Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home

Show Printable Version Search this Thread
07-23-2008, 12:46 PM   #1
Site Supporter
cheekygeek's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Alda, Nebraska USA
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,254
Write a Pentax DSLR review on Flickr

If you want to help out the Pentax cause or just give your two pence on what you like/don't like about your DSLR, and are a Flickr member, why not write a review?

I was surprised to find NO REVIEW yet written there for the K200D, for example. I'll be adding one once mine arrives and I can say something semi-intelligent about it.

You can search Flickr images by camera, which is handy. (You can see how many images uploaded by that camera's users (etc.). A Yahoo log-in works at Flickr, so let's go to it Pentax Fans!

07-23-2008, 01:30 PM   #2
Community Manager
Loyal Site Supporter
Ash's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Toowoomba, Queensland
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 22,687
Good idea. Added mine.
Now it's up to Pentax to meet the marketing challenge...
07-24-2008, 05:39 AM   #3
Inactive Account

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: london
Posts: 6
Can't find the reviews, help.
07-24-2008, 06:22 AM   #4
Site Supporter
cheekygeek's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Alda, Nebraska USA
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,254
Original Poster
Well, there may be more than one way to get there, but if you click on the search button in the upper right of any Flickr page, you go to a Search page:
Flickr: Search.
To the right of the Search button is a link that says "Search by Camera" (direct link: Flickr: Camera Finder Pentax doesn't show (yet! ) so you have to choose Pentax from the "Select a brand" dropdown menu. Pentax page direct link: Flickr: Camera Finder: Pentax.

At the bottom of the Pentax page you'll see a stats page for each Pentax camera. Click on the link to any Pentax model to see that model's page. (The top 5 are also at the TOP of the page). The URL is rather predictable:Flickr: Camera Finder: Pentax: K200D.

On the right of the individual camera model page is a "Yahoo! Member Reviews" section with a link that says "write one". They are actually using Yahoo Shopping for the review section (since Yahoo owns Flickr). This makes it even more embarrassing that nobody has written a review!

I see no reason to not go back and add reviews for earlier models also, (maybe pointing people to the newer models?)

07-24-2008, 02:18 PM   #5
Lowell Goudge's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Toronto
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 15,397
Good Idea but we can do better

see the suggestion I just posted.
07-25-2008, 06:59 AM   #6
Inactive Account

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: london
Posts: 6
Weird, just doesn't appear when I use safari or Firefox. No review area or reference to yahoo, apart from the small logo at the bottom right hand of the page.

07-25-2008, 07:16 AM   #7
Veteran Member
Mike Cash's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Japan
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 6,952
Also check out this call for user input for an upcoming magazine review in the UK.

  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, dslr, flickr, images, pentax, pentax dslr review, photography, review
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pentax K-x DSLR Review at DPS bigdog104 Pentax News and Rumors 2 06-16-2010 08:36 PM
Pentax camera usae in Flickr bobmaxja Pentax DSLR Discussion 9 06-07-2010 12:59 AM
Pentax Video Flickr group inferno10 Video and Pentax HDSLRs 1 12-01-2009 03:05 PM
Pentax on the flickr chart johnyeros Photographic Technique 9 06-18-2008 04:45 PM
Pentax k110d Read/Write Delay? bfrikken Pentax DSLR Discussion 1 04-30-2008 10:01 AM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:51 PM. | See also:, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]