Pentax cameras for Digital Riders

Jan 09, 2013 View Comments by

Pentax wanted to show us three cameras that they thought suitable for the motorcycle tourer. The Optio WG-II is a rugged all weather camera that can be used in the cold, under water, and in other extreme conditions. The Q10 is as small as a point-and-shoot but has interchangeable lenses just like a DSLR, and […]

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How Long Does it Take to Break Down a Campsite?

Jun 26, 2012 View Comments by

On last fall’s trip to the Pennsylvania Wilds, I timed how long it took to break down my campsite. After several days of doing it, I got pretty fast – it took one minute and eleven seconds! Watch: Ok, I lied. It took much longer than that. My DSLR (Pentax K-5) has a time-lapse mode, […]

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Digital Camera for the Digital Rider: Pentax K-5

Nov 03, 2010 View Comments by

Full disclosure, after years of shooting Nikon cameras, I now shoot Pentax because they make small, rugged dSLRs. The K-5 is most likely my next camera. Even as small as it is, you’ve got to be a dedicated photographer to take a dSLR on a motorcycle trip. This camera is for… …those willing to carry […]

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Digital Camera for the Digital Rider: Pentax Optio W90

Nov 02, 2010 View Comments by

Another competitor for the World’s Toughest Point-and-Shoot, the Optio W90 is not shy about its intentions. A beefy strap with carabiner, funky color options, and special LED lights for close-up/macro photography help the camera stand out from the crowd. This camera is for… …mounting on the fork of your BMW GS …taking pictures of the […]

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