Pentax K-5 videos including samples, reviews and tutorials. The Pentax K-5 shoots video at 1080p resolution at 25 fps, it doesn't support shooting at 24p unfortunately, but it doesn't support continuously focusing while recording movies. The full list of modes supported is: 1920x1080 @ 25 fps, 1280x720 @ 25 fps and 640x480 @ 25 fps.


Browse sample videos shot with the Pentax K-5

Shallow DOF Pentax K-5 with 35mm f2.4 lens

This video was shot with a 35mm f/2.4 lens and shows some great manual focusing and shallow depth of field, I love how smooth it looks.

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Pentax K-5 Rolling Shutter

In this video the camera pans left and right constantly to show any rolling shutter effects that you get from using a CMOS sensor.  Rolling shutter describes a jello-like effect you see in the video taken with many DSLRs. It looks like the K-5 does really well, I don't see nearly...

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Browse video reviews of the Pentax K-5

Demonstration of the Pentax K5 weather sealing

The Pentax K-5 has 77 seals on it to prevent water getting in.  If you use a weather sealed lens (look for DA* or WR) then the camera is very well sealed. In this demo, they pour water all over the camera, directly on the lends, on to the body, onto...

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Pentax K-5 Review

Pentax K-5 Review after a year of using the camera and system for my professional work, here are some thoughts about what the strengths and weaknesses of this great Pentax camera are. (Canon T3i with 18-55 doing the video.) (Music by and all photographs by Edward Thomas. Thanks!)

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Browse video tutorials about how to use the Pentax K-5

A US Soldier demonstrates how well Pentax stands up to Sand and Weather

THIS IS *NOT* AN ENDORSEMENT BY THE U.S. ARMY I'm demonstrating the weather sealing and dust resistance offered by PENTAX's bodies and lenses ( and top offerings while deployed in Afghanistan by covering them in sand, small rocks, and dust, and then rinsing them off in the shower. PENTAX...

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