Ricoh Has a Brand New Pentax 50mm f1.4 For Your Pentax K-1

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen or heard about something new from Ricoh

At Photo Plus Expo today, Ricoh is announcing the next evolution of lenses for their K Mount DSLRs from Pentax. First up is the new Pentax-D FA 50mm f1.4 SDM AW that is designed to provide full frame coverage on a camera like the Pentax K-1. Then there is the Pentax 11-18mm f2.8–which would have been a fantastic offering for the full frame crowd; except that it’s an APS-C lens.

Both lenses are slated to arrive on the market next year. The press release is after the jump.

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Pentax 50mm f1.4 and Pentax 85mm f1.4 Lenses Teased at CP+

DFA 50mm F1.4

Ahead of the 2017 Camera & Photo Imaging Show (CP+) set to start February 23rd, some eagle-eyed Pentax fans snagged a “hidden” page on Ricoh’s website showcasing a new reference product that will be unveiled at the show. The site (translated from Japanese) notes a new lens currently in development with a tentative designation: DFA 50mm F1.4.

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