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Laowa 24mm f/14 Relay 2x macro lens now available also for Pentax K-mount

  The strange looking Laowa 24mm f/14 Relay 2x macro lens by Venus Optics is now listed for funding on Kickstarter (currently at over $600k of funding with a goal of $10k). The company contacted me today to inform me that the lens is now available also for Pentax K-mount – here is their update: “Yes we are! Pentax mount will now available […]

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Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens for Pentax K-mount to start shipping next week

The new Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens for Pentax K-mount is now available for pre-order at the official Laowa website and at B&H. Shipping is expected to start at the end of the month. Additional information on the Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens including sample photos, technical specifications, MTF charts and more can […]

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Just announced: Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full frame manual focus lens for Pentax K-mount

Venus Optics officially announced their new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO full frame manual focus lens for Pentax K-mount. Pricing and availability are not yet available. Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO technical specifications:

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Venus Optics to announce a new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 macro lens for Pentax K-mount

Venus Optics is rumored to announce a new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 macro lens for Pentax K-mount (pictured above) at the Beijing P&E show that starts on May 3rd. After the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro lens ($399), this will be the second 2:1 lens in the company’s offering. The new lens will have infinity focus and no chromatic aberration. The recently announced Laowa […]

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New: Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra full frame macro lens for Pentax K-mount

The new Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra full frame macro lens will be available also for Pentax K-mount: Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra Macro lens announced Venus Optics Laowa lenses are sold at B&H.

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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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Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens to be available for Pentax K-mount

Back in February I reported about a new Laowa Zero-D 12mm f/2.8 distortion-free lens. Similar to previous Laowa lenses, the new 12mm will also be available for Pentax K mount. Here again are the lens specification:

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