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First Pentax half-frame compact film camera teaser

Rich posted the first teaser for the upcoming Pentax half-frame compact film (see previous coverage here):

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Pentax USA: “Big Announcement Coming Soon!”

Pentax USA is teasing on social media about a “Big Announcement Coming Soon“: The Pentax film camera is expected to be announced this summer, and I don’t think this teaser is for it: The new Pentax/Ricoh compact film camera will be announced this summer and will be designed for vertical-position shooting, using a half-size format […]

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Dpreview interview with Ricoh on the upcoming Pentax film camera

Dpreview published their interview with Ricoh on the upcoming Pentax film camera. Here is their conclusion:

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The new Pentax/Ricoh compact film camera will be announced this summer and will be designed for vertical-position shooting, using a half-size format

Pentax/Ricoh just announced that the upcoming compact film camera will be officially released this summer (2024) and will be designed for vertical-position shooting, using a half-size format: Product name: to be announced Launch schedule: projected for the summer of 2024 Price: to be announced 35mm-format compact film camera Designed for vertical-position shooting, using a half-size […]

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Ricoh started a new Pentax Film Photography Instagram account and a Facebook page

Since Ricoh started the Pentax Film Photography Camera Project, the company started selling film on its website and how they also have a new Pentax Film Photography Instagram account and a Facebook page:

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Pentax/Ricoh is the only real savior of the film camera

When my daughter went to college, the first thing she asked for was a film camera. After I searched B&H Photo and Amazon, I realized that you can either get a $6,000 Leica M film rangefinder camera or a crappy compact film camera that will probably break shortly after the purchase. Breaking news: Pentax is […]

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Amazon is selling refurbished Pentax K1000 SLR film cameras with Pentax 50mm lens for $300

Check those refurbished (renewed) Pentax listings on Amazon: Refurbished Pentax K1000 SLR film camera with Pentax 50mm lens for $298.99 (16 available). Refurbished Pentax K-50 camera for $579.95 (only 1 available). Refurbished Pentax Asahi Super Takumar 50mm f/1.4 M42 screw mount lens for $147.99 (3 available). Additional information on Amazon Renewed products can be found here […]

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