Arca Swiss Core 75 Leveler – A Dream Come True

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ARCA-SWISS announces an addition to the Core leveler product line – The Core 75 leveler ARCA-SWISS Core leveler tripod heads will soon be available in two versions: the original Core 60 leveler, and the new higher capacity Core 75 leveler. The Core leveler tripod heads are characterized by high precision, simple handling and fast setup. Perfect for quickly leveling the camera. Compared to the Core 60 leveler, the new Core 75 leveler is physically larger … Read More →

Hasselblad X1D II & XCD 45mm Promo Extended

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X1D II 50C AND XCD 45 THE PERFECT MEDIUM FORMAT STARTER KIT Complement a purchase of the X1D II 50C with the XCD 45 lens through our special combo offer available now until 31 October 2019. A standard lens that should be part of any X1D II photographer’s kit, the moderate wide angle focal length of the XCD 45 provides a 35mm full frame equivalency, making it the perfect general … Read More →

Cambo Accessories for Phase One XT Camera

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Cambo and the Phase One XT Camera On Tuesday September 10th, 2019 Phase One announced the availability of their new XT Camera System. Although this product is based around components manufactured by Cambo, it ultimately will be a Phase One product and be distributed exclusively through Phase One dealers like Capture Integration, who also happen to be Cambo dealers as well. The Phase One XT Camera, being based on the … Read More →

Is the Phase One XT the Holy Grail?

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Ok, kind of a teaser title, forgive me for that. But let’s face it, if you have by now any inkling of what the Phase One XT Camera is all about, then I think it becomes a legitimate question. First, let’s properly introduce you to the Phase One XT Camera and what it does bring to your table. Phase One XT Strong Points Compact and lightweight 12mm X/Y Shift Built-in … Read More →

Hot Alpa News: Alpa 12 Pano and More!

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  ALPA 12 PANO CAMERA The ALPA Alpagon lenses HR 70, 90, and in future 138 mm offer a large image circle that often cannot be used in its entirety. So why not build the optimal stitching machine especially for breathtaking panoramas?  The new ALPA 12 PANO opens up completely new perspectives. Movements of only 10 to 12 millimeters are not enough. And that’s why the PANO offers full 35 … Read More →

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

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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 →