-level summary with direct links to the full list of savings across several categories.  Be sure to also keep an eye on our Price Watch Forum for the latest deals spotted by our members.

Pentax Cameras - US

Pentax cameras are finally on sale! This week, the Pentax K-1 II is an additional $100 off for a total of $300 below MSRP.  The K-3 III is available with a free battery grip ($299 value), and the Theta SC2 is $30 off.

Offer details (K-3 III) | Offer details (K-1 II) | Offer details (Theta SC2)

Pentax Cameras and Lenses - Europe

In Europe, there are savings of approximately €100 on the Pentax K-1 II, €1000 on the Pentax 645Z, €50 on the Theta SC2.  Select lenses have a €100-200 rebate.

Offer details (UK) | Offer details (EU)

Pentax and Third Party Lenses (US)

Dozens of lenses are currently discounted.  There is an official $50 rebate on the DA 55-300mm PLM, while other discounts range up to $180.

Offer details

Topaz Image Quality Bundle

Save big on some of our favorite post-processing software.  From now until November 29th, the Topaz Image Quality Bundle (which includes Sharpen, DeNoise, and Gigapixel AI) is on sale for $99 (normally $259). Add our exclusive coupon code pentaxuser at checkout and you'll get an additional 15% off for a final price of just $84.99!

Offer details

Black Friday Account Upgrade Special: $150 of perks for $60

Take advantage of our best account upgrade and receive exclusive perks, such as a free Pentax eBook and additional savings on T-shirts, all while supporting the forum!

Offer details

Pentax K-3 III: Free Battery Grip

$299 value

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Oct 14, 2021

Deals on the new Pentax K-3 III have been few and far between, with recent US savings peaking at around 5% off list price.  However, for a limited time the K-3 III is available with a free BG-8 battery grip: a $299 value, or some 15% of the camera's price.  This offer is available for both the black and silver versions of the K-3 III, exclusively at B&H Photo and adorama.

Black Pentax K-3 III + Free Grip

Silver Pentax K-3 III + Free Grip

As an added bonus, remember that by shopping at our partner stores by using the links in this post, you help support the forum and are eligible for 1-year forum account upgrade.

Learn more about this camera in our in-depth review of the Pentax K-3 III, or stop by the K-3 III forum join the latest discussions.

Pentax eBook Holiday 2020 Sale - 30% Off

Get a helpful guidebook for your Pentax DSLR

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Dec 21, 2020

All Pentax eBooks available through the forum are on sale from now until January 11th!  If you've received a new camera this holiday season, now is a great time to pair it with one of Yvon Bourque's helpful guides.

Automatically save 30% and get the Pentax K-1 / K-1 II or KP eBook for just $13.99 (reg. $19.99), or the K-3 / K-3 II, K-5 / K-5 II, K-70, K-S2, or K-50 eBooks for $10.50 (reg. $14.99).  After you complete checkout via PayPal or credit card, you'll instantly receive a download link via PM on the forum.

Legacy Pentax eBooks (K-7, K-x, K20D, and K100D) are available in a single bundle for $6.99 (reg. $9.99).

Order your Pentax eBook here

Whether you're a new user or a seasoned shooter, the eBooks will help you master your camera and push its capabilities to the limit!  This sale ends is only good for purchases made through the forum.

eBook Samples

All downloads are in the PDF format.  Grab a sample below:


Pentax K-1 eBook Cover

Be sure to visit the forum if you have any questions about your camera or the eBooks themselves, and stop by our in-depth camera reviews, which contain recommended settings and other tips and tricks!

Each purchase will help support the development of future eBooks, including an eBook for the upcoming Pentax K-3 III.  A portion of each sale will also support the family of late author Yvon Bourque, who passed away earlier this year.

Pentax K-70 Body Deal: $346

Lowest US price to date

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Dec 2, 2020

The price of the Pentax K-70 has just dropped by $200 to its lowest US selling price to date— just $346.  This is approximately $150 below the lowest sale price observed in 2019, and arguably one of the best deals on a brand new Pentax DSLR that we have seen to date.

This deal is currently available exclusively at Adorama, and it also includes a free Pentax bag and neck strap ($79 additional value).

The K-70 is the current Pentax upper entry-level body featuring competitive high-ISO performance, continuous video autofocus, and a host of advanced features typlically reserved for more expensive models.  Learn more about it in our in-depth review.

By taking advantage of this offer, you may also be eligible for a free account upgrade on the forum.

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