The Pentax K-5 IIs has dropped $200 in price from $1,196.95 to $996.95. You can also get “Buy Together & Save” deals with certain Pentax lenses. Additionally, B&H is offering 4% rewards and free shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Alongside the new Pentax K-3, Ricoh also announced the new Pentax HD DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR lens. The new telephoto zoom features Pentax’s multi-layer High Definition (HD) coating and a weather sealed construction.
As the first image of the new Pentax K-3 has leaked out, it looks like Pentaxians will continue to be disappointed with no full frame DSLR. If this image is legit, then the Pentax K-3 is, in fact, an APS-C camera. Previously rumored specs suggested as much; however, this image just about puts the nail in the coffin for a full frame Pentax camera this year. [Read more…]
Ricoh has announced 5 new HD Pentax DA Limited lenses for the Pentax K-mount lineup. The new lenses (gosh, they’re pretty) include the following:
- HD PENTAX DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
- HD PENTAX DA 70mm F2.4 Limited
About the new lenses: [Read more…]
Rokinon’s new 16mm f/4 ED AS UMC CS lens is now available for pre-order for $479 with expected availability on August 8. This lens is built for APS-C sensors. As such, the Canon EF-S version offers a field of view equivalent to 25.6mm on a full frame camera. While Nikon, Sony, Fuji X-Series and other APS-C cameras will get a 24mm equivalent field of view. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The K-50 features 81 weather seals and availability in 120 customizable color combinations. It is equipped with a 16.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor and captures 1080p HD video at 24, 25 or 30 fps.
The K-50 has sensor-based image stabilization, a 3-inch 921k-dot res LCD and is powered by either Li-Ion or AA batteries. [Read more…]