Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more
Can't Access your Account?
New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
Has anybody heard anything on the grapevine to suggest that Pentax might extend its range more towards the D700 / EOS 5DII? Given that the K-7 appears to be price dropping to fit as a K20 replacement, they are looking a bit under exposed at the semi-pro/ entry pro level. Can't help feeling that confidence in the brand would be boosted by a £1500 model, which seemed likely after the K7 appeared, to reasonably good acclaim.
Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.
Not heard of anything new other than the release of the medium format digital slr in Japan. ( 40 megabites!)The release has been delayed due to a higher demand than expected.
They are also considering a micro 4/3rds type camera for release this year. It was mentioned that it will not follow the other types as they want to do something different? It could be something like the new Samsung one?
It was also nice to hear that Pentax made a profit in their last financial year due mostly for an increased demand for their digital SLR's.
thanks for your reply. Given that no-one else has replied, maybe it means that there isn't much happening on the Pentax DSLR front.
It would be a shame if they faded from this market as they have been quite innovative and their products quite good value. If as you say they made money last year mainly from their DSLRs, then you would have thought this might encourage them to continue. Even a K7 Plus would be welcome in the absence of anything else, and probably quite cheap to do.
They should never have stopped production of the K20!......a magic camera!
ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
You must be a member to leave a comment
This month's sponsor
Get the latest photography news straight from ePHOTOzine in your email every month and win prizes!
30th April 2013 - 31st May 2013
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.
View May's Photo Month Calendar