Pentax eBook Holiday Sale - 30% Off

Get a helpful guidebook for your Pentax DSLR

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Dec 27, 2019

All Pentax eBooks available through the forum are on sale from now until January 2nd!  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!

The majority of each purchase helps support the author, Yvon Bourque, a now-retired Pentax enthusiast who has been shooting with Pentax since the early film era.  Yvon plans to continue helping users through his literature, with eBooks planned for future camera models as they are released.

Cyber Monday: Half off all Pentax eBooks

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Dec 2, 2019

Today only, all Pentax eBooks by Yvon Bourque are on sale!  This is our largest discount to date, but it will only be available for two days (exp. December 3rd).

Automatically save 50% and get the Pentax K-1 / K-1 II or KP eBook for just $10, or the K-3 / K-3 II, K-5 / K-5 II, K-70, K-S2, or K-50 eBooks for $7.50 (reg. $19.99 and $14.99 respectively).  After you complete checkout via PayPal or credit card, you'll instantly receive a download link via PM on the forum.

Order your Pentax eBook here

Legacy Pentax eBooks (K-7, K-x, K20D, and K100D) are now also available in a single bundle for $5.

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 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!

The majority of each purchase helps support the author, Yvon Bourque, a now-retired Pentax enthusiast who has been shooting with Pentax since the early film era.  Yvon plans to continue helping users through his literature, with eBooks planned for future camera models as they are released.

PF Exclusive: 61% off Topaz Bundle

Get the entire suite of Topaz software for just $254

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 29, 2019

As a Black Friday special, Topaz Labs—a developer of post-processing software highly popular among our members—is offering a 53% discount on its full software bundle.  This means that you get a full suite of photo editing tools and a fraction of the regular price. 

To make the deal even sweeter, use our exclusive coupon code pentaxuser for an additional 15% off, which brings the final price down to just $254.99, or a 61% overall discount over the regular price!

Order the Topaz Bundle now - deal expires on 12/1

The bundle includes the following programs, recently upgraded with AI-based capabilities:

  • Gigapixel
  • Sharpen
  • JPEG to RAW
  • Mask
  • Adjust
  • DeNoise
  • Topaz Studio 2

Topaz programs can be run standalone, or as plugins to other photo editors, such as Photoshop.

By taking advantage of this deal, you will also support the forum and be eligible for a free account upgrade.

Black Friday 2019: Pentax Lens Deals

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 29, 2019

Welcome to our US Black Friday Pentax lens deal roundup.  This year's sale brings a number of offers which push Pentax's already-low everyday prices even further down.  Notably, all recently-launched lenses—the HD 10-17mm fisheye, HD 35mm F2DA* 11-18mm and D FA* 50mm F1.4—have substantial discounts.

Savings on Used Lenses

If you're looking for a deal on a second-hand lens, the coupon code BFSALE2019A will get you 15% off (and 30% off accessories) at KEH.  This applies to modern as well as legacy lenses.

New Genuine Pentax Lenses

Dozens of Pentax lenses either have hefty discounts, or are selling at record low prices.  The table below includes our top pics only.  For the full list of deals, visit our Deal Finder, where you can also request price alerts and search interactively.

If you'd like to track down the perfect lens for your needs, or just see what's available, visit our Lens Finder.  This tool also allows you to check lens compatibility with your camera.

Black Friday 2019: Pentax Camera Deals

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 29, 2019

Black Friday is here, and so are some great Pentax cameras deals!  Four different (current) Pentax DSLRs are selling at their lowest prices of the year in the US.  There are also deals to be had on used gear.

Savings on Used Cameras

If you're looking for a deal on a second-hand camera, the coupon code BFSALE2019A will get you 15% off (and 30% off accessories) at KEH.  This applies to digital as well as film cameras.


Pentax K-1 II Body

15% Off / $297 Below Average

Exclusively at Adorama, you can save $100 off the Pentax K-1 II and receive a free Pentax BG-6 battery grip (a $299 total savings).  With the price of the K-1 II mostly holding steady since launch, this is an excellent deal.  Adorama guarantees that no better deal will be available this holiday season (and will refund any potential difference).


Year's price range: $1697 - $1797
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Pentax K-70 18-135mm WR Kit

12% Off / $97 Below Average

Save nearly $100 when you order a Pentax K-70 18-135mm lens kit.  This deal is available at all three major Pentax retailers.  You can also get the Pentax K-70 body only for $546; however, unlike the kit deal, the body only is not at a record low price as it was previously available for $499.

Year's price range: $697 - $797
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Pentax KP

25% Off / $182 Below Average

You can score a fantastic deal on the Pentax KP at the US Ricoh web store.   The coupon code RICOHHOLIDAY will bring the price of the camera down to $599, from $699 (the current price at other retailers).  Unfortunately, this coupon code only seems to be working intermittently.  See this forum thread for details.


Year's price range: $599 - $797
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Pentax 645Z

15% Off / $750 Below Average

Exclusively at B&H, the Pentax 645Z is currently available with a free D FA 55mm lens (a $750 value).  This is the lowest price for the combo that we have seen to date, and it's the same price as just the body.


Year's price range: $4997 - $6997
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More Camera Deals

For more deals, be sure to stop by the price watch forum, where our members are constantly discussing the latest offers. You can also always view the most up-to-date camera prices, and request price alerts, in our Pentax deal finder.

Note that by taking advantage of most of these deals, you will be supporting the forum.  Thus, you may be able to receive a free account upgrade on the forum as a result of your purchase.  Details can be found here.

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