Pentax K-S2 Kit Giveaway!

Courtesy of Red River Paper

By PF Staff in Giveaways and Events on Feb 3, 2017

Want to win a brand new DSLR? Our long time photo contest sponsor, Red River Paper, is hosting a giveaway of a Pentax K-S2 kit with a retractable SMC Pentax-DA L 18-50mm F4-5.6 zoom lens. The K-S2 is a capable, user-friendly 20-megapixel camera. The zoom is weather sealed and has silent autofocus.

This giveaway is exclusively for Pentax Forums users (worldwide); you must have a forum account, under the e-mail with which you entered, by the time the winner is drawn.  Create an account here if you don't already have one.

The giveaway is already open and your submission must be made no later than February 17th at 11:59pm PCT. We'd like to thank Red River Paper for their continued support, and wish you good luck!

Enter to win the K-S2 here

Win a Lens or Flash: PF New Year's Giveaway

Post your best photo of 2016

By PF Staff in Giveaways and Events on Jan 15, 2017

What better way is there to celebrate the end of a great year than creating a gallery of our community's best photos? 

From now until the end of the month, if you share your single best photo of 2016 on the forum, you'll be entered to win our new year's giveaway contest featuring your choice of a Pentax DA 35mm F2.4 lens, DA 50mm F1.8 lens, or Bolt VS-510P flash shipped to you anywhere in the world.  Be sure to select the "best of 2016" prefix when posting your thread.  Limited one photo per person.

When the contest closes to submissions on February 1st, we'll run a nomination phase similar to our monthly photo contests.  The photo with the most unique comments by February 15th will be the winner!  There are no additional rules beyond the standard community guidelines.  Good luck!

The special gallery for this contest allows you to browse all the submissions on a single page:

Click here to browse the "best of 2016" gallery

2016 Pentax Forums T-Shirts: Fall Sale

Get your hands on the most popular PF t-shirt designs!

By PF Staff in Giveaways and Events on Nov 18, 2016

Our members' most popular Pentax Forums T-shirt designs are back for one final production run!  Until the end of the month, you can order the four shirts below through the PF Teespring store.  If you reserved a design after our last sale ended, it will be printed along with this batch of shirts.

This time around, we've streamlined pricing and fulfillment to significantly reduce overall shirt costs.  All shirts are priced at $19.99 for US, Canadian, and EU customers (including all taxes/VAT) with shipping between $3.99 and $5.49.  Customers in other countries only pay $16.58 per shirt to offset a $8.99 base shipping cost.  Add $1.50-2.25 for additional shirts.

Most shirts are available both standard and women's fits.

Be sure to select the correct region below to obtain the lowest shipping costs and fastest delivery:

This sale will close on November 30th.  Once it ends, expect to receive your shirt by the end of the year, and stay tuned for our 2017 T-shirt contest next summer!

Shipping rates in detail:

Your Location
Rate (per shirt design)
Printing Location
US $3.99 first, $2.00 additional US
Canada $4.99 first, $2.25 additional Europe
UK $4.49 first, $1.50 additional Europe
Europe $5.49 first, $2.25 additional Europe
Rest of World $8.99 first, $2.25 additional Europe

Pentax Forums Turns 10 - Special Events Live

Host of special events to celebrate the milestone anniversary!

By PF Staff in Giveaways and Events on Sep 7, 2016

10 years ago today, Pentax Forums opened its doors to Pentax users and fans worldwide.  Since that time, both our site and the Pentax brand itself have evolved tremendously!  Today, not only to we feature the Internet's largest Pentax-dedicated forum, but we continue on our mission to be the ultimate Pentax resource by comprehensively covering Pentax news, deals, trade shows, and equipment reviews.

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of the members and visitors who have made the site what it is today— especially those who have contributed content, added user reviews, or donated to the forum!

To celebrate this big milestone, we're hosting a number special events, including a Pentax K-50 giveaway that will only last one day!  You can also obtain free marketplace access, order a 10th anniversary T-shirt, get unlimited attachment space on the forum, and partake in the World Pentax Day event.  Click on any link for details:

Be sure to check everything out before it's gone!

Anniversary Edition World Pentax Day Started!

Go out and shoot on September 6th, 7th, or 8th

By PF Staff in Giveaways and Events on Sep 6, 2016

Pentax Forums will be celebrating its 10th birthday on September 7th!  To honor this milestone, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (September 6th-8th) are World Pentax Days!  It's once again time for members of the Pentax community to come together and collectively paint a picture of a world through the "eyes" of Pentax cameras.  Just go out and shoot on one or more of these days, and upload your favorite photos to the collective gallery!

Click here to upload | View the event gallery

This event is open to everyone, and you can upload up to 5 photos to the gallery linked above.  If you're new to World Pentax Day, read more about the event here. WPD photos must be taken between September 6 and September 8 in your local time zone, and uploads will be accepted through the end of the month.  Need help uploading?

We're looking forward to seeing your photos!

Interactive Map

We've recently a new feature just for WPD: an interactive map that will be overlayed with all the photos submitted to the event gallery.  When uploading, you will be able to mark the location of your photo using a similar map.

Location selection during upload

You'll have until the end of September to upload the photos you took during World Pentax Day.  Once the even ends, we plan to feature the top-rated photos on the homepage. PentaxForums +Pentax Forums @PentaxForums News | Reviews | Forum

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