Pentax 35mm FA and DA Prime and Zoom Lenses

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Engineered specifically for PENTAX DSLR camera line, the PENTAX DA line of professional grade lenses, employ a silent SDM focus structure with tightly sealed weather and dust-resistant quality to augment resilience for employment in rainy and dusty environments.

Pentax Lenses

Pentax's K mount, often called the "PK mount", an accepted camera lens mount for attaching an interchangeable camera lens to a 35 mm single-lens reflex camera. Created by Pentax back in 1975, it has been employed by all 35mm and Pentax DSLRs since. Several other camera makers have also manufactured a number of K-mount cameras and lenses.

Pentax Lens Acronyms

Pentax D FA Zoom Lenses For SLR and Digital

The PENTAX D FA lens series, are compatible with PENTAX SLR 35mm film cameras, although designed specifically for DSLR cameras, utilizes lens curvatures, coatings, and layout of the optical elements to get rid of ghosting and flare for clear, highest-quality images shot with DSLR cameras. Similar to FA, although the optics are optimized for both film and digital. These lenses are coated with glazes and are built with clearer and better glass. SMCP DFA: new lenses being introduced - unlike recent lenses for the istD, maintains the aperture ring and has an image circle big enough for use with 35mm film cameras, but size and optically optimized for digital

Pentax FA Lenses - Both Full Frame and Digital

PENTAX FA series lenses are designed for SLR film cameras, although they are compatible with DSLR cameras. The FA series provides full-frame coverage complete with full automatic or manual aperture control.

Pentax 28-80 F3.5-4.7 FA Lens
Pentax 28-80 F3.5-4.7 FA

Not compatible with some older PZ or manual cameras.
Pentax smc DA 50mm f/1.8 Lens
Pentax smc DA 50mm f/1.8

for APS-C cameras
May 21, 2012

Pentax D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 ED DC AW

Feb 4, 2015 Lens | Pentax KAF3 | 21340

PENTAX D FA 645 camera lenses are created for exclusive use on the PENTAX 645D system cameras. In addition to providing full compatibility with PENTAX 645 mounts, D FA 645 system lenses encompass today's imaging in coatings, glass, and construction technologies to get the best image quality for rigorous demands of digital camera image sensors. 

Discontinued Pentax Lenses