Hot News: Cambo Actus G Adapter for Fuji GFX 100

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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 News – One Cambo Actus To Rule Them All

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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

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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*

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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 →

Fat Magic Pixie Dust

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Ok, so what does this title mean? You have to ask? Well, ok then. There is a term called Fat Pixel Magic(!) that refers to legacy digital backs that had larger photosites than newer backs. These were typically 9 microns (16mp, 22mp backs) versus the 100mp, 150mp digital back models of today, which feature pixel (photosite) sizes from 3.8 microns to 4.6 microns. So what about some of the newer … Read More →

New! Capture One Custom Profiling with Xrite

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I have an offer for you and it’s absolutely free. Are you interested? I know that you are. For some years we (and others) have been pushing Xrite to add ICC profiling to the ColorChecker Passport Application. Why was this so important? Because the majority of our clients use Capture One. And when the ColorChecker Passport profiling application was introduced oh, about 10 years ago, the only option for creating … Read More →

Recap: Niels Knudsen of Phase One – In the House @CI!

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018… a momentous day at Capture Integration! Why, you ask? Well the one and only Mr. Niels Knudsen, VP of RD at Phase One was presenting on the IQ4 150 digital back for a select group of photographers in person at the Capture Integration Atlanta Headquarters. Niels has been involved in managing product development at Phase One for over 25 years, back to the very early days. He … Read More →

Phase One IQ4-150: Built to Last (a long time)

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DO YOU LIKE UPGRADES? How do we buy cameras today? How do manufacturers sustain a camera business? The answer is we always look to the next. What we have is great, but how can it be better? And this propels the purchase of new cameras. It sustains camera companies, and inspires photographers. That’s a nice way of looking at it, I suppose. What are we used to? We’re used to taking … Read More →

NEW ALPA 12 Plus At PhotoPlus 2018

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Hot off the Press: Alpa 12 Plus Announced! The Alpa 12 Plus was just announced today (October 23, 2018). So what is this camera all about and why is it now here? Doesn’t Alpa have enough beautiful camera options for photographers? I suppose you can never get enough of a good thing. What the Alpa 12 Plus most resembles is unmistakably an Alpa Max. What then separates an Alpa 12 Max … Read More →

The Bargain Phase One IQ3 100 vs IQ4 150

There is new pricing on the IQ3 100 While the IQ4 150 announcement has produced a lot of excitement around not just the 150mp BSI sensor, but many new features, lost amongst this has been the dramatic price reduction of the IQ3 100 and IQ3 100 Trichromatic models. I never thought I would consider the price of an IQ3 100 a bargain, but compared to the price of the new … Read More →