Pentax-DA HD ED 11-18 mm f / 2.8 DC AW and Pentax-FA HD 35 mm f / 2 are two new glasses designed for SLRs. One for full frame, the other – with APS-C matrix. Both are characterized by high brightness.
Ricoh today presented two lenses for Pentax SLRs. Model DA HD ED 11-18 mm f / 2.8 DC AW is a wide angle lens with K mount, for APA-C matrix cameras. In turn, Pentax-FA HD 35 mm f / 2 is a bright stand for full-frame SLRs.
Pentax-DA HD ED 11-18 mm f / 2.8 DC AW – wide zoom
The zoom for APS-C SLRs can be praised for a wide angle, because 11 mm will give us a real focal length of about 16 mm. This ensures a very wide view range of the lens, and the glass is very bright. The model belongs to the Star series, and the manufacturer guarantees high optical parameters of the glass. We should receive sharp photos even on a full hole.The optical structure of the model consists of 16 elements arranged in 11 groups, among them multilayered HD coating. The aperture is equipped with 9 leaflets . The minimum distance of the glass sharpening is 30 centimeters, while the DC motor is responsible for the same sharpening. In the construction, the manufacturer used seals to ensure resistance to dust and moisture.
Pentax-FA HD 35 mm f / 2 – light stand
The second of the presented lenses is a classic 35 mm reportage with f / 2 light. Its structure consists of 6 elements arranged in 5 groups , including aspherical elements. The front lens has a Super Protect coating that protects against dust and dirt.The lens aperture is equipped with 6 leaflets. In turn, his field of view is 63 degrees, and the minimum distance of sharpening is 30 cm.
Pentax lenses – price and availability
Both new models will be sold in February this year. Pentax-DA HD ED 11-18 mm f / 2.8 DC AW will cost around $ 1,400. In turn, for the Pentax-FA HD 35 mm f / 2 lens we will pay about $ 400.