The Pentax KP DSLR camera is now $150 off



The Pentax KP DSLR camera is now selling for $949.95 after a $150 discount at B&H and Adorama.

The Pentax KP was announced in January 2017. Additional coverage of the camera can be found here.

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The Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens will also be available for Pentax K-mount


I received a confirmation from the company that the new Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens will also be available for Pentax K-mount. Additional information on the lens can be found at PhotoRumors and Kickstarter.

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Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.11, Camera Raw 9.12 released with support for two Venus Optics Laowa lenses for Pentax K-mount


Adobe released Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.11 and Camera Raw 9.12. Here are the direct download links:

In addition to several bug fixes, here is the list of new Pentax K-mount lens profiles added in Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.12:

Via PhotoRumors

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ShutterCount app now supports Pentax cameras as well


The guys behind the ShutterCount app contacted me to inform that their app now also supports Pentax cameras:

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Gizmon lens filter for Ricoh WG cameras


Gizmon launched a new ball lens filter “GIZMON x ZENJIX Soratama 55 for WG” for Ricoh WG cameras. Here are some sample photos taken with the filter:


The filter is available for sale at Amazon Japan.

Via DC.watch

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New function expanded firmware version 1.30 for Pentax 645Z camera released


Ricoh released new firmware update version 1.30 for the Pentax 645Z medium format camera ($6,996.95) that adds some new functions for outdoor shooting (download link):

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New: Lensbaby Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens for Pentax K-mount

Lensbaby announced a new Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens with 1:2 macro capabilities for Pentax K-mount. The price is $499.95. Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H. Sample photos can be found here. See also this hands-on report on the new lens.

Velvet 85 lens specifications:

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