Pentax 645D Gets Limited Edition “Candy Apple” Red Lacquered Version

Posted by on Wednesday July 13, 2011 | Uncategorized

The 40-megapixel Pentax 645D has got to be one of the stranger product launches in the last few years.

After years of of pre-release hype, this relatively low-cost ($9,995) medium-format camera finally went on sale in the U.S. this year and then promptly went out of stock everywhere. We can’t even get our hands on a test version of the Pentax 645D to write a review.

The camera continues to generate a lot of buzz, however, especially in Japan. It was recently named “Camera of the Year” in Japan and to commemorate the honor, Pentax has released a limited edition version of the 645D coated in red lacquer.

Read more and see more images of the limited edition Pentax 645D here.




In Honor of World Photography Day, Here’s the Most Popular PDN Photos of the Day

Posted by on Friday August 19, 2016 | Fun, Uncategorized

Here at PDN, every day is World Photography Day. But in recognition of August 19th’s international holiday dedicated to celebrating passion for photography, PDN‘s editors are bringing attention to some of the most popular photographs that you, our readers, have enjoyed over the past three years. We’ve dug through our archives to showcase some of the most popular... More

Tote Your Tools in Style with Capturing Couture’s Fashionable Camera Bags

Posted by on Friday August 12, 2016 | Photo Gear, Uncategorized

Scrolling through the latest camera bag releases, you’ll undoubtably find variety in the category: messenger bag versus backpack, side zip versus top zip, ultra padding versus light and nimble. But to the dismay of many a fashionista, one common thread runs among many of them: solid colors. Enter Capturing Couture’s latest line of camera bags: a collection... More

Magnum Foundation Announces 2016 Emergency Fund Grants

Posted by on Wednesday March 23, 2016 | Uncategorized

Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More