Is Pentax bringing back film cameras?

Pentax K1000 film camera in black and white
Classic Pentax K1000 film camera (Image credit: Alamy)

Ricoh has announced a brand new camera project "involving the research and development of new Pentax-brand film camera products."

Recently there has been a huge boom in film photography, with the price of film and vintage cameras skyrocketing, as well as repair costs, which hasn't gone unnoticed by Ricoh (the parent company of Pentax).

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.