Category Archives: Third party lenses

The Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 full frame DSLR lens is available also for Pentax K-mount

The Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 full frame DSLR lens is available also for Pentax K-mount ($699). Here is a video review and some sample photos taken with the lens and a Canon DSLR:

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The Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens will also be available for Pentax K-mount

I received a confirmation from the company that the new Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens will also be available for Pentax K-mount. Additional information on the lens can be found at PhotoRumors and Kickstarter.

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Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.11, Camera Raw 9.12 released with support for two Venus Optics Laowa lenses for Pentax K-mount

Adobe released Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.11 and Camera Raw 9.12. Here are the direct download links: Camera Raw 9.12 Adobe Lightroom CC: Adobe keeps making it more difficult to download the standalone version, see this download info and also this page In addition to several bug fixes, here is the list of new Pentax K-mount lens profiles added in Lightroom CC 2015.12/6.12: […]

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New: Lensbaby Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens for Pentax K-mount

Lensbaby announced a new Velvet 85 85mm f/1.8 lens with 1:2 macro capabilities for Pentax K-mount. The price is $499.95. Pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H. Sample photos can be found here. See also this hands-on report on the new lens. Velvet 85 lens specifications:

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Deal of the day: Rokinon 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC full frame lens for Pentax K-mount now $170 off

The Rokinon 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC full frame lens for Pentax K-mount is now on sale exclusively at Adoroma for $429 with free shipping (original price: $599 or 28% off). This deal will expire on May 14th.

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Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount now available for pre-order

Irix lenses are now available for sale at Adorama. The new Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount is also now listed for pre-order (shipping is expected to start in mid-April): IRIX 11mm f/4.0 Firefly lens: $575 with free shipping IRIX 11mm f/4.0 Blackstone lens: $774.95 with free shipping In Europe the Irix 11mm f/4 lens […]

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Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount officially announced

The Irix 11mm f/4 full frame lens for Pentax DSLR cameras is now officially announced. Additional information, including press release, MTF charts, specifications and pictures can be found over at PhotoRumors. Irix lenses can be purchased at Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon DE and Amazon IT.

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