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Alpa Switar Legacy: Apollo Missions

July 7, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon. This technical achievement represents a milestone in technology and science. Therefore, it is not surprising that some of the devices used during the missions became icons. These devices were the first of their kind in the manned exploration of the Earth’s Moon. From a photographic point of view, the Hasselblad medium format camera with Carl … Read More →

Advice: Care

Dave does encourage personal blogs, see Brad’s blog from a few weeks ago. https://captureintegration.com/chief-of-engineerings-log-stardate-june-2019/ So, here’s one. Sort of. Monday morning. So, I’m in the office this morning and I notice Dave is not here yet, so I check the calendar, no, he has nothing on the calendar, so I just expect he’s running late or had something that came up and he’ll be in shortly. A few hours go … Read More →

Notice: IQ4 Creative Control Firmware 5.00.20 Bug Alert

It has come to our attention that there is a bug in the current IQ4 firmware (5.00.20) that provides some exciting new features, notably frame averaging. See:  Phase One IQ4 – Long Awaited Frame Averaging  for full details on the feature. The bug is realized in this way: – Single frames will be shot at 14 bit S. – Frame averaged shots will be shot at 14 bit L. There is currently … Read More →

Cambo WRS Lens Rear Covers are Here!

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While that title is an awkward mouthful, there’s nothing awkward about the fact we have been waiting a long time for these and now our poatience has finally been rewarded. From Cambo PR (with some edit notes below): “The Cambo WRS-1100 is a new rear cover for lenses mounted for use with Cambo WRS cameras.” Can also fit lenses that mount to the older WDS cameras “This larger cover is … Read More →

New ALPA Products & Updates

ALPA Planton.The Big Picture

Shipping! Alpa Lens in New Rodenstock Aperture Mount Digital backs with electronic shutter capability – currently Phase One IQ 3 100 series (including Trichromatic and Achromatic models) Phase One IQ4 100 and 150 series (including Trichromatic and Achromatic models), and Hasselblad H6D-100c, are becoming increasingly available. The new Rodenstock aperture unit – with its almost round, 9-piece aperture pattern – optimally supports this shutter type. Lenses mounted in Alpa Short … Read More →

Hot News: Cambo Actus G Adapter for Fuji GFX 100

Cambo Actus with Fuji Film GFX

Meet Cambo’s New AC-795 Following the official introduction of the Fujifilm GFX100 on May 23rd, 2019 Cambo is pleased to announce a dedicated interface for mounting and supporting this new flagship of the GFX line of products. As a result of the different body design compared to the Fujifilm GFX50 series, the bayonet holder for the GFX100 will have a different shape than the existing holder AC-792, and includes an … Read More →

Cambo Actus GFX – One Actus To Rule Them All

Testing

Introducing the Cambo Actus GFX I know, I know, this is late. The Actus GFX was introduced in 2017. But I’ve written nothing about it, so better late than never. And some may have missed it. So what does that mean, One Actus to Rule Them All, and what does that have to do with the Actus GFX? If you’ve been following along, you know that in 2014 Cambo introduced … Read More →

First Look: Rodenstock 138mm HR-W in Aperture Mount

Testing

It isn’t often we get a new lens from Rodenstock. They’re awfully methodical in their product roadmaps. And roadmaps implies a fast moving vehicle, so when it comes to Rodenstock, I prefer to call them product walkmaps because when it comes to new lenses of a certain quality, these things take time. But sometimes there are benefits to not rushing things. Imagine that in today’s world where things seemingly move … Read More →

Phase One Lenses on an Alpa Camera? YES*

Testing

Ok, before you freak out, notice there is an asterisk next to the YES. But an end user reported that they had successfully mounted a Schneider Blue Ring Lens to an Alpa 12 Camera by adding 28mm of Alpa Spacers. With an IQ3 100 or IQ4 digital back, you can use the built-in Electronic Shutter to capture, the lens stays open and simply lets the light in for however long … Read More →