Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Medium Format DSLR Cameras

1. Pentax 645z Medium Format DSLR Camera Body Only

User Ratings: 83

Pentax 645Z First Impressions

"Lenses are everything."

I received it and it works well with my other Pentax lenses. The battery that does come with the camera lasts a long time. This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving! I have always gotten great results with my Pentax 645Z. Got the bundle at a great price also.

  • Pentax 645z Medium Format DSLR Camera Body Only
  • 51.4 effective mega-pixel CMOS sensor
  • Class leading speed and response with 3FPS frame rate
  • Versatile live view with a tiltable LCD panel
  • Real Time Scene Analysis with 86,000 pixel sensor
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax 645Z
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax 645Z Final Thoughts

"On the Pentax 645Z."

I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. It feels wonderful and functions smoothly. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. I really love the features on this body. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Medium Format DSLR Camera well.

Overall Score
4.8


(10 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Medium Format DSLR Cameras

2. Hasselblad H6D-100C Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray

Hasselblad H6D-100C First Impressions

"LCD screen."

This is the best Medium Format DSLR Camera and I love it! It sucks up way more battery life than the D7100/D7200. Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong. They are simply great cameras now at a very attractive price point. I got it at the best price for this kit.

  • Hasselblad H6D-100C Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray
  • excellent optical quality
  • digital medium format
  • integrated digital camera
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Hasselblad H6D-100C
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Hasselblad H6D-100C Final Thoughts

"I do love the camera."

I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. I've had the Hasselblad H6D-100C for about two weeks now and it's been great! Though I have nothing to complain about the Hasselblad H6D-100C. The Hasselblad H6D-100C captured the action like a pro. All other cameras in this category are much more expensive.

Overall Score
5.0


(9 Points)

3. Hasselblad H6D-50c Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray

Hasselblad H6D-50c First Impressions

"This was my choice."

We love the Hasselblad H6D-50c, but let's talk about the accessories. The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. The colors of course are very good as expected, and here is a surprise. Very versatile and swiftly configurable. The software also defaults to save your original pic.

  • Hasselblad H6D-50c Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray
  • Excellent optical quality
  • Digital medium format
  • Integrated digital camera
  • Country of Origin:Sweden
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Hasselblad H6D-50c
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Hasselblad H6D-50c Final Thoughts

"Loved that camera!"

The Hasselblad H6D-50c has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. It sucks up way more battery life than the D7100/D7200. The extra batteries don't work all that well. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! I've had the Hasselblad H6D-50c for about two weeks now and it's been great!

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

4. Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera Plus Pentax-D FA 645 55mm f/2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW Lens Kit

User Ratings: 73

Pentax 16599 First Impressions

"Photos are great."

SD card that came with camera is fine. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. This Pentax 16599 takes absolutely beautiful images! So overall the build quality is nice on the Pentax 16599. I don't feel like I ever need any other lenses.

  • Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera Plus Pentax-D FA 645 55mm f/2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW Lens Kit
  • 51.4 effective mega-pixel CMOS sensor
  • Class leading speed and response with 3FPS frame rate
  • Versatile live view with a tiltable LCD panel
  • Real Time Scene Analysis with 86,000 pixel sensor
  • Kit includes: Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera With a Pentax-D FA 645 55mm f/2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW Lens
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax 16599
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax 16599 Final Thoughts

"I can’t even."

All other cameras in this category are much more expensive. I really love the features on this body. The extra batteries don't work all that well. This camera just feels good in the hands. The Pentax 16599 has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

5. Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Camera Bundle with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens, Carrying Case and Acce...

User Ratings: 74

Canon 1159C003 First Impressions

"Photos are great."

I use it with my one year old Canon lens. Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. Very good camera for the size. This is a fantastic Medium Format DSLR Camera. I love the camera and the bundle is OK.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR Camera Bundle with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens, Carrying Case and Accessory Kit (28 Items)
  • 18MP APS-C CMOS Sensor; DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
  • 3.0" 920k-Dot LCD Monitor; Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • 9-Point AF with Center Cross-Type Point; Extended ISO 12800, 3 fps Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC; Scene Intelligent Auto Mode
  • Basic+ and Creative Auto Modes; EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1159C003
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1159C003 Final Thoughts

"Please keep it up."

