Category Archives: Pentax 645N

A Rather Special Lens

Call me sentimental. But there are certain items in my camera and lens collection that inspire an emotional connection. I won’t list all of them here but it is safe to say that the four medium format cameras I’ve settled … Continue reading

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Pomp and Circumstance

My daughter was hired to shoot the graduation ceremony at her high school alma mater last night and she borrowed my camera so I decided to have some fun with the Pentax 645N and a roll of Delta 3200. It … Continue reading

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Last Lens! Promise!

I suspect that the recently purchased SMC Pentax-A 645 1:4 300mm ED(IF) may be the last lens I buy for my beloved Pentax 645N. Really! I think I have all I want or need. I guess there’s no point in arguing … Continue reading

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Blending In

How easy is it for a photographer to blend into the crowds and go about the business of capturing images without standing out and grabbing everyone’s attention? I know this isn’t a real concern for seasoned street photographers, but for … Continue reading

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Airport Open Space

Security measures are at an all-time high in Tokyo this week. Mr. Obama paid a visit to Mr. Abe and they enjoyed the world famous Mr. Jiro’s sushi in the Ginza. Barry claimed it was the best sushi he’d ever … Continue reading

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Not really a zoom guy…

The Pentax 645N is one of my favorites. I’ve carefully selected a lens lineup over several years and I’m quite satisfied with it. All the lenses are the original A-series manual focus, which is just the way I want it. … Continue reading

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500 Faces

I love the collection of stone images at the Jobokuin Temple near our house. The expressions on the faces are just amazing! It’s easy to spend a lot of time there just looking at them, one after another. Today I … Continue reading

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Pentax 645N at Suginohara

This roll was taken on the ski slopes of Mt. Myoko. It was my first time to carry a medium format camera on the slopes. It actually worked out just fine!

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Pentax 645N on Elephant Trail

Over Christmas break we enjoyed the snow country of Nagano and Niigata and a shot a couple rolls of black and white. This one was from a walk in the woods.

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Acros on 645N

We were up in the mountains for the Christmas holidays. I took the Pentax 645n with a couple rolls of Neopan 100 Acros and one day after dropping the boys off at the ski slopes Hydi and I went for … Continue reading

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