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Pentax K-S1 sample image

The K-S1's Vivid mode produces good contrast and dense but natural-looking colours. Click here for a full resolution version.

Pentax K-S1 sample image

This bold black and white effect gives monochromatic images some real punch. It's almost like using black and white film! Click here for a full resolution version.

Pentax K-S1 sample image

The sensor-shift anti-shake system works really well. This was shot handheld at 1/4sec to blur the spinning wheel but keep the centre sharp. Click here for a full resolution version.

Pentax K-S1 sample image

You can combine filter effects when you're using the in-camera editing tools. This was produced by combining the bold black and white effect with a subtle, rich sepia tone. Click here for a full resolution version.

Pentax K-S1 sample image

The 18-55mm kit lens feels cheap and delivers lots of chromatic aberration (left) – but the camera has in-built distortion and chromatic aberration options which work pretty well (right). Click here for a larger version.

Pentax K-S1 sample image

Another rich and punchy shot from the Pentax K-S1's Vivid mode. The meter didn't need any help getting the exposure exactly right, either. Click here for a full resolution image.