I have been using the Pentax 645D for over 4 years, and it has proven to be the most reliable all weather camera out of any system I own. It has accompanied me in snow, ice, rain and hot desert climates without skipping a beat. While it’s a heavy and slow camera compared to smaller […]
Category Archives: Pentax 645D/645Z
I have been using the DP2 Merrill (see my previous post) interchangeably with my Pentax 645D for the last couple of weeks and must say that for many subjects, I don’t need to take out the big gun (the 645D). In terms of resolution and colour reproduction the Merrill is more than sufficient.
The SMC Pentax-DA 645 25mm F4 AL [IF] SDM AW is the widest FOV available lens for the 645D system and Pentax’s most expensive new generation lens costing almost $ 6000 with tax. Giving a 95 degree angle of view and consisting of 12 elements in 8 groups, it’s a lot of glass weighing in […]
I was thrilled with the announcement of the Nikon D800 today. Hearing rumours on various forums and blogs for months that it would have a 36mp sensor made me consider it as a backup body for my 645D kit. I already have some Nikon lenses and the price for the body is relatively inexpensive for […]
This is a non technical review of the Pentax 645D from a user’s perspective and not a professional camera reviewer (or a writer). I’m hoping it will be useful to those interested in the camera and those who actually want to use the camera for taking pictures instead of discussing the merits of digital medium […]