Pentax K-30 Now in Loads of New Colors

Pentax K-30 Colors

If the typical black DSLR is a little too boring for you, then the Pentax K-30 may be just the ticket for you.

In addition to boring black, the camera is now available in a ton of new colorful options, including: Crystal Black, Crystal Bordeaux, Crystal Green, Crystal Red, Crystal Silver, Crystal Yellow, Crystal Orange, Silky Blue, Silky Bordeaux, Silky Green, Silky Red, Silky Silver, Silky White, Silky Yellow and Silky Orange.

The new K-30 color options are available for pre-order online at for $799.95 including the smc PENTAX DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR lens.


Apple Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 4.04

Apple Digital Camera RAW Update

Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW 4.04, which adds RAW image compatibility for the following cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11:

You can download the update from Apple’s website.

Pentax K-30 Officially Unveiled

Pentax K-30

The Pentax K-30 has been officially announced.  It features a 16MP CMOS sensor with full HD video capture at 24p and 30p, as well as 720p capture at 60fps.  The K-30 touts a weather resistant design with functionality in temperatures down to 14°F.

Additionally, the K-30 offers a new 11-point AF system with 9 cross-type AF points.  The viewfinder features 100% frame coverage at a 0.92x magnification.  The K-30 can capture 6 fps when shooting JPEG images and offers sensor-based image stabilization.

The K-30 should be available in July 2012 for $849.95 for the body only or $899.95 with an 18-55mm kit lens.  Check availability at B&H Photo.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]