Why you can trust TechRadar We spend hours testing every product or service we review, so you can be sure you’re buying the best. Find out more about how we test.
This image was shot very close to sunset, in almost complete darkness. The lens was able to lock onto the detail of the droplet on the leaf with relative ease. Click here to see the full resolution image.
Most of the time, the camera's metering system does a decent job of producing well-balanced exposures. Click here to see the full resolution image.
Colours straight from the camera are bright and punchy, and generally accurate. Click here to see the full resolution image.
The camera's automatic white balance system does a decent job of producing accurate colours directly from the camera. Although it errs slightly towards warm tones in some conditions, you can choose a more appropriate specific white balance setting if it's proving to be problematic. Click here to see the full resolution image.
The K-3 copes well when shooting high sensitivities in low light, producing images which contain a lot of detail without too much image smoothing. Click here to see the full resolution image.
If you examine this image closely you can see some of the chromatic aberration mentioned earlier in the review. View the full resolution image to see the full effect of the problem.
The K-3 is capable of resolving plenty of detail, while the removal of the anti-aliasing filter hasn't led to any problems with moire patterning that we could find. Click here to see the full resolution image.
There is an excellent range of lenses available for Pentax cameras, and if you're a user of model from the past few decades you'll also be able to use those lenses here. This image was taken with a 70mm f/2.8 macro lens. Click here to see the full resolution image.
The camera has a number of inbuilt digital filters, examples of which can be seen below. First up is a normal image with no digital filter applied.
Current page: Sample imagesPrev Page Noise and dynamic range Next Page Sensitivity and noise images
Amy has been writing about cameras, photography and associated tech since 2009. Amy was once part of the photography testing team for Future Publishing working across TechRadar, Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N Photo and Photography Week. For her photography, she has won awards and has been exhibited. She often partakes in unusual projects - including one intense year where she used a different camera every single day. Amy is currently the Features Editor at Amateur Photographer magazine, and in her increasingly little spare time works across a number of high-profile publications including Wired, Stuff, Digital Camera World, Expert Reviews, and just a little off-tangent, PetsRadar.