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.
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 ›
Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More ›
Jon Verney makes his multi-hued prints by using the sulfur-rich water and mud in hot springs and geysers to bleach and tone silver-based prints. Verney first tried the process at a hot spring in Italy, and has since traveled to hot springs in Iceland, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and the Salton Sea in southern... More ›