Pentax Photo Competition Ralf Jurrien : July 9th 2012 - 15:27 CET
Pentax Photo Competition Meet Britain : To celebrate the launch of the new Pentax K30 DSLR camera, Pentax Ricoh Imaging UK Limited has launched Meet Britain, a nationwide photo competition asking members of the public to submit images of the things they feel make Britain great. The Pentax photo competition campaign is being spearheaded by singer and actress Sarah Harding and DJ and TV presenter Reggie Yates who will each create a set of images. The best images will then be shortlisted and will feature in an exhibition which will be open to the public in September. One photo competition winner from each category will take home a Pentax K30 DSLR camera and one overall winner will take home the £1,000 prize fund.
Photo competition categories
Pentax are also inviting members of the public to get involved by submitting photographs of the things they feel make Britain iconic. Entrants can submit images across five different Pentax photo competition categories:
• Celebrations photo competition
• Summer Holidays photo competition
• Friends and Family photo competition
• Great British Culture photo competition
• Great British Outdoors photo competition
Pentax photo competition - Meet Britain app
Discussing the campaign, Sarah Harding said; “I’m really proud of my British roots, so to be an ambassador for Pentax and to fly the flag for the Meet Britain campaign is really exciting. There are so many world-class events taking place in the UK this summer, from music festivals to major sporting occasions - there is something for everyone to capture on camera.” Reggie Yates added; “Photography is one of my favourite hobbies so I am delighted to be involved in the Meet Britain campaign. I can’t wait to see how creative the British public is, and it gives me a chance to indulge in one of my passions!” The Pentax photo competition will be open to members of the public until 3rd September 2012 and people can submit their photographs via the Meet Britain app on the Pentax UK Facebook page.
Photo competition - Pentax K30 digital SLR
The Pentax K30 is a mid-level digital SLR camera developed to help SLR beginners capture high-quality images with ease. Packed in a compact, weather-resistant, dustproof and lightweight body, the new Pentax K 30 DSLR combines the size of an entry-level DSLR with features more commonly found in advanced models. These features include a 16 megapixel sensor, glass prism finder with nearly 100% field of view, high-speed shooting at six images per second, a 1/6000 second high shutter speed, and a full-HD movie function. Together with a comfortable grip and a sporty, functional design, the K30 digital camera guarantees a dependable, flawless performance every time, perfect for the Pentax photo competition.