Tag Archives: Pentax 560mm f/5.6 lens

Pentax DA 560mm f/5.6 ED AW lens now shipping in the US

The new Pentax DA 560mm f/5.6 ED AW lens is now shipping in the US and is currently in stock at B&H. Some sample images taken with the lens can be found here. Lens technical specifications and unboxing video:

Posted in Pentax | Tagged | 18 Responses

Latest Pentax updates

Detailed specs of the Pentax DA 560mm f/5.6 lens (Google translation):  Employ an optical system similar to astronomical telescope, descriptive power is very good, especially in the distance Seven elements in 6 groups, 2 ED glass lens configuration sheet HD coating of newly developed high transmittance than The maximum diameter of 130.3mm, 521.7mm length Squeeze nine wings […]

Posted in Pentax | Also tagged | Leave a comment

First image of the Pentax DA 560mm f/5.6 lens

Several images of the upcoming Pentax products leaked on Facebook earlier today. The picture above shows the new Pentax DA 560mm f/5.6 lens which I already mentioned will be slightly different that the previously shown prototype:

Posted in Pentax | Tagged | 14 Responses

Pentax DA 560mm f/5.6 lens to be announced at Photokina

Pentax will announce their new DA 560mm f/5.6 lens at Photokina. The design will be slightly different from the prototype we have seen few months ago. The peculiarity of this lens is the possibility to disassemble/collapse it for easy transportation. The lens is very long for its focal length in order to keep the price […]

Posted in Pentax | Also tagged | 17 Responses

Pentax lens roadmap for 2012

Pentax Japan released images of their upcoming lenses for 2012:

Posted in Pentax | Also tagged | 6 Responses