New Pentax Q Lens: Zoom, Fish-Eye and Toy Telephoto

By Posted 23 Jun 2011, 13:04

After the recent announcement of the Pentax Q, Pentax Imaging Company now have added four accessory Q-mount lenses designed for exclusive use with the Pentax Q. Each lens has an optimized image circle to match the size of the Q’s CMOS image sensor giving users great lens options.

In an article today by Jamie Pert on our PR team; information is given about Pentax Q the world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens system camera and a video to view it in action. The Standard Zoom has a focal length equivalent to a 27.5-83.0mm zoom lens in the 35mm format that is great for wide angle to medium telephoto range. Containing a minimum focusing distance of 11.8 inches at all focal lengths for close-up photography this lens produces high quality images that deliver high contrast to the edges. This comes with a built-in neutral density filter for shooting at bright locations or when using slower shutter speeds. This lens price is $299.95.

The Fish-Eye lens is an extra wide angled lens that gives you the option of a wider 160 degree angle of view assisting photographers to obtain that fish-eye effect. The fish-eye lens with it’s ultra wide-angle feature will help the user to produce amazing and captivating images. The lens price is currently $129.95 and will give a great distorted perspective with a pan focus effect that will contain all elements of the picture with a sharp image.

With the Toy Lens Wide and Pentax Toy Lens Telephoto, you will have specially designed optics to retain the different lens aberrations; this produces a more nostalgic image much like the photos taken using a toy camera. Toy Lens Wide is a unifocal wide-angle field of view with a focal length equivalent to 35mm in the 35mm format. The Toy Lens Telephoto is a unifocal medium telephoto lens with a focal length equivalent to 100mm in the 35mm format. Toy Lens Wide and Toy Lens Telephoto are priced at $79.95 each.

Do you think these are reasonable prices? Get more out of your images with a great camera and focus on the lens. For more details, visit Pentaximaging.com.

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