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Bold Predictions 2023

PetaPixel’s Bold Camera Predictions for 2023

Carrying on a tradition we started last year, PetaPixel has gathered its staff together to discuss the things they know, not just think, will take place over the course of the next calendar year. We're ready to be very, very wrong.

The Camera Gear Behind the 685 Best Astro Photos Since 2017

Skies and Scopes have released its findings from analyzing all of the images shortlisted by the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition from since 2017 to figure out which cameras and accessories are being used by the best astrophotographers in the world today.

Pentax gotta catch em all

Pentax Lenses: Gotta Catch ’em All?

Pentax, which is no stranger to unusual strategies when it comes to cameras, announced that it was releasing season-themed photo profiles for a set of its DSLRs that would be locked behind specific lenses. Gotta catch 'em all, I guess? For more, read this week's Clipped Highlights!

Why Pentax Has Failed at Mirrorless Cameras

Over the last decade, mirrorless camera technology has evolved to the point that it's now a welcome technology for many photographers and filmmakers. Although, along the way, it's not been an easy ride for the big mirrorless camera brands. User sentiment, Japanese earthquakes, the pandemic, and newer technology adoption have all taken their toll, leading to spot fires in the manufacturing process and camera uptake.

Pentax DA* 16-50mm f:2.8 Lens Review

Pentax DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 Review: The Best Lens for the K-3 Mark III

Last year, Ricoh Imaging released the Pentax K-3 Mark III, which proved to be an excellent (yet expensive) DSLR. Ricoh says the Pentax-DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 ED PLM AW is the "ultimate general professional-grade zoom lens" for APS-C DSLR systems like the K-3 Mark III, and I have to say it lives up to that.

The Best Cameras for Beginners in 2023

Looking to get started in photography but feel overwhelmed at the huge number of different camera models on the market? The daunting feeling can be an obstacle as you try to dive headfirst into the art form, but you have come to the right place: we have selected the best cameras for beginners looking to dip their toes in photography without breaking the bank or getting in over their heads.

The Best Medium Format Film Cameras to Buy in 2023

The past decade has seen an explosion of film users. Whether this is driven by a sense of nostalgia, or a desire to experience the past (for those too young to have shot film earlier in their life), for the simplicity, or perhaps because some celebrities have taken to shooting film, it doesn’t really matter. The reality is likely a combination of many factors.