Pentax K-30 Weather Resistant Mid-Level DSLR

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When you’re trying to get that perfect shot, mother nature doesn’t always agree with you. There could be rain, dust, and all sorts of other camera-destroying elements. If you’re in the market for a mid-range DSLR that can handle rugged environments, the new Pentax K-30 is a compact, lightweight option.

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Pentax offers free shipping on 5 new digital cameras for Mother’s Day

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Pentax Imaging has just announced five new digital cameras and they’re offering select free shipping in time for Mother’s Day. This way, even if you’re on the other side of the planet, your mom can still get her gift on time.

The Pentax Option I-10 offers the classic look of a film SLR, complete with a leatherette textured body. Expect 12.1 megapixels, 5x optical zoom, and your choice of either a pearl white or classic black body.

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OCC hack turns Nintendo’s DS into a DSLR camera controller

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Sure, the Nintendo DSi already has a couple of low-resolution cameras embedded in it, but not many the pictures taken from it are really worthy of your public portfolio. However, it turns out that you can use the DS to control your DSLR. The software, called the Open Camera Controller, was created by photographers at HDRLabs.

The hacked DS software will work with Canon DSLR cameras, as well as cameras from Olympus and Sigma.

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