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Hands-on: Pentax 645Z review

Hands-on: Pentax 645Z review

By 27 May 2014

Is there still life in medium format cameras? Pentax thinks so with the introduction of the 645Z, the second medium format model in its digital line. Replacing the 40-megapixel 645D, the 51-megapixel 645Z makes some critical changes, including a price... >>

Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range

Pentax 645Z adds 50-megapixel sensor to medium format range

By 15 April 2014

There are camera and then there are cameras. Ricoh Pentax has just announced a wedge of camera gear that firmly sits in the latter category: the medium format Pentax 645Z. An update to the earlier Pentax 645D, the Z is the second model in the company's... >>

Hasselblad reveals first medium format CMOS sensor, opening the door for other photography brands?

Hasselblad reveals first medium format CMOS sensor, opening the door for other photography brands?

By 21 January 2014

"The rumours are true," reads Hasselblad's press release as the company announces the H5D-50C - the world's first medium format camera with a CMOS sensor. It might not be a casual photographer's camera by any means, and one that will probably cost a significant... >>

New Leica S medium format professional camera announced

New Leica S medium format professional camera announced

By 17 September 2012

Leica has announced its latest S-System camera, simply known as the Leica S. It replaces the Leica S2 medium format camera, ushering in a new scheme of nomenclature that drops the numbering system.  Designed to reflect the enduring quality of Leica cameras,... >>

Limited edition Pentax 645D announced

Limited edition Pentax 645D announced

By 13 July 2011

Pentax has announced a special red lacquer version of its 40-megapixel 645D medium format camera. The limited edition was created after the 645D went and won the Camera GP 2011 camera of the year award.   The 645D is similar to that of Hasselblad's digital... >>

Cult "Diana" camera to be relaunched by Lomo

Cult "Diana" camera to be relaunched by Lomo

By 3 September 2007

Originally produced as a toy camera back in the Sixties by a factory in Hong Kong, the Diana camera, also made under different names including the "Anny" and the "Debonair" has since become a cult classic. One of the main reasons this oh-so-basic little... >>

Hasselblad unleashes monster 31 megapixel camera

Hasselblad unleashes monster 31 megapixel camera

By 26 January 2007

Hasselblad's huge 39MP H3D medium format digital camera was released around a year ago, and the company has followed it up with a slightly more affordable model, the H3D-31. As the name implies, this second model in the range has a 31MP sensor instead... >>