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.




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

Edward Burtynsky Establishes Photo Book Grant with Prize Money

Posted by on Friday March 11, 2016 | Uncategorized

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