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02-11-2014, 06:06 AM   #256
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On the present 645d there is even more real estate on the mode dial. When it has a movie mode it will probably be hidden behind the extended screen or accessible through the quick menu. It doesn't make very much sense to put a microphone in the camera when it can't shoot movies though.

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Maybe the new 645D will have a 33mp 8K movie mode with crop down to 36mm wide center section of it's sensor with adapter for full frame K mount lenses.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
Leica S2 a smallish body???
Relatively speaking!

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QuoteOriginally posted by jogiba Quote
Maybe the new 645D will have a 33mp 8K movie mode with crop down to 36mm wide center section of it's sensor with adapter for full frame K mount lenses.
I see the smiley, but would it be possible at all (with mirror locked up of course) to mount the K-mount lenses properly? How would one do that? Move the sensor forwards? Doesn't sound very good.

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QuoteOriginally posted by gazonk Quote
I see the smiley, but would it be possible at all (with mirror locked up of course) to mount the K-mount lenses properly? How would one do that? Move the sensor forwards? Doesn't sound very good.
I forgot about the mirror, oh well.
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QuoteOriginally posted by gazonk Quote
I see the smiley, but would it be possible at all (with mirror locked up of course) to mount the K-mount lenses properly? How would one do that? Move the sensor forwards? Doesn't sound very good.
That's why they made the 1.4x converter !
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QuoteOriginally posted by asw66 Quote
Indeed!

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QuoteOriginally posted by gazonk Quote
I see the smiley, but would it be possible at all (with mirror locked up of course) to mount the K-mount lenses properly? How would one do that? Move the sensor forwards? Doesn't sound very good.
You need to insert the K-mount lens within the Pentax 645D's mirror box, the mirror being locked up.

All thinks being equal, this is what you have to do when mounting the Voigtländer SL 12mm f/5.6 or 15mm f/4.5, which are basically rangefinder lenses converted to Nikon F mount, on a Nikon SLR.



"In August 2003 Cosina Voigtländer introduced the SL series 12/5.6 and 15/4.5 in Nikon F mount for mirror lockup. Shown above is the 12 mounted on a Nikon SP rangefinder, and the 15 mounted on a Nikon F2. These are deeply recessed NON-retrofocus lenses which require mirror lockup. The SL 12/5.6 is the widest non-fisheye lens ever made in Nikon F mount. The SL 15/4.5 is by far the least expensive and smallest 15mm lens ever made in Nikon F mount. They will ONLY fit Nikon SLRs with full mirror lock up"

Source : Stephen Gandy's CameraQuest Voigtlander SL 12/5.6 15/4.5

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Well it is a big system:

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
Look at the mode dial, there is a space (something has been erased) between U1 and P:

http://news.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/rim_info/1_645D_2014_2.jpg
Yeah, that's the green mode they don't want to brag about

More seriously, the K-3 does NOT have a video mode on the dial
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Maybe there is a video button under the tilt screen? :X
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If the 645D 2014 were to be a mirrorless design it would, IMO, revolutionize MF and probably replace the need for a Pentax 35mm FF. The Leica S2 is smaller than a D800 and Pentax may well have missed a major opportunity here if they go the route pictured, as much as I'd still love to own one.

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If the 645D 2014 were to be a mirrorless design it would, IMO, revolutionize MF and probably replace the need for a Pentax 35mm FF. The Leica S is smaller than a D800 and Pentax may well have missed a major opportunity here if they go the route pictured, as much as I'd still love to own one.

They could certainly put a mirrorless flange with a 44x33 that could be adapted to both K and 645.

I doubt that is the plan. But it would be neat.
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QuoteOriginally posted by bossa Quote
If the 645D 2014 were to be a mirrorless design it would, IMO, revolutionize MF and probably replace the need for a Pentax 35mm FF. The Leica S2 is smaller than a D800 and Pentax may well have missed a major opportunity here if they go the route pictured, as much as I'd still love to own one.
There is one peculiar thing about Pentax: they are devoted to their users, and their mounts, and won't curb them away to make room for some glorious new tech for tech's sake. Will that lack of mirror in a new 645D indeed make your life ecstatic?

I think that we are again deeply into imaginations, and in uneasiness of the digital photography world. Photography has changed since digital, and not at all for the better.

Again and again I read in online forums desires for Pentax to do just that: bring something totally new, presumably incompatible with past and, in effect, curb their users and history away.

The proposition is paradoxical — to many, Pentax's history should be used to promote the old good name that develops its new success in a world of digital uneasiness by totally erasing its past and history and replacing it with something all new. Thus history is no more, value no more, but only a blind marketing ploy to a blurry end, that is even from the beginning doomed to fail.

Because however you turn it, every player in the digital imaging world will lose. They are all losing right now. The end goals set by their new anxious users who never held a real, heart-warming photograph in their hand and short term balance sheets are skewing it. Anything we desire in such terms will fail because digital uneasiness will always win — all because we have forgotten what really matters in image making.

Uprooted from own past and pointless in terms of future, nothing is ever good to us anymore.

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The mirrorless option would take users away from Canikon FF systems and Pentax would "own" the MF arena (if the price was right and it was done well) for a few years. Being ahead of the game can be dangerous but it's more dangerous to be late.

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