From barely digital to seriously high tech, it was a surprisingly good year for camera fans.
The K-1 produces excellent photos and has a good noise profile.
The company's debut full-frame camera delivers excellent photo quality for less than $2,000.
The new consumer dSLR offers a weather-resistant design, among other niceties.
Nice design elements include an LCD that angles left and right and LEDs to illuminate some controls.
Pentax adds some innovative design touches to its first full-frame dSLR.
For people looking for something better than a point-and-shoot, the Pentax K-S2 is a good camera, but it falls short for videos.
For folks looking to step up from a point-and-shoot, the Pentax K-S2 has a lot to offer. But decent movie quality is not on the list.
Full-resolution photo samples for the Pentax K-S2.
Pentax combines its two-tone tendencies and colored lights with a more staid design sensibility in a weather-sealed body with a large viewfinder and solid photo quality.
The update to the well-received K-3 gets a built-in GPS.
In addition to notable lenses from Canon, Sigma, Pentax and more, Olympus revealed development plans for a pro 8mm f1.8 fisheye. Look out for updates if any more announcements come from the upcoming CP+ 2015 show.
Cameras that make great holiday gifts
Let them start the new year with a step up in photo and video quality from a phone.