The Pentax 645D 40MP medium format camera has dropped in price by $2000 down to $4996.95. It debuted in 2010 for $10,000. I’m pretty sure this is the first time we’ve seen a high resolution medium format digital camera for under $5k. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
The 40MP medium format Pentax 645D is available for $6499.95 (reg. $6999.95) through the month of the March. B&H is also offering 4% rewards and free shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Ricoh has announced that it is launching a new Pentax 645D model this spring. The new 645D will feature a medium format CMOS sensor, which seems to be a new trend. Additionally, the camera is said to “high-speed response” and feature a tilt-type LCD. [Read more…]
The new Pentax D FA 645 Macro 90mm F2.8 ED AW SR lens is designed for Pentax’s 645D medium format camera. The 90mm lens offers an equivalent focal length of 71mm compared to a standard full frame camera.
The macro capabilities of this new lens offers a maximum magnification of 0.5x. The D FA 90mm lens features Pentax’s new HD coating for higher light transmittance and reduced reflection. Additionally, the lens offers built-in Shake Reduction for up to 3.5 stops of compensation.
The Pentax D FA 645 Macro 90mm F2.8 ED AW SR will retail for $4499.95. Check availability here at B&H Photo.
Pentax has launched a new 25mm lens for its 645D medium format camera. The new 25mm f/4 lens offers a full frame focal length equivalent to 19.5mm. The new lens retails for $5,000 and should be available this month at B&H Photo and other Pentax retailers.
More details in the full press release below. [Read more…]