Tag Archives: Kimio Tanaka

More on the upcoming Pentax lenses

The Japanese photographer Kimio Tanaka has provided a lot of interesting Pentax information over the years. Here is his latest take on the upcoming Pentax lenses shown in the latest roadmap:

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HD Pentax-D FA★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW prototype lens review

The Japanese photographer Kimio Tanaka (who had previously released info on the Pentax-09 Telephoto macro lens) posted a review of the new HD Pentax-D FA★ 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW prototype lens (Google translation). Here is the recap by Mistral75: Update: part 2 is now also available (Google translation) part 3 is now also available (Google translation) part 4 is […]

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More on the Pentax 09 telephoto macro a.k.a. smc Pentax Macro 20mm f/2.8 lens

This is an update on the Pentax Q 09 telephoto macro lens story from last month:

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Pentax Q 09 telephoto macro lens

A new strange rumor about the Pentax 09 Telephoto Macro lens surfaced online from the Japanese photographer Kimio Tanaka: いま、試用中のレンズ。 小さい、軽い、AF高速、至近も無限もとんでもなく描写がいい。レンズのスペックなどはおいおいと・・・。若者よ、希望を捨てるな。PENTAXがんばれ。 pic.twitter.com/B6f0PLKoTT — 田中希美男 (@thisistanaka) April 22, 2017 Translation: “The lens I’m currently testing. It’s small, it’s light, autofocus is fast and the pictures are superb at both macro and infinity positions. The specs and […]

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Ricoh may introduce new Pentax K-mount lenses for the CP+ show in Japan

This is from the official seminar schedule on Ricoh Imaging for the 2017 CP+ show in Japan that will take place at the end of February – there are basically four sessions on the same topic and one of them suggests the possibilities of new K-mount lenses:

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