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HD Pentax-DA 645 90-180mm or 80-160mm f/4.5ED AW SR lens patent filed in Japan

A new patent for a Pentax DA 645 80-160mm f/4.5 lens (four examples in the patent application) or a 90-180mm f/4.5 lens (two examples) was filed by Ricoh in Japan. The lens is stabilized (just like the 90mm macro).

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The 2017 Complete Photography Bundle sale will end in less than 24 hours

The 2017 Complete Photography Bundle offer will end in less than 24 hours – you can get $2,500 worth of photography education for $117 (96% off). 10% of every sale goes to charity.

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New Metabones 0.50x Speed Booster for Pentax Q (0.5x magnification and world-record f/0.666)

Metabones released a new 0.50x Speed Booster adapter for the Pentax Q mirrorless camera. It’s called the “Devil’s Speed Booster” because it permits a world record f/0.666 lens speed when a f/1.2 lens is attached. Even “ordinary” f/1.4 lenses will give you f/0.7 output. Metabones adapters are sold at Amazon and B&H. Metabones Nikon G […]

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Ricoh Theta Movie Converter announced

Ricoh announced Theta Movie Converter:

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The Pentax 645Z camera is now $1,500 off

The Pentax 645Z medium format camera is now $1,500 off ($5,496.95) at B&H, Adorama and Amazon. Thanks aurele!

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Recap of PentaxRumors posts for September 2017

         Here are the PentaxRumors posts for September 2017:

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Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount now up to $50 off

The Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount is currently on sale at B&H: Irix 11mm f/4 Blackstone lens: $50 off Irix 11mm f/4 Firefly lens: $25 off

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