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The current Pentax US lens discounts are set to expire tomorrow

The current Pentax US lens discounts are set to expire tomorrow, December 31st, 2017 at 11:59 pm. The full list of discounted Pentax lenses can be found here. You can also still get the Pentax K-1 with free battery grip for $1,799.

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First sample photo taken with the HD Pentax-D FA★ 50mm f/1,4 SDM AW posted online by Ricoh Japan

The first sample picture taken with a prototype of the HD Pentax-D FA★ 50mm f/1,4 SDM AW lens was published on Facebook by Ricoh Imaging Japan: Update: another picture taken with the (prototype) HD Pentax-D FA★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens can be found here.

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Additional pictures of the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW and HD PENTAX-DA ★ 11-18mm f/2.8 lenses

Additional pictures of the new HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW and HD PENTAX-DA ★ 11-18mm f/2.8 lenses that were announced last week:

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New deals on Pentax 645 lenses and the Ricoh Theta V camera

B&H has new instant savings on selected Pentax 645 lenses and the Ricoh Theta V camera:

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Ricoh updated their Pentax K-mount roadmaps

Ricoh updated their Pentax K-mount roadmaps (click for larger view): Pentax K-mount lens roadmap 2017 Pentax K-mount full frame lens roadmap

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Two new Pentax lenses to be announced soon: HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW & HD DA 11-18mm f/2.8

Shortly Ricoh will announce two new lenses: HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW HD PENTAX-DA ★ 11-18mm f/2.8 Via Nokishita

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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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