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September 18, 2012

Pentax Trade Show Floor round-up

And now we take a look at some of the Pentax action at the Photokina 2012 trade show. The Pentax announcements happened eight days ago, so they are not as much of a curiosity as the many cameras announced during Photokina Monday yesterday. So that's partially why you don't see as much action on Pentax... Earlier today we posted the Canon round-up...

Pentax Booth Report
+ dpreview

Pentax R&D
+ prototype of spherical camera of sorts at Quesabesde (computer-translated) [NEW!]

Pentax K5*.*
+ K5 II body hands-on at Photography Blog

Pentax Q*.*
+ Q10 bodies hands-on (black or red) at Photography Blog

Pentax P&S cameras
+ X5 superzoom JPEG samples from the trade show at Optyc Zone
+ X5 superzoom hands-on at Photography Blog

Pentax Medium Format
+ 645D first impressions at ThePhoBlographer (from last week)

Ricoh GXR*.*
+ hands-on at Pentax Forums News

+ 560 pre-production demo and Godzilla on Mosquito (560/DA on Q10) at Pentax Forums News
+ new lens hands-on (90/645, 18-270 and 560 DA) at Photography Blog
+ Pentax engineer on SDM failures at Pentax Forums (via Ricehigh)

Pentax - Other
+ various pictures at PentaxForums News
+ Pentax interview coming tomorrow from PentaxEros and PentaxForums
+ Ned Bunnell retiring next month at Pentax Forums News and Yvon's Pentax DSLRs blog
+ in case you missed this fun DIY last week, converting the Pentax K10D to an infrared camera at DIY Photography

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