Tag Archives: Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8

Ricoh interview at Nippon Camera magazine (recap)

The January edition of Nippon Camera magazine has an interview with Ricoh/Pentax about their plans for 2019. Here is a recap:

Posted in Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , | 66 Comments

Hints about future Pentax products (plus the original Pentax K-1 from 2000)

Yaotomi Camera, a large camera store located in Osaka, organized on Saturday a meeting with Pentaxians together with the heads of sales, cameras and lenses from Ricoh Imaging/Pentax. The guys from Ricoh Imaging brought with them a prototype of the HD Pentax-DA★ 11-18mm f/2.8 ED DC AW and the K-1 from 2000 (see attached pictures […]

Posted in Pentax K-1, Pentax lenses | Also tagged | 30 Comments

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:

Posted in Pentax lenses | Also tagged | Leave a comment

Ricoh has a new patent for a Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 lens

Ricoh has filed a patent in Japan for what appears to be a new Pentax DA* 11-18mm f/2.8 DSLR lens. The patent was published today (June 21st) but it was first registered back in December 2016. Tokina already has an 11-16mm f/2.8 while Pentax currently has the 15-30mm f/2.8 lens. Here is one of the calculations […]

Posted in Patents, Pentax lenses | Tagged | Leave a comment