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7.0 out of 10

Pentax 645D

Pentax 645D The Pentax 645D is a auto-exposure medium forma Read more

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Overall 10
10

What a wonderful camera, Pentax 645DThis

Paul, B&H Photo
22 August 2014
  • Excerpt: This camera is every bit as good and even better than the one's in line before it. I do weddings and families, no more double shots to make sure every thing was ok with the smiles and eyes open. I've been using the Pentax 645 for almost 20 yrs. and it has yet to fail me. One thing that bothers me is that it would not take the 64GB card, may need an update.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Good Image Quality, High ISO Performance, Large Clear LCD, Quiet
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Overall 4
4.0

Pentax 645D disappointments

Dirty Jack, B&H Photo
9 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Good point: ready availability of excellent used lenses.Bad point: This camera takes forever to write to the card. I sold mine before I had to change my summer plans to get images.
  • Pros: Good Image Quality
  • Cons: Noisy At High ISO
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Overall 10
10

Perfect body.

DAVIDNJL, B&H Photo
7 August 2014
  • Excerpt: Great image quality, Nice price, Everything great. I like 645D and Kodak CCD Sensor.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization
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Overall 10
10

Best Photographic Purchase In My Like

MalcolmL, B&H Photo
5 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this camera 18 months ago second hand but as new from a US retailer. Since I bought it I have run 6 different cameras alongside each other including a full frame Sony a850 and various high grade lenses. My 35mm DSLR cannot compete with the 645D and the Sony system is being sold. I am also selling an infrared camera, leaving only the 645D, a serious (Foveon sensor) compact, one infrared- DSLR and a point and shoot for casual and clinical work (I am a medic).
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Image Quality, Large Clear LCD, Quiet, Superb Legacy Lenses
  • Cons: High Iso Limited To 1600
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Overall 10
10

A Whole New World's Opened Up--

Graham, Le Boulevardier, B&H Photo
19 June 2014
  • Excerpt: and it's astonishing. 70% of my shots are portrait/fashion/environmental/lifestyle, and the rest is whatever grabs me (street/cityscapes/landscapes); my main box was a Canon 5D Mark II for the past 4 years.The 645d's images are discernably different--note, "different" and not necessarily "better", though many are--than those I've taken w/ the 5D. 1st, the light capture makes for crisper & more nuanced images.
  • Pros: Attractive, Decent battery life, Easy to grip, Easy To Handle Despite He, Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Good Battery Life, Good Image Quality, Large Clear LCD, Quality Build, Weather-sealed
  • Cons: Heavy, Large Nameplate, Poor Image Stabilization, Poor In Low Light
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Overall 10
10

Very capable camera

Uladzimir, B&H Photo
29 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Bought 645D in January 2014 and immediately tested it in Zion (I shoot landscapes only). Still going through the files but I can say already that the image quality is superb and files are very flexible! Before buying into Pentax 645D I had extensively looked through files from d800e, 7r, p45+/P65+, IQ160 and IQ180 and I could not see any substantial increase in color depth or dynamic range in Phase backs, may be except for IQ180.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Very good battery life, Very Good Viewfinder, Very quiet shutter
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Overall 8
8.0

Lovely files, practical and tough build

Peter, B&H Photo
17 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm using this for landscape and portraiture work, but it could be used for some light reportage work as well. The files are great. I own a D800 too, an a lot of people like to compare the two. It's a silly comparison - the files from the 645D, and the look you get with medium format lenses makes this a totally different camera. The only similar thing is the number of MP. The quality of the pixels though - 645D hands down.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Large Clear LCD
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Overall 10
10

645N Easy to Use Great Camera

PJ, B&H Photo
8 November 2013
  • Excerpt: The 645N has more features than most digital cameras, yet is very easy to use. The images are 3D like, and can be easily enlarged on my 36 inch Canon printer. I think Pentax has a real winner for the advanced amateur and the pro. I use my 645N in outdoor photography and am very happy with it.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization, High ISO Performance, Large Clear LCD
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Overall 8
8.0

One of the best cameras in her line

Ermal, Adorama
14 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought this item used before one year ago. It operates perfectly. the image quality is nearly perfect. It gives me the idea that i am shooting with film while i am getting best digital photography quality.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Image Quality, Large Clear LCD
  • Cons: Lag / Shutter Delay
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Overall 10
10

Very very good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

jianghan, Amazon
25 August 2013
  • Summary: I had a Canon 5D Mark 2 before, and I love it. But two weeks ago, I bought a Pentax 645D and a 55mm F2.8, I hardly knew that what is a real good camera. I love it so much. The price is good fits. The most important is image quality, oh my God, that is only thing I can say when I taking pictures with it. I also like the color control, you have many ways to fix your colors, that's cool!
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