Tag Archives: Pentax K-1

Pentax K1 firmware update version 1.30 released


Ricoh has released a firmware update for the Pentax K-1 full-frame digital SLR camera. The new version includes the ability for users to select electronic shutter shooting for the first time. Firmware update version 1.30 adds a live view Electronic Shutter option to the menu system. Ricoh says this avoids the vibrations caused by mechanical shutter actions immediately prior to theContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Sensor Review : Third Best ILC Tested by DxOMark


Pentax K-1 sensor review and test results published by DxOMark. The flagship full-frame DSLR camera achieved a score of 95 and offers very similar overall image quality to other class-leading sensors. The first 35mm format DSLR camera from Ricoh offers a 36.4MP CMOS sensor. The specs list include 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization, a ‘nearly 100%’ optical viewfinder and 33-point AF systemContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released


Ricoh released a new firmware update for the Pentax K-1 full frame digital SLR camera. Firmware update version 1.10 for Pentax K-1 improves image stability for general performance and supports the Image Transmitter 2 and Pentax Tethered Capture Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Pentax K-1 has a a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter. The sensor provides a maximum ISO sensitivityContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Reviews and Videos


After the launch of first full-frame DSLR camera from Ricoh, several new Pentax K-1 reviews and videos published on the web. Pentax K-1 comes packed with a lot of useful features, such as a tilting display, WiFi, GPS, and a secondary screen on top. It has a a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter. The sensor has aContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Camera Additional Coverage


Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR camera additional coverage includes high-resolution sample photos, users manual and more. Ricoh has added a 36.4-megapixel full-frame sensor without an anti-aliasing filter in the Pentax K-1. The sensor has a maximum ISO sensitivity of 204800 and is capable of capturing 14-bit RAW files, powered by the PRIME IV image processor. After the launchContinue Reading

More Pentax K-1 Sample Images


More Pentax K-1 sample images now available online from several photography sites. After the launch of their first full-frame DSLR camera, Ricoh has already posted official full-resolution Pentax K-1 sample images taken with several lenses. Now high ISO sample available at K-1 Expression site. More photography taken with the new Ricoh full-frame model can be found at Dpreview, Pentaxforums  and DC.watch pages online. More PentaxContinue Reading

Canon 1DX Mark II vs Pentax K-1 Comparison


Here is a quick specifications comparison of the Canon 1DX Mark II vs Pentax K-1 DSLR cameras with full-frame image sensors. The Canon EOS-1D X Mark II is a new flagship DSLR camera features a new 20.2 MP full frame CMOS sensor and new Al Servo AF III+, improved 61-point AF system with 41 cross-type AF points, new 360k RGB+IR metering sensor, Dual “DIGICContinue Reading

Nikon D810 vs Pentax K-1 Comparison


Here is a quick review and comparison for the Nikon D810 vs Pentax K-1 DSLR cameras with full-frame image sensors. Nikon D810 features a 36.3 megapixel sensor with no optical low pass filter, Expeed 4 image processing engine, 51-point auto-focus system and 5fps burst shooting at full resolution. Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR features a 36.4MP full-frame CMOS sensor and the advanced PRIME IV image processing engine. TheContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Sample Images


The Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR camera officially announced with 36-megapixel image sensor as the first sample photos now available on the web. Ricoh has posted four full-resolution sample photographs taken with a variety of lenses including the HD Pentax-D FA 150-450mmF4.5-5.6ED DC AW, the HD Pentax-D FA★70-200mmF2.8ED DC AW, the HD Pentax-D FA 28-105mmF3.5-5.6ED DC WR and the HD Pentax-D FA 24-70mmF2.8EDContinue Reading

Pentax K-1 Full Frame DSLR Officially Announced with 36MP sensor, $1800


Ricoh has officially announced the Pentax K-1 full-frame DSLR camera with 36-megapixel image sensor and for a price tag of $1,799. The first 35mm format Pentax K-1 DSLR camera offers a 36.4MP CMOS sensor, 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization, a ‘nearly 100%’ optical viewfinder and 33-point AF system with 25 cross-type points. The 3.2″ 1.04M-dot LCD uses a new flexible tilting design whichContinue Reading