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07-23-2014, 08:14 AM   #1
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Nice story of couple --- who use P645

From Petapixel:

"Get the tissues ready, because this one is aiming right for the feels. Tucked away within a documentary on the history of Japanese cameras, this touching story of Yoko and Minoru Tanaka took us completely unawares.

We thought we were watching a mildly interesting and informative documentary… as it turns out, it was much more than that.

You see, Yoko and Minoru were amateur photographers whose passion for photography helped them to cope with an illness that, ultimately, took Minoru’s life. After his death, Yoko couldn’t bring herself to touch a camera… until the day she found a gift that Minoru had left her — a gift from beyond the grave."

LINK: This Couple's Shared Passion for Photography Extended Beyond the Grave

lots of Pentax cameras

07-23-2014, 08:48 AM   #2
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A neat story, RIP to the kind soul.

What do you think of the husband's most favorite camera -- the Pentax 645, 645 N or the 645 NII, I think it is the plain 645. The lens used is likely the A 200mm f/4 as the 120 front is very different. And I saw the Mamiya 645 also and maybe that is the wife's favorite. The couples are blessed with lots of cameras and they are sure not to have that complaining look when a new camera arrives at their homes.

Really love the story.


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I saw that too.
An early morning cry.
And people think "Pentax" is just a brand.

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