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11-12-2010, 02:46 PM   #1
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Asian movie superstar Chow Yun-Fat chooses Pentax 645D

Asian movie superstar Chow Yu-Fat, (Imdb: Yun-Fat Chow - Biography) mostly knowned for his performances in the West in the 2000 movie "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" has recently acquired the Pentax 645D and was seen taking sunset pictures in Hong Kong on November 11th. 2010 near the Chek Lap Kok airport.

As reported in the local Apple Daily newspaper, Chow, a dedicated hobbyist photographer is "over the moon" on his latest acquisition and even misses the opening ceremony in Beijing for his latest movie. He simply cannot wait

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Wohoo, I hope Pentax will get more endorsement from the celebrities from the far east. Asia and Asia Pacific is the marketing segment that Pentax should be concentrating on - not NA.
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what does he have on the lens? is that a shifting device of some sort?
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I don't know, could that be corkin filter or something similar?

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ND filter?
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Yeah, it's a Cokin/Lee-style ND filter, I'm sure.
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I bet it's a Cokin P setup since it is for filter sizes up to 82mm.
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Very nice, maybe Paris Hilton wil put a 645D in her purce.

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That's great to hear. He's a very cool dude. He'd do great business for Pentax if they got him to do some ads in China/ HK/ Taiwan etc.
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I have read somewhere, that he has been a Pentax medium format user seen 90s, got a wide range of MF lens.
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Neat! Chow Yun-Fat gets a +1 in my book.
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Good opportunity for Pentax to take advantage of this, if they haven't already.
Still, not everyone can afford a 645D...
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Probably a Lee filters set, 100mm std. Roll Royce of the filter world.
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Does the OP have a link to the original source? I want to let some of my Canikon friends know.

EDIT: found it: http://hkm.appledaily.com/Home/ShowArticleFromActionNews/d8cd9a7b-35b7-4ac0-aed2-65e8ba2d6b21

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QuoteOriginally posted by RonHendriks1966 Quote
Very nice, maybe Paris Hilton wil put a 645D in her purce.
lolol
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