Ricoh has unveiled that the full frame Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens for K-mount cameras will ship in July for $1199.
The lens features a rounded, 9-blade diaphragm, along with a redesigned ring motor for better AF response. While compatible with K-mount cameras for shooting operations, the electromagnetic diaphragm-control mechanism is only available when the lens is mounted on a Pentax K-1 Mark II, K-1, K-3 II, K-3, KP, K-70, K-S2 or K-S1 camera body.
You can view more specs and pre-order the new Pentax HD FA 50mm f/1.4 SDM AW lens here at B&H Photo.
Sigma’s updated set of nine prime Art lenses for native Sony E-mount are now available and shipping. The lenses include Sigma’s new 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro and 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM lenses, along with seven existing lenses:
- Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art
- Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
- Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
- Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
- Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
- Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
- Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art
The news of these new lenses broke back in March and I took a closer hands-on look at the new Sony versions of these Sigma lenses at NAB 2018 in April. You can check them all out and order them now here at B&H Photo.