Perhaps you're a pro looking to step-up to a more sophisticated medium format system, or maybe this is your first digital Mamiya, and you're an advanced amateur, student, or beginning professional looking to get an impressive rig. Whatever your case may be, Mamiya presents the DM-Series 40Mp DSLR Camera Kit with 80mm LS Lens for your consideration.
This kit is right smack in the middle of the line of DM-Series kits featuring Leaf Aptus-II digital backs. With it you'll receive the Mamiya 645DF Camera Body, the Mamiya Leaf Aptus-II 40 Digital Back, and the Mamiya Sekor 80mm f/2.8 LS D Lens. In addition to this powerful trio, the venerable imaging company includes Phase One Capture One DB (Digital Back) software and Leaf Capture software.
The Mamiya Leaf Aptus-II 40 Digital Back puts an outstanding pixel count at your disposal. Your images will sing off the print, seeming somehow truer than real life. You'll notice details in your resulting work that even eluded you in the studio while shooting. Compatible with the included 645DF Camera Body, the Aptus-II back provides 16 bit high dynamic range color and the ability to render awe-inspiring images, even when tightly cropped. The specs for this 40Mp powerhouse break down like this: a 44 x 33mm CCD image sensor puts out a 7312 x 5474 pixel count. Uncompressed RAW files are 80MB in size, while compressed RAW files are 56MB.
Along with the included 80mm LS lens, the camera body can also focal plane lenses, making it truly versatile. The wide variety of compatible lenses include: Schneider leaf shutter lenses, Phase One Digital focal plane lenses, Hasselblad V lenses, and Mamiya 645 AFD lenses. The 645DF body is also compatible with multiple digital backs, making future upgrades easier.
The provided software puts you on the ground running. Phase One Capture One DB is designed for use when tethered to a digital back. It features a sophisticated toolset that thinks like a photographer, lending to intuitive operation, along with a customizable graphic interface. Leaf Capture is also designed for tethered use in high-volume situations, such as commercial fashion and catalog work. In addition to the included software, the downloadable Leaf Remote Capture app for the iPhone 4 and iPod touch expands your flexibility and streamlines your workflow.
More information can be found for each individual kit item here:
Mamiya 645DF SLR Medium Format Autofocus Digital Camera Body
Mamiya Leaf Aptus-II 40 Digital Back
Mamiya Sekor 80mm f/2.8 LS D Lens