Category Archives: Pentax

What else is new?

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→ Two new Canon EOS M mirrorless camera are rumored to be announced by the end of the year (Q3). Most likely we will not see them in the US. → Canon announced a white edition of the EOS 100D camera and EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens in the UK. → DxOMark posted their test results […]

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Pentax 645z sample images

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Pentax (or Ricoh Imaging to be precise) published several sample images taken with their new Pentax 645z medium format camera ($8,498.00):

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Pentax 645z medium format camera officially announced

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The Pentax 645z camera is now officially announced and all previous rumors are now confirmed, including the US price of $8,500 and the new 645 lenses for the US market. The new 645z is already available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. Update: sample images taken with the 645z camera can be found here. Pentax 645z […]

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13 Pentax 645 medium format FA lenses coming to the US

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In addition to the new 645z camera that is rumored to be announced tomorrow, Pentax will also introduce 13 FA series 645 lenses to the US market. The new lenses are already listed with prices on the B&H website:

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Pentax 645z detailed specifications

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The detailed specifications of the Pentax 645z medium format camera leaked online – here is the short version (full specs after the break): 52.99MP CMOS without AA filter (51.4Mp effectively, 8265 x 6192 pixel) ISO 100 – 204,800 SAFOX11 AF system, 27 point (25 cross type), LW -3 – +18 3.2″ LCD screen: 3:2 ratio, 1,037,000 dots […]

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Additional Pentax 645z pictures leaked online

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Here are some additional pictures of the upcoming Pentax 645z medium format camera – it looks pretty identical to the previous 645 model. The full detailed specifications can be found here. Additional images after the break:

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Pentax 645z medium format camera US price: $8,500

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A quick update on my post from yesterday – the US price of the Pentax 645z medium format camera will be $8,496.95. FIY: the previous 645 version costed $10,000 when it was announced back in 2010 (now it is listed for $6,996.95).

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