It feels wonderful and functions smoothly. So pleased with all the features. It has a very similar look to a high end smartphone screen. No focus peaking, even in live view. The Canon 1159C003 has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera.

Overall Score
4.6


(16 Points)

6. Nikon D850 Full Frame FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body Holiday Bundle with 64GB SD Card and Accesso...

User Ratings: 69 31

Nikon 1585_K3 First Impressions

"So far so good!"

I really love the features on this body. However on contacting Nikon about it, they sent us a memory card. I overall love this Nikon 1585_K3 and would recommend to others! So i bought this kit under a month ago and I'm in love with it. Works great for my daughter and her film school.

  • Nikon D850 Full Frame FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body Holiday Bundle with 64GB SD Card and Accessories (5 Items)
  • FOCUS CAMERA BUNDLE INCLUDES: Nikon D850 DSLR Camera (Body Only) with SanDisk Ultra 64GB SD Card, Vanguard Havana 21 DSLR Shoulder Gadget Bag, Corel Deluxe Premium Photo Software Kit with New Photo Mirage and Dolica AX620B 62-Inch Proline Tripod and Ball Head. INCLUDED IN THE CAMERA BOX: Nikon EN-EL15a Rechargeable Battery, Nikon MH-25A Battery Charger, Nikon Cable, Nikon Camera Strap, Nikon Body Cap and Eyepiece, Limited 1-Year Warranty.
  • NIKON D850: The Nikon D850 is an amazing DSLR camera that is capable of shooting up to 45.7 megapixels at a high rate of speed, making it an ideal solution for high-end enthusiasts and professionals in every category
  • BSI FULL-FRAME SENSOR: At the heart of the D850 is a back-side illuminated (BSI) FX-format full-frame CMOS image sensor with 45.7 megapixels and no optical low-pass filter. It achieves extraordinary image quality, enhanced light gathering efficiency, faster data readout and truer color
  • RECORDING: Multimedia content creators rejoice. You are now free to record 16:9 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) in full frame glory using the total width and resolution of the D850's back-side illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor
  • NIKON AUTHORIZED DEALER: Includes USA Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 1585_K3
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 1585_K3 Final Thoughts

"Lenses are everything."

We love the Nikon 1585_K3, but let's talk about the accessories. I am eventually going to get the battery grip for the body. Thank you Amazon and thank you Nikon! The pictures were clear and a came out great. The Nikon 1585_K3 captured the action like a pro.

Overall Score
3.8


(4 Points)

7. Canon EOS Rebel T7i EF-S 18-55 is STM DSLR Kit, EF 55-250mm STM, 64GB U3 Memory Card, Wide Angle, Te...

User Ratings: 72 7

Canon 1894C002 + 2044B002 Ritz Camera Kit First Impressions

"Auto focus great."

Took this camera on our family vacation to Utah national parks. If you are a point and shoot person forget it here. I finally decided I liked the features of the Canon line. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! Absolutely great Medium Format DSLR Camera for the price.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T7i EF-S 18-55 is STM DSLR Kit, EF 55-250mm STM, 64GB U3 Memory Card, Wide Angle, Telephone Lens, 48" Tripod and Accessory Bundle
  • Canon EOS REBEL T7i EF-S 18-55 IS STM Kit With all Canon Accessories + Full USA Warranties PREMIUM RITZ CAMERA BUNDLE INCLUDING:
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS STM Telephoto Zoom Lens, Studio Series .43x HD Wide Angle Lens, Studio Series 2.2X HD Telephoto, 58mm 4 Piece Filter Set
  • 64GB SDXC UHS-I/U1 Card, Ritz Gear Card Reader, Memory Card Wallet
  • 48 inch Tripod, Polaroid 8" Heavy Duty Mini Tripod, Ritz Gear Deluxe Premium SLR Camera Bag, Polaroid Pro Slave Flash
  • Wireless Shutter Release Remote Control, Camera Cleaning Kit, Universal LCD Screen Protector
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1894C002 + 2044B002 Ritz Camera Kit
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1894C002 + 2044B002 Ritz Camera Kit Final Thoughts

"Great pictures!"

The Canon 1894C002 + 2044B002 Ritz Camera Kit has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. The LCD screen is easy to see on bright sunny days. Have used Canon cameras all the way back to 35mm. This camera just feels good in the hands. Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong.

