Category Archives: Third party lenses

Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm f/1.4 lens now available in Pentax K-mount

The Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm f/1.4 lens is now available in Pentax K-mount. The price of the lens is ¥330,000 excluding tax (around $2,900). Here are the technical specifications and two sample photos:

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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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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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