Tag Archives: Pentax 645D

This is the new Pentax D FA 645 25mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM AW lens

This is the Pentax D FA 645 25mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM AW lens ($4,999.95). Read more details at bhphotovideo.com:

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Pentax is working on a mirrorless full frame and medium format cameras?

Mikio Tanaka (well known photographer in Japan) posted on his blog that a Japanese magazine recently interviewed Mr. Kitazawa (head of Pentax camera R&D department) who claimed that Pentax is working on a mirrorless 35mm full frame camera and is even considering a mirrorless medium format camera with the sensor used in the 645D. The magazine will be […]

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Pentax to announce a 645D red lacquer limited edition camera

Update: the limited edition Pentax 645D is now official. Here are the official images and the press release: GOLDEN, CO.  (July 13, 2011)…PENTAX Imaging Company has announced it will offer a limited edition 645D camera kit produced to celebrate the PENTAX 645D being named Camera Grand Prix Japan 2011 “Camera of the Year.” This limited edition […]

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No full frame DSLR camera from Pentax any time soon

Some interesting points form a recent interview with Pentax representatives in China: A full frame Pentax DSLR is currently not needed since the medium format 645D camera can satisfy the need for better image quality. Pentax is not completely eliminating the full frame option and can reconsider their position if there is a significant need for such camera on the market. […]

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Pentax will bring two new interchangeable lens cameras this summer, only one will be mirrorless

Back in January I mentioned that Pentax is working on two new interchangeable lens cameras. One of them will be the Pentax NC-1 that should be announced in the summer of 2011 and it will be a true “mirrorless solution”. The second camera is rumored to be a digital version of the Pentax Auto 110 camera. The […]

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Pentax 645 lens roadmap

At the CP+ show Pentax showed a roadmap for their 645 format lenses. There is a medium telephoto zoom for 2012, a standard zoom for 2013 and another medium telephoto zoom for 2014. Via DCWatch

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Pentax D FA 645 25mm f/4 lens (medium format) to be announced soon

I just received this rumor from Asia – Pentax will be announcing a new lens for its digital medium format 645D camera: Pentax D FA 645 25mm f/4. The Google translation is not very clear, but here are some of the mentioned specs: built-in hood lens built-in filter holder weather proof some kind of a special coating/lens element […]

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Pentax 645D unboxing video

Unboxing of the first Pentax 645D medium format camera in the US from Acephoto:

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