Pentax 645D

Announced Mar 10, 2010 •
40 megapixels | 3 screen | Medium format sensor

I have recently acquired the 645D along with the 45-85 and 80-160 zooms and a 150mm prime.  I am used to using a Contax 645, Mamiya RZ67 and Hasselblad H1D - each using the Hasselblad Ixpress 528C back; my decision to buy the Pentax was to eliminate the need to carry the Imacon back with its trailing cable when shooting outdoors.  The Ixpress has a native 22Mp sensor but this is uprated to 88Mp using the Multi-Shot capability that distinguishes it from the 132C back. My first impressions of ...

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Back in the late 80s I seriously started to pursue landscape photography. I had been impressed with large fine art gallery prints that caught my eye and I wanted to be able to create those same types of images for myself. After six months with 35mm I knew it was a dead end for me. I jumped to a Pentax 67 and never looked back. As I got more into backpacking and hiking to locations that were sometimes physically demanding, I decided I wanted to give the Pentax 645n a try and I did, ultimately ...

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