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Pentax K-30 offers weatherproofing from $850

Pentax K-30 offers weatherproofing from $850

Consumers are definitely spoilt for choice when it comes to DSLRs, and here’s another one for you to consider from Pentax. The K-30 should prove somewhat tougher than the average DSLR thanks to its weatherproofing. The company says the K-30 is resistant to dust as well as the colder elements, with “every seam [and] every button” sealed to provide protection while still managing to maintain a lightweight and sturdy body.

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Pentax launches K-01 interchangeable lens camera

Pentax launches K-01 interchangeable lens camera

Pentax has unveiled a new digital camera that has a nice retro style design and comes in three colors called the K-01. The camera is offered in black, silver, and yellow. The camera is designed to be compatible with about 25 million Pentax K-mount lenses that have been on the market for decades. The camera uses a 16-megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor.

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Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera teased in press photos

Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera teased in press photos

A wave of cameras is coming to crash upon the shores of the public late this winter, and the most recent tease is a Pentax K-01 mirrorless shooter designed by no less than Marc Newson. It may seem a bit odd to those of you who are familiar with the work of Newson as his most famous work is that of a "biomorphism" full of flowing lines and a tendency to refrain from all sharp edges. What this camera appears to be instead of that is a rather blunt looking instrument with features piled onto one another in a series of transformers. Of course a good photographer is only concerned with the photo in the end, not the look of the tool.

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Pentax Optio RZ18 packs 18x optical zoom

Pentax Optio RZ18 packs 18x optical zoom

Pentax announced a new point-and-shoot digital camera called the Optio RZ18 that packs an impressive 18x optical zoom lens that covers the focal lengths from 25mm to 450mm. That provides wide angle up to super-telephoto shots to cover almost any shooting situations. And it's all stuffed inside a super compact camera, perfect for travel.

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Ricoh GXR Module Lets You Swap Leica Lenses

Ricoh GXR Module Lets You Swap Leica Lenses

Many of us may be familiar with lightweight interchangeable lens cameras such as with the micro four-thirds technology. But Ricoh has been offering something slightly different since 2009, when it introduced its GXR series modular cameras that swap out not only the lens but also the camera sensor. The company today announced a new module for the GXR series that will work with Leica M-mount lenses.

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