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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens shortage

Ricoh Japan issued a notice about a shortage for the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens that is supposed to start shipping on July 20th citing exceeded demand. The HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens is available for pre-order at: B&H | Adorama | Amazon |  WEX | Park Camera

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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens EU pricing

An update on the pricing of the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens in Europe and North America: US: $1,196.95 (B&H | Adorama | Amazon) UK: £1,199 (Amazon | WEX | Park Camera) Canada: $1,635.88 (Amazon CA) Europe: €1,200

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Deal of the day: Pentax 35mm DA L f/2.4 AL lens now $50 off ($96.95)

The Pentax 35mm DA L f/2.4 AL lens is now $50 off (final price: $96.95) at B&H, Amazon and Adorama. All Pentax lenses with current instant savings can be found here. Follow @PhotogDeals for more photography deals: Twitter | Facebook. Check out also our Skylum Luminar 2018 giveaway: Skylum Luminar 2018 giveaway

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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens additional coverage

Some additional coverage of the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens: Pentax has a new Star Lens Special Site with a lot of information on the new 50mm lens including the Aero Bright Coating II. Sample photos from the new 50mm lens can be found here, here and here. UK pre-orders are now open: WEX | Park […]

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HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens officially announced, available for pre-order

The HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens is now officially announced. Pre-orders are now open at: B&H Adorama Amazon MTC charts and lens design: Sample photos can be found here and here. The lens specifications can be found here. The updated K-mount lens roadmap is available here. Shipping will start on July 20, […]

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Updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmaps

  Ricoh published their updated Pentax K-mount lens roadmaps:

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HD PENTAX-DA★11-18mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens delayed until 2019

The HD PENTAX-DA★11-18mm f/2.8ED DC AW lens is now officially delayed until 2019. The initial announcement date was the summer of 2018. Here is the full press text:

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