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  • Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8 ED DC AW Lens - NOW IN STOCK!

    The new Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8 ED DC AW Lens is now in stock to order online or purchase in store!

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  • What To Consider When Upgrading Your PENTAX Camera

    Dreaming about the 645Z PENTAX camera body or other high-end piece of kit? If you’re considering an upgrade but aren’t quite sure whether to go for it, this post will take you through some options you may not have considered already. Take a look and feel free to share, comment or recommend! Continue reading

  • Create Visually Interesting Photos Without An Upgrade

    While we’re constantly being tempted by the latest high-end cameras and super telephoto lenses, sometimes, it’s not our current kit that’s letting us down, but our knowledge, skill and, perhaps most of all, our vision. Anybody can take a photograph of the Taj Mahal after all, but it takes someone with a unique vision to capture it like we’ve never seen before. Continue reading

  • Macro, Micro And Close Up Photography: What’s The Difference?

    At some point, all photographers who are serious about taking photographs will ask the question “what is macro, micro and close up photography? Do they differ, and if so, in what way?” In this post, we’ll delve into the meaning behind each term, and offer more information on the types of Olympus lenses that offer spectacular results for those interested in the very small, and usually very quiet, kind of subject. Continue reading

  • The Remarkable Thing About Photography

    Whether we're 8 years old or 80 years old, every person seems to recognise the value of a camera. We're not talking about value in terms of cost here (that's another matter entirely), but sentimental value - especially when there's a full SDHC memory card inside it with images that haven't been stored elsewhere. Continue reading

  • 5 Of The World’s Most Expensive Camera Lenses Revealed

    Whether you’re a landscape photographer who’s perfectly familiar with dragging themselves out of bed at 4am to get that one glorious shot at sunset, or you prefer to capture the excitement and colour of a midday street scene, it is common knowledge amongst pros that a quality, high-end lens goes a long way. Continue reading

  • Demystifying Camera Tripods: Your Essential Guide!

    A seemingly unremarkable object, the tripod is an essential piece of equipment for anyone who’s passionate about photography. It doesn’t matter whether you have a top of the range PENTAX camera or a low-budget compact, a tripod will deservedly improve the quality of your photos. If you don’t know your panheads from your ballheads, or if you just need a little more info before making your decision, this essential guide is a great place to start. Have a read and make sure to check out our brilliant range of cameras and photographic equipment here at SRS. Continue reading

  • Capture Your Travels With An Olympus Camera

    Planning a travel adventure? You don’t have to spend thousands of pounds on photographic equipment to achieve decent photo quality. In fact, a compact Olympus camera will give you uncompromising image quality and control without the inconvenience of lugging around a weighty (and expensive) kit. Share your memories with family and friends and photograph every aspect of your trip beautifully with these helpful travel photo tips. Continue reading

  • Capture The British Landscape With An Olympus Lens

    Want to achieve beautiful clarity with your landscape shots? Whether you’ve just started learning the basics of landscape photography or are well practiced, you can’t go wrong with Olympus lenses. Established in 1919, Olympus has led the way in precision technology for almost a century. Take a look at our extensive collection and read on for tips on how to capture the British landscape like never before! Continue reading

  • Capturing Autumn At Its Best

    We wait and wait for summer and end up with a week or less of clear blue skies, but autumn… Autumn always delivers. Whether it’s the gorgeous warmth of red foliage beneath our children’s wellington boots, or the exquisite golden landscapes that suddenly befall us, every photographer – amateur or pro – will find it hard to leave their PENTAX camera at home this season. Take a look at our invaluable guide to capturing autumn at its best below. Continue reading

  • How To Photograph Fireworks Like A Pro

    Want to take beautiful, awe-inspiring photographs of fireworks? Of course you do! Amaze your loved ones with dramatic, colourful and spectacular images and have a read of our easy step by step guide to photographing fireworks. Continue reading

  • Capturing The Scene Magnificently With PENTAX Lenses

    Love to travel and marvel at beautiful sights? Let the world enjoy your travels throughout the world with you and capture scenes like a pro by using the right camera lens! PENTAX, part of RICOH’s imaging family, is home to a remarkable range of lenses that offer superb results! You can shop our range of PENTAX lenses here, or keep reading to discover 5 of the most beautiful locations in the world to photograph! Continue reading

  • Your Guide To Shooting With A PENTAX Macro Lens

    We’ve all been wowed by those purely magnificent close-up photographs of winter frost on foliage or the almost translucent wings of a dragonfly. Whatever it is you want to capture – be it bug, a dew drop or still life – you’ll need a macro lens. PENTAX lenses have ultra-close focusing capabilities, delivering supreme macro image quality effortlessly. Continue reading

  • Win a Panasonic Lumix CM1 Smart Camera Phone

    Purchase a new Panasonic Lumix G series camera in November and receive up to £150 Cashback plus be entered into a prize draw to win a Panasonic Lumix CM1 Smart Camera Phone. Continue reading

  • PENTAX K Mount Lenses For Every Type Of Photography

    With so many PENTAX K mount lenses to choose from for your DSLR, knowing which one is right for you can feel overwhelming. From fisheyes that give you a 180° field of view, to macros that allow us to truly appreciate the small details in life, read on to find out more about PK-Mount photographic lenses and the different types of photography they’ll suit best! Continue reading

  • Achieving Higher Standards By Lowering Your Viewpoint

    Dramatically changing your perspective of a scene – especially one which you see every day - can have surprising results. On a plane journey, we look down to see our three-dimensional worlds suddenly become flat and insignificant; it’s not just high angles that allow us to view our subject in a new way however, shooting from a low angle is a hugely effective way of creating a visually exciting (and engaging) photo, adding an perceivable amount of depth and challenging our notion of the world. Continue reading

  • How To Give Your Digital Photos A Sense Of Depth

    Tired of flat-looking photographs which underwhelm your viewers? If you want impressive, vivid photos that achieve great depth and consequently visual interest, this post is brimming with invaluable photography tips! To get started of course, you’ll first require some superb quality equipment - such as a trusty PENTAX digital camera - alongside any photographic accessories you think will give you a hand (such as a remote shutter release to minimise shake). Continue reading

  • Photography Tips For Shooting Local Landmarks

    Whether you live in a capital city and your local landmarks are famous worldwide, or you live in a small town that nobody has ever heard of when you go abroad, photographing a landmark so that it causes viewers to stop a moment to take a closer look is no mean feat. If your goal is to shoot like a pro and make seemingly ordinary scenes into creative masterpieces, then this photography landmark guide is for you. We’ll discuss how to best photograph famous sights and how they differ from capturing more unfamiliar landmarks. Continue reading

  • A Beginner’s Guide To PENTAX Camera Lenses

    An abundance of photography equipment, digital settings and advanced features makes even the most experienced photographer sigh and wonder whatever happened to breezy aim-and-shoot photography occasionally. It’s no wonder then that when newcomers to the industry are faced with our huge range of lenses for cameras, they’re often unsure which one will best suit their needs.

    If you feel confused about which camera lens to go for, read this basic guide and take a look at our complete range of PENTAX lenses here. Continue reading

  • Never Miss Another Lunar Eclipse With A PENTAX 645Z

    If you’re still regretting your missed opportunity to capture last month’s supermoon and lunar eclipse because your camera didn’t offer the desired results, then let us introduce you to the unforgettable PENTAX 645Z. Delivering jaw-dropping image quality with files that are colourful, big and intricately detailed, read on to find out more about this digital medium format camera - released in the middle of 2014 - and get tips on how to capture the moon beautifully! Continue reading

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