Pentax 645D A Medium Format DSLR Camera Review
Posted on February 13, 2012 by Mitosh Mora // Camera Gadgets
Nearly, all cameras are reviewed with the function know as ‘full frame’ or 35 mm lens in the world of Photography. May things like crop factor, Focal length, Aperture are base on the equity of the 35 mm. In consumer’s range of cameras a 35 mm technology is the mostly available. The models like Nikon D800 and Cannon EOS 5D Mark II have these features.
Like other models full frame model like Cannon EOS D1x and Nikon D4, in which the 35mm lens chip is a slight bigger as compare to the other models. But we are here to focus on the Medium Format Camera.
Since year1800 we are familiar to the medium format photography. If you remember the old gigantic cameras that were used to click the photo of your Grandpa was also having a 35mm technology. The quality from of the image, even from the size of 6×4.5 cm, 6×6 cm was very clear. If you consider today’s medium format camera that have mega pixels from 18 to 40 have a better 35mm chip.
There are many medium format camera firms that make this type of camera. They mostly cost from $10,000 to $18,000. If you are talking about the brand then Pentax is the only firm that makes body of the camera for $10,000.
The Pentax 645D is the camera we are talking about. If we are talking about the size, then this DSLR has twice the size as compare to other DSLR. This Camera offers a better budget as compare to other camera of the same feature. Let’s see this camera in detail:
- Screen Size is 7.6 cm.
- Resolution of 40 Mega Pixels.
- Maximum Image resolution of 7264×5440.
- Image Sensor Type is CCD
- Standard output Sensitivity is 200-1000 extinctions
- Electronic Control Shutter Type
- Shutter Speed of 1/4000-30 Seconds
- Supports RAW file, .JPEG
- Battery life of 440 minutes
- Focus point: Auto, Center, and Side
As this Pentax 645D is equipped with 40 Mega Pixels and 44x33mm CCD sensor, the image quality is really awesome. It has a high ISO and a impressive low light sensitivity. It has a 36x24mm full frame, which is mostly found in professional camera like Nikon D700.
The Auto Sensor is really awesome. The only thing that you need to manage is the shadow or clicking photo in dark. The size of the RAW file image is 65 MB where as the size of JPEG is 16 MB.
This camera is really good for photography like landscape, Natural, and table top Photography. We have made the conclusion easier by letting you know the pros and cons.
It really has a better and high resolution images and video quality. IT also has a better optical view finder and better controls.
The RAW file size is really high. It is giant, therefore not that easy t o carry. The price is really height as it could not be suitable to the entire professional photographer.
This is all about the Pentax 645 D camera. Tell us what you feel about this camers, and what is your review about this.
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