Pentax 645D for $3,999

Pentax 645D

B&H has the Pentax 645D for $3,999 now. Five years ago, the 645D debuted at $9,995 and has been a very well-reviewed medium format camera. It features a 40MP CCD sensor and a weather-sealed magnesium alloy body. It was replaced last year by the Pentax 645Z, which features a 51.4MP CMOS sensor and now retails for $8,095.

You can find the Pentax 645D here at B&H Photo.

Hasselblad Unveils A5D Medium Format Aerial Cameras


Hasselblad’s new A5D series of aerial cameras are available with CCD sensors at 40MP (A5D-40) and 60MP (A5D-60), or with a 50MP CMOS sensor (A5D-50c). The new A5D range is designed with no moving internal parts, which will prevent unintentional movement from aircraft vibration. Special Hasselblad aerial lenses will also be available with locking mounts. [Read more…]

Check Out this $40K Leica S 4K Cinema Camera

Leica S 4K Camera-4

When Leica announced that is new S (Type 007) medium format camera would should 4K video, we all thought that was pretty cool to get 4K capture with 4:2:2 color on the large 30 x 45mm CMOS sensor. However, I had not seen one decked out as a cinema camera until this one on display at the Leica booth at PhotoPlus 2014. [Read more…]