Saturday, May 5, 2007

Reliable Rumors: Two new Pentax DSLRs this year!

Reliable Rumors: Two new Pentax DSLRs this year!

  • Forum super-user "benjikan" is reporting back after a long long long meeting with the Pentax People.
  • dpreview forum discussion
  • Pentax Life forum discussion
  • Pentax World discussion
  • At least two new Pentax DSLRs will be announced this year, while the K100D and K10D will continue as current products. This in addition to the 645D... More lenses coming up and new factories in China and Vietnam.
  • For all the juicy details, discussions and debates, visit the two forum discussions above!
  • As you may recall from an earlier post, Pentax was the fastest growing DSLR maker in terms of percentage of global shipments from 2005 to 2006. Details here (or scroll further down)

    Reviews of Interest
  • The innovative Casio EX-V7 gets reviewed at dpreview by Simon Joinson. This camera has a 7x folded optics lens. Find out how it did!
  • Fuji S9100 at Steve's Digicams
  • Olympus SP-550Uz gets reviewed by
  • Two Nikon P5000 reviews at photoreview (Australia) and
  • Lens review: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
  • Sony T100 at IR
  • A review in progress at raises a question for all Olympus E410 users: Do you have severe underexposure problems?

    News Desks
  • Adorama joins the world of blogging on the latest photography news with the Adorama News Desk!.
  • has a number of interesting tidbits, such as ACDSee Pro 2.0 Beta, Yahoo Photos closing and moving everyone to their 2005 acquisition Flickr. They also have a May 2007 prize giveaway, and a number of other interesting news items.

    PMA Global Events
  • Happening this weekend is PMA Australia 2007
  • Global calendar of PMA shows and PMA-related events
  • More details on the upcoming PMA shows in Europe

    Reading is fundamental!. This book Kindsight, Images and words from the flow, by Robert Zuckerman, (hardcover, 120 pages), takes random everyday human encounters and turns them into something much more profound. Each photograph comes with accompanying text.

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