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07-13-2011, 03:24 PM - 1 Like   #1
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645D Limited edition

Now I have to buy one

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Oh your god!...i want one!!
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Using the innovative lacquer techniques developed by Sakamoto Urushi Manufacturing Co., Ltd. of Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, PENTAX has made use of the traditional art of urushi (lacquer) for the exterior of the 645D Japan camera body. This exclusive lacquer finish not only gives the camera an elegant, exquisite appearance, but also enhances the camera’s durability. In order to create a sense of exclusiveness and a rich depth to the coating, the process requires a number of painstaking steps, such as pasting many different types of silver leaves on a black-lacquer base — as if creating a collage of torn paper — and applying an overcoat of paint in a rich Bordeaux-wine tone. This sophisticated, meticulously handcrafted lacquer technique using natural urushi and silver leaves means that each camera body will be slightly different, ensuring the camera will be a one-of-a-kind, unique possession for the photographer.

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It will be built on order with a minimum of 4 months delivery time....
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That is some fine peace of camera.

Can we have a K-5 like that?

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Very cool.
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A lacquer covered camera?!
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Simply astounding but also 100% Pentax
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Looks cool and classy. It seems like it'll transform anytime!

I'll never have one... Though I do hope the paint does something better than just aesthetics next time... might mean higher price though, but at least better durability. It's an MF camera and a special look can justify it being called a limited edition but... Pentax has to play with stuff other than paint...
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Sorry, no good. I'm waiting for the 645D that looks like a toy robot.
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Too bad they'll never be used. I'm gonna hold out for the Lego. Version
07-13-2011, 04:24 PM   #14
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Up close and in the flesh, that would look awesome.
That style of lacquerwork is exquisite.
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