Mac Computer Performance

I came across this digest of mac computer benchmarks today. For the uninitiated the benchmark used here was GeekBench which measures raw processing and memory power. Hard drive speed, graphics card performance, and other factors which come into play in the real world are not taken into account with this benchmark, so for instance the MacBookPro and MacBook score similarly even though real world performance may differ. Even so, this … Read More →

Phase One Body

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New Phase One Body Improved shutter speed range 1/4000th – 60 minutes New AF motor with 3 AF points New digital board Improved dial, shutter, grip ergonomics, AF lever (for AF mode selection) Ready for 120 frames per minute Ready for leaf shutters, expected 2008 Value Added Warranty: 3 year or 300,000 actuations (body and lens) Classic Warranty: 1 year or 100,000 actuations (body and lens) Compatible with Mamiya MF … Read More →

Atlanta’s tornado

Atlanta’s tornado

I was out of town on vacation when the F2 tornado hit downtown Atlanta. Luckily the SEC between Alabama and Mississippi went into overtime. If it had not, there could have been several thousand people heading back to their hotels or cars and the casualties could have been unbelievable. Our office is only about one mile from where it hit and we were spared, but I wanted to see what … Read More →

High Dynamic Range – Highlight and Shadow Recovery

HDR Comparison Using Capture One 4.0

Overview of HDR Phase One digital backs capture tremendous dynamic range. The new HDR adjustments in Capture One 4.0 taps into this dynamic range to easily recover clean, accurate, and natural detail from deep shadow and blown-out highlights. The process is simple and straight forward. Best of all, using Capture One 4.0 you can compare different variations (see image to the right) of HDR, exposure, and contrast to create exactly … Read More →

Multiple Strobe Pops for Interior Lighting with Phase One

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This article is was contributed by our valued customer, Jeffrey Totaro. You can check out his website at www.jeffreytotaro.com. If you are a customer and have a technique to share with the community please contact Capture Integration. _ Digital photography provides many excellent solutions to photographic challenges. But coming from 4×5 film I missed one previously film-only technique: multiple strobe pops while shooting interiors. I have developed a unique switch-box … Read More →

IAAP and Capture Integration team up

IAAP and Capture Integration team up

Editors Note: This article was contributed by Thomas Bliss, the president of the International Association of Architectural Photographers. Steadily Capture Integration has been proving itself as the authority on specific markets in our industry. If a product doesn’t exist to solve a photographic problem Capture Integration will develop one, thus establishing our branded line of exclusive products. The combination of high ideals, customer service, and the superior quality of the … Read More →

Our First Event in Miami

Our First Event in Miami

Update: Capture Integration’s Miami office will be holding a second event on April 24 @ 6:30pm. Click here to RSVP. Kudos have to go out to our two newest additions to Capture Integration, Lance Schad and Doug Peterson. We proudly opened our doors to the public a few months back and had our first open house just this past Thursday. It was refreshing to be able to hang back and … Read More →

Canon Wireless

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I just spent a couple of days testing the Canon WFT-E2/E2A wireless transmitter here in Atlanta. It was connected to a new Canon 1ds Mark III and our computer platform was the MacIntosh G5 tower (Dual Power PC processors). Other computers used in this test was a Apple 17″ Powerbook (Dual Intel processors) and a Apple 12″ Powerbook (Single Power PC processor) & a G5 Quad (4 Power PC processors). … Read More →