Overall Score
4.4


(61 Points)

8. Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Kit with Can...

User Ratings: 83 8

Canon First Impressions

"Really great Medium Format DSLR Camera!"

I don't feel like I ever need any other lenses. Some of the extra items are not useful. I mean, I still shoot film with my old F3 and FE and push film. Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong. Overall, very happy with the purchase.

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Full Frame Digital SLR Camera with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Kit with Canon EF 16–35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens
  • 30.4 MP full-frame CMOS sensor for versatile shooting;Aspect ratio 3:2
  • Up to 7.0 frames per second continuous shooting speed
  • High performance L-series ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with constant f/2.8 maximum aperture.
  • All-new optical design for significant improvements in outer and corner sharpness.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon Final Thoughts

"LCD screen."

I overall love this Canon and would recommend to others! First off, I did purchase this because I needed it for a class. SD card that came with camera is fine. I have always gotten great results with my Canon . I take pictures of houses occasionally and this has worked really well.

Overall Score
4.5


(328 Points)

9. Nikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera Body with AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED

User Ratings: 85 4

Nikon First Impressions

"For me it was a steal."

So pleased with all the features. It feels wonderful and functions smoothly. This is an excellent camera for beginners. Works great for my daughter and her film school. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Medium Format DSLR Camera well.

  • Nikon D750 FX-format Digital SLR Camera Body with AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED
  • Full frame 24.3 megapixel CMOS image sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor
  • Full HD 60/50/30/25/24p video
  • Focal Length Range : 14 -24 mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance 0.9 ft.( 0.28 m), minimum f/stop 22
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon Final Thoughts

"Love it so far!"

Great Medium Format DSLR Camera package my kids love it! Many more options than available to entry level models. All around for the price, it was still worth it. Basically, when doing astro-photography. That little piece of glass produces some amazingly sharp pictures.

Overall Score
4.7


(891 Points)

10. Canon EOS 90D DSLR Camera with 18-55mm is STM and Video Creator Kit with Altura Photo Essential Acce...

User Ratings: 73 4

Canon Canon EOS 90D First Impressions

"For personal use."

It sucks up way more battery life than the D7100/D7200. The camera is highly capable and flexible. It sucks up way more battery life than the D7100/D7200. Though I have nothing to complain about the Canon Canon EOS 90D. I use it with my one year old Canon lens.

  • Canon EOS 90D DSLR Camera with 18-55mm is STM and Video Creator Kit with Altura Photo Essential Accessory and Travel Bundle
  • INCLUDES: Canon EOS 90D DSLR Camera and EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens + Canon DM-E100 Directional Microphone + AirBag Packable Bag and Camera Insert + SanDisk Extreme 32GB SDHC Memory Card + Altura Photo Mini Tripod with Pistol Grip + Altura Photo Rapid Fire Wrist Strap + Altura Photo Hard-Shell Case + Altura Photo Cleaning Kit + 3 Sizes MagicFiber Microfiber Lens Pouch
  • SITUATED as a versatile camera with capable photo and video traits, the Canon EOS 90D is a sleek DSLR also characterized by its high-resolution 32.5MP APS-C CMOS sensor. This updated sensor design achieves enhanced image clarity, resolution, and dynamic range, along with adept sensitivity to ISO 25600 and low noise to suit working in a variety of situations.
  • COMBINED with advanced image processing, this sensor is also capable of outputting UHD 4K30p and Full HD 120p video, as well as supporting continuous stills shooting rates up to 10 fps.
  • CANON accessories included: Canon DM-E100 Directional Microphone + LP-E6N Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1865mAh) + LC-E6 Charger for LP-E6 Battery Pack + Eyecup Eb + RF-3 Body Cap + EC2 Wide Camera Strap + Windscreen
  • CANON AUTHORIZED DEALER. Includes Canon USA Warranty.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon Canon EOS 90D
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon Canon EOS 90D Final Thoughts

"Outstanding buy!"

And because it is older, you can get it cheaper. We love the Canon Canon EOS 90D, but let's talk about the accessories. Great Medium Format DSLR Camera package my kids love it! I use it as a backup camera to my Canon 7D mark II. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Medium Format DSLR Camera well.

Overall Score
4.6


(34 Points)

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