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 →

IQ4-150: The BEST digital back EVER for Technical Camera use

IQ4-150: The BEST digital back EVER for Technical Camera use

Bold blog title, I know, but let me break this down, because it is that exciting. The IQ4-150 by model number alone alludes to a new pinnacle of image gathering potential, with it’s 151 megapixel sensor gathering 16-bits of color across 14.5 stops of dynamic range, but there is far more story to be told about this industry leading medium format digital back when it comes to technical camera use. … Read More →

New Profoto A1 Promotion Alert!

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The A1 is every inch a Profoto light – just smaller. Its round head delivers light that’s both natural and beautiful with a soft smooth fall-off. It’s incredibly easy and to use, with super fast recycling and a long-lasting battery, so you’ll never miss a shot. On the move, shooting on-camera or off, this is light shaping excellence everywhere. Read More →

Special Event: IQ4 Infinity Tour – ATL

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Join Capture Integration next Tuesday, for the Phase One XF IQ4 Infinity Tour In Atlanta! We are excited to invite you into our Atlanta Headquarters to check out the latest addition to the Phase One XF line up. Phase One’s image quality Professor, Niels V. Knudsen will be attending the event to present all of the Phase XF IQ4 fascinating details and answer any questions you may have regarding its features. Be sure to come eager to play as you will get a chance to test the IQ4 and discover all of its infinite possibilities. Spaces are limited and RSVP is required as this is a private event. Read More →

ALPA SILEX MK II – The Technical Camera Powerhouse

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As covered previously in Copal Shutter Care & Alternatives, we are at a turning point for the use of the Schneider & Rodenstock optics used on technical cameras, with their purely mechanical Copal-0 shutters working like little gear & spring timepieces that are now (and have been) out of production and are in dwindling supply for new installations and repairs, forcing us to contemplate what’s next in technical camera shooting. A … 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 →

Broncolor LED F160 and Scope D50 Highlights

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Broncolor recently announced the new LED F160 and Scope D50. Here are the highlights… LED F160 Key Features: Precision-engineered diffusion element with a quality of light matching other broncolor lamps Built-in spot-flood mechanism, compatible with over 50 broncolor bayonet-mount light shapers 650W halogen, 100W HMI equivalent output 98.6 CRI at 5500K (daylight), 97+ across range from 2800 to 6500K, dimmable to 10% in precise 1/10 stop increments Click Here for More Product … Read More →

Leica’s Five Major Announcements

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Recently, Leica introduced not two or three but FIVE new items… The announcements consist of what Leica calls – a new first of its kind – L-mount, the next evolution of the Leica S-System, a new mobile application and some significant firmware updates. Check out the highlights from Leica’s latest announcements… The New L – Mount Will allow for a nearly limitless array of options by combining different interchangeable lenses … Read More →

Capture One 11.3 – Full Fujifilm GFX 50S Support

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Capture One 11.3 launched last week with the new ability to tether to and process Fuji RAF format raw files from the medium format GFX 50S. Until now, files from cameras like the X-Pro2, X-T2, and X100 series camera could be processed, but since the debut of the GFX 50S earlier this year, Capture One support has been conspicuously absent. There was, of course, the option to avoid 3rd party apps … Read More →

Mac OS Mojave (10.14) NOT currently supported in Capture One 11

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User experience will vary, but as of this moment, Capture One 11.3 is not officially compatible with Apple’s newest operating system, Mojave (10.14) We DO NOT recommend upgrading to macOS Mojave at this time, due to reports of compatibility issues from Trailblazing clients.