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HD Pentax FA 35mm f/2 lens additional info

The rumored HD Pentax FA 35mm f/2 lens will be announced tomorrow. Nokishita reports that the price will be ¥48,600 including tax (around $450). For comparison, the Pentax SMCP-FA 35mm f/2.0 AL lens is now selling for $289.95. The expected release date is February 22nd.

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ON1 released Photo RAW 2019.2 with a profile for the Pentax-FA 28-70mm f/4 AL lens

Today ON1 released Photo RAW 2019.2 with a correction profile for the Pentax-FA 28-70mm f/4 AL lens. You can use coupon code NIKONRUMORS for 20% off or you can get a 30-day trial version. Here is the full list of lens correction profiles added in the new version:

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HD PENTAX-DA ★ 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW and HD PENTAX-FA 35mm f/2 lenses to be announced on January 31st

On January 31st Ricoh will officially announce two new K-mount lenses: HD PENTAX-DA ★ 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW lens Reservation start date: January 31, 2019 Expected release date: February 22, 2019 Mass retailer price: 180, 900 yen (tax included) Lens hood: PH-RBF 82 HD PENTAX-FA 35mm f/2 lens Reservation start date: January 31, 2019 […]

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Pentax digest

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2019 Pentax DSLR market share in Japan: 3.1%

BCN Rankings published their 2019 report and Ricoh has 3.1% of the DSLR market in Japan (BCN Ranking collects real sales data from approximately 40% of the Japanese retailers):

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Ricoh Imaging will be exhibiting at the 2019 CP+ show in Japan

From Ricoh Imaging: “Ricoh Imaging will be exhibiting at the Camera and Photo Imaging World Premier Show 2019 “CP+” held at PACIFICO YOKOHAMA from February 28 (Thu.) to March 3 (Sun.), 2019. We look forward to seeing everyone at the Touch & Try event and useful seminars we have for a diverse range of models […]

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B&H Depth of Field Conference

B&H Photo has an upcoming Depth of Field Conference on February 5th – 6th, 2019. Registration and live streaming are free (you still need to register):

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