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.

Cyber Monday: Forum Account Upgrade Special

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 30, 2020

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 $59, 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 30% 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 Deal Roundup - 2020

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 28, 2020

Welcome to our roundup of Black Friday Pentax deals!  This year, the lack of in-person sales means that deals will be different from prior years.  However, despite the pandemic and the state of the camera industry in general, there are lots of exciting deals on Pentax cameras, Pentax lenses, software, and more.  This a great opportunity to score savings on new gear while also supporting Ricoh Imaging.

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.

15% off at the Pentax Store (Australia)

Through November 30th, all Pentax-branded items are available with a 15% discount on the official Australian web store.

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Up to £200/€200 off on Pentax DSLRs and Lenses (UK/EU)

In the EU and UK, the official Pentax web store includes direct rebates of up to £200/€200 on Pentax DSLRs and lenses, including the KP, K-70, and K-1 II.  Visit your local website for full details.

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Pentax K-1 II Body - Save $200+ (US)

Pentax K-1 IIAt both B&H Photo and Adorama, the Pentax K-1 II currently includes a free $200 gift card and up to $245 of additional freebies.  This makes the effective price of the body just $1596, or the lowest we have observed to date.  There are currently no offers on the official Pentax web store.

Note that B&H does not accept online orders from Friday night through Saturday night, however you can still take advantage of this deal on Sunday or Monday.

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Pentax Lenses - Save up to $200 (US)

This year, several premium star lenses (which don't normally see many rebates) come with free gift cards ranging from $100 to $200.  For some lenses, such as the D FA* 85mm, this is the first offer since launch.  The base prices of the lenses haven't gone up, so these deals are worth considering.

There is also a $20 gift card included with the DA 35mm, which brings it down to the lowest US price ever.  Don't forget to stop by our in-depth reviews if you're on the fence about a lens!

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Pentax and Third Party Lenses (US)

About one dozen lenses, both Pentax and third party, are currently on sale at historical low prices various retailers, with savings as high as 36% off list price.  For example, you can score the DA 50mm F1.8 for just $97, or the D FA 100mm WR Macro for $397.  Stop by our deal finder to view the full list of lenses.

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Topaz "Everything" Post-Processing Bundle

Through Monday, you can score $639 worth of AI-powered post-processing software from Topaz Labs for just $169.  Be sure to use our exclusive discount code pentaxuser to get a $30 discount on top of the standard Black Friday price of $199.  If you already own one or more of the bundled programs, your final cost will be even lower.

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10% off at KEH

SMC/S-M-C/Super Takumar 50mm F1.4If you like vintage gear and haven't found what you want in the Marketplace, stop by KEH for 10% off sitewide through Monday.

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As an added bonus, because we partner with many of the stores listed in this post, you can support the forum by taking advantage of these offers.  In return, you can receive a free account upgrade, which includes marketplace access.  Please see this post for details.

Pentax Forums "Black Friday" Loyal Site Supporter

If you'd like to support the forum directly while scoring our best deal on an account upgrade, consider the Black Friday Loyal Site Supporter donation.  For $59 per year, you receive unlimited attachment space on the forum, a special account designation and custom title, and other forum perks.  In addition, this offer includes a free Pentax eBook of your choice as well as permanent access to 30% off our T-shirts.  This will be available through December.

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Pentax K-1 II - US Black Friday Savings 2020

Get $200 back as a gift card, plus up to $245 in free accessories

By PF Staff in Deals and Savings on Nov 26, 2020

Pentax Black Friday deals have come early in the US, including particularly lucrative savings on the Pentax K-1 II.  This year, you can receive a free $200 gift card with your purchase of a K-1 II body or 28-105mm lens kit, plus up to $245 in bundled accessories such as straps, bags, and flashes.  The base price remains unchanged, but it is already at its historical low.

Notably, a free flash is also included which the Pentax K-1 II Silver, which, despite being available in extremely limited quantity, remains in stock at Adorama.

As an added bonus, by shopping at our partner retailers from this page, you help support the forum and may be eligible to claim a 1-year forum account upgrade.

For more deals on lenses, be sure to stop by our Deal Finder or the Price Watch Forum.


Pentax K-1 II Body
Pentax K-1 II

B&H Photo ($1796.95)

  • Free $200 gift card, Pentax Next strap

Adorama ($1796.95)

  • Free $200 gift card, hand strap, Pentax neck strap, Pentax adventure bag, FlashPoint flash
Up to $445

Pentax K-1 II Limited Silver (/w Grip)

Adorama ($2096.95)

  • Free FlashPoint flash

Pentax K-1 II with 28-105mm Lens
Pentax K-1 II

B&H Photo ($2196.95)

  • Free $200 gift card, Pentax Next strap

Adorama ($2196.95)

  • Free $200 gift card, hand strap, Pentax neck strap, Pentax adventure bag, FlashPoint flash
Up to $445

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