Profoto Firmware Updates

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If you haven’t updated the firmware on your Profoto gear this year, you’re likely out of date. Head over to Profoto, log-in to ‘MyPages’ and get the latest

Capture Pilot & iOS 10 – Patience Necessary

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4 steps to initiating a successful Capture Pilot session: Step #1: Turn on the AdHoc Network on the IQ2 or IQ3 series digital back. Step #2: Navigate on your Apple iOS device to iOS Settings–>Wi-FI–>PhaseOne(DB Serial#)   Step 3: Launch Capture Pilot If Capture Pilot had already been launched and had been sitting idle (perhaps for days or weeks) in iOS 10 you’ll be greeted with this: Simply double tap … Read More →

XF Power Supply – Tested & Recommended

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Shooting tethered in a studio and replacing batteries has always been one of those little annoyances.  No one wants to keep changing batteries during a day long photo shoot when you are in a location where you can actually use AC.   While tethered battery charging has worked we have never been completely happy with it for many reasons. Finally, the Phase One XF AC Power Supplies were sent to … Read More →

Capture One 10.0.2 – Released

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  10.0.2 Bug fixes (Mac) Changing Lens Correction Shift makes Levels, Histogram and Curve go blank OpenCL Errors with Iris Graphics 540 – 2016 Macbook Pro Using Find and Replace Batch Rename renders existing Local Adjustments inoperable Fixed – Error Code 19 during batch processing (“could not load raw data”)   10.0.2 Bug fixes (Win) Changing Lens Correction Shift makes Levels, Histogram and Curve go blank Skin Tone white balance … Read More →

XF Firmware Feature Update #3 (3.06.3) – SR 3

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• The XF Camera System now limits aperture adjustment during Electronic Shutter (ES) exposures. • Addresses an error resulting in incorrect exposures while using Electronic Shutter (ES) at shutter speeds faster than 1/320s in conjunction with the IIQ-L 16Bit File Format. • Improved stability when navigating in and out of Live View on the IQ Digital Backs • IQ Digital Back display now maintains zoom level in Live View when returning from capture, or … Read More →

Tech Tip: XF Multi-Icon View

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All XF Tools available through Bottom Row Icons   As I stated before in my blog post, Top 11 features of Feature Update #3 for the XF, by setting one of the 4 icons to bring up the icon menu, you’re two taps away from accessing every tool the XF has, avoiding unnecessary swiping across the top display.  Don’t forget!

XF Focus Trim

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The ability to tune your camera specifically to your lenses has been around for sometime, not only on Canon & Nikon DSLR’s but also on medium format bodies like the Phase One 645DF+ The modular design of Phase One cameras and digital backs introduces some variance with where the exact sensor plane of focus is and rather than tweaking those physical distances with shims as thin as .01mm like on … Read More →

Capture One 10.0.1 – Released

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Phase One has released an update to Capture One 10 as a .01 change to the new software.   10.0.1 Bug fixes (Mac) Lagging while quickly browsing through images by holding the arrow key down The Mac crash reporter does not find a crash report when Capture One is force quit Crash if no collection selected and we select next collection The Mac crash reporter often fails to find the … Read More →

TECH: Capture One 10 is supported

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  Today marks the release of the 10th version of Phase One’s Capture One software and this version not only has some nice new features but has been rebuilt in its core from the ground up, realizing new speed on whatever machine it runs on, whether you’re scrolling through images, editing critical detail at 100%, or creating lens cast calibrations. The new features I’m most excited about are: #1 Optimized LCC … Read More →

XF Firmware Feature Update #3 (3.03.5) – SR 2 [Approved]

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Tested & Approved On our CI test cameras and client cameras, SR2 is proving to be a solid firmware build. While still too early to give it the gold seal approval, this is the best option for making use of the expanded options in Feature Update #3.