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Pentax K-1 Mark II firmware update version 1.02 released

Today Ricoh released firmware update version 1.02 for the Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera:

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Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens for Pentax K-mount to start shipping next week

The new Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens for Pentax K-mount is now available for pre-order at the official Laowa website and at B&H. Shipping is expected to start at the end of the month. Additional information on the Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens including sample photos, technical specifications, MTF charts and more can […]

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New: Fotodiox TLT ROKR tilt-shift lens adapters for Pentax 6×7 medium format lenses

Fotodiox has a new line of TLT ROKR tilt-shift lens adapters designed for Pentax 6×7 medium format lenses (check pricing and availability at Amazon). The TLT ROKR adapters are available for Nikon, Sony E-mount, Sony A-mount, Fuji X-mount and Canon EOS cameras and allow you to turn a medium format Pentax 6×7 lens into a tilt-shift […]

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PhotonsToPhotos published their sensor test results for the Pentax K-1 Mark II, KP and K-S1 DSLR camera

PhotonsToPhotos published their sensor measurements for the Pentax K-1 Mark II ($1,996.95), Pentax KP ($896.95) and Pentax K-S1 (already discontinued) DSLR cameras – here are a few comparisons screenshots (click for larger view):

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Four software development kits to be released, for the remote operation of Pentax DSLR cameras via smartphones or personal computers

Ricoh to release four software development kits for the remote operation of Pentax DSLR cameras via smartphones or personal computers:

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The Pentax K-1 upgrade service: detailed description of the different steps with pictures

DC.Watch published a detailed description of the different steps with pictures of the Pentax K-1 ⇒ K-1 Mark II upgrade process:

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Using Pentax mount Sigma lenses on the Pentax K-1 Mark II camera

Sigma issued an update on using Pentax mount Sigma lenses on the new Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera (the issue was already previously reported for the K-1):

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