Pentax news from a dealer

Started Apr 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
Zvonimir Tosic
Zvonimir Tosic Senior Member • Posts: 2,800
Only thing I can add to Bob's note ...

BobORama wrote:


When I call up Pentax and report a bug with the camera, I don't expect "well, that's not a defect, you can still take pictures can't you?"

Each of us needs the camera to handle the work we do, and to dismiss operational issues because the average cat fancier never experiences them... that's stupid when you want to maintain Pentax as a prosumer / pro brand.   Its a pro brand when pros willingly elect to use it.

.. Is that Pentax will be perceived as a viable choice once news reporters and paparazzi start using Pentax gear, instead of usual Canons and Nikons (even Leicas – see that guy over there).

There is a very palpable sense that the global marketing channel has very little impact on the Japan engineering team, and that for the most part the people we talk to to provide feedback have no ability to effect change.   Its a sick model, and hits at an ineffective organization.   My hope was that this would be taken care of by Ricoh - which seems to have an orthogonal attitude - making p

Otherwise, I think you are spot on Bob.

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Zvonimir Tosic
“A portrait is not made in the camera, but on either side of it.”
— Edward Steichen

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