Pentax

These are the Best Medium Format Film Cameras for Beginners

2000 1334 James Tocchio

James lists a number of the best medium format film cameras for people just starting their medium format journey.

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Pentax Unveils Plans to Build a New Range of Film Cameras

1888 1007 James Tocchio

Pentax unveils plans to release a whole range of new film cameras! Details here!

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Parents and Portraits with Film Photographer Han Phan

1958 2400 Danielle Wrobleski

Film photographer Han Phan chats with us about photography, her parents, portrait projects, and the rising costs of photography.

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The Ten Best Electronic 35mm SLR’s Ever Made

2000 1125 Josh Solomon

After seven years of shooting classic cameras, we’ve compiled our list of the ten best electronic SLRs of all time.

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A Brief History of See-Through Cameras

2000 1125 James Tocchio

James gives a very quick history of the cutaway camera, the see-through camera, and where these collectible models come from.

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Pentax 67 Review – It’s a Big Camera

1800 1013 James Tocchio

James shot the Pentax 67 in 2016 and 2018, and was less than impressed. In 2020 he tries again. Here’s the review.

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The Sea Fog of Klitmøller, Denmark (Cold Hawaii) Shot on Film

1800 1013 Leah Damgaard-Hansen

In the small fishing town of Klitmøller, Denmark there is a phenomenon called havgus, unfathomably dense sea fog. Here it is, shot on film.

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All the Kolors of the Rainbow – Revolog Film, a Pentax LX, and Pride

1800 1012 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte shoots Pride with the Pentax LX and Revolog Kolor film, an experimental color negative rainbow splashed 35mm film!

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Our Favorite Lenses as Chosen by Your Favorite Camera Geeks

2100 1181 James Tocchio

An all-star lineup of camera nerds pick our favorite lenses, including JCH, Hamish of 35mmc, and many more. Which is your favorite lens??

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Rokkor, Nikkor, Takumar and Zuiko – The Stories Behind Japanese Lens Names

2560 1440 Josh Solomon

What’s with those names? Josh briefly tells us the origins of lens brand names such as Nikkor, Zuiko, Rokkor, and Takumar.

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The Essentials – A Guide to the Best of Pentax’s Camera Systems

2341 1317 Josh Solomon

In our latest Essentials article, we spotlight the best gear from Pentax. From collectible rarities to pro-spec SLRs, this is what Pentaxians dream of.

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Pentax UC-1 (Espio Mini) Point and Shoot Film Camera Review – The Little Lens that Could

1863 1048 Jeb Inge

Brand loyalty can be a beautiful thing. Take an old friend of mine for example – she was head-over-heels in love with her Pentax K-5. She loved taking photos, even if she wasn’t in love with…

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Pentax Spotmatic Camera Review – One of the Longest-Lived Mechanical Cameras Ever Made

2000 1125 Chris Cushing

Volkswagen produced the Beetle in one form or another for more than six decades. Six decades of building one of the most simple, spartan family cars on the planet. And the Beetle outlasted every single…

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Pentax Super Takumar 50mm F/1.4 M42 Mount Lens Review

2000 1125 Chris Cushing

Eight elements. Eight. The original Zeiss Planars got by with just six, the Planar T* of the 1970s used seven. Minolta, Canon and Nikon all used seven elements in their fifties. Pentax themselves reverted to…

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