What's in the bag?


  • Pentax K1-II DSLR
  • Pentax K5 DSLR
  • Pentax K20D DSLR


  • Pentax 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 ALII (DA series)
  • Pentax 35mm F2.8 Macro (DA limited series)
  • Pentax 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 ED Fisheye (DA series)
  • Pentax 40mm F2.8 (DA limited series) (prime; FF compatible)
  • Pentax 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED (DA series)
  • Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS APO HSM
  • Pentax HD D FA* 50mm F1.4 SDM AW (FF prime)
  • Pentax D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro WR (FF prime)

Why Pentax?

Pentax was my first serious film camera, and I've stayed with it ever since. First, the body is a little bit smaller than comparable Canon or Nikon versions and seems to fit my hands a little bit better, making it more comfortable for me to use. I also prefer the layout of the dials and menus--they make a little more sense to my brain. Although I have recently added one Sigma lens, I like the lineup of Pentax lenses. They cover a lot of ground, and I've been able to get the combination of quality, price, and range in any Pentax lens I have purchased. Best of all, all lens functions are available to me, because the lenses are specifically matched to my cameras. Finally, I have found the Pentax line to be a very good value for the price. I have always found them to be affordable, while lacking nothing in quality.