Big news today from Pentax. The previously teased and leaked Pentax 70-200mm f/2.8 and Pentax 150-450mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses were officially unveiled today. That’s some pretty sweet big glass on its own. Perhaps the bigger news is the camera that is coming for these full frame lenses. [Read more…]
Ricoh has announced the new Pentax HD DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6ED DC WR lens for Pentax K-mount DSLRs.
It is a weather-sealed lens with 11 seals. The lens consists of 16 optical elements in 12 groups and features an ED (Extra-low Dispersion) optical element to effectively compensate for chromatic aberrations, and aspherical optical elements to minimize color bleeding.
The Pentax HD DA 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6ED DC WR retails for $749.95 and should be available in November 2014. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Ricoh has unveiled three new body colors in the K-S1 Sweets Collection. The new body color options include: Strawberry Cake, Blue Cream Soda and Lime Pie. Yes, they are styled after desserts. [Read more…]