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 →

Event Recap: Cambo Factory Tour 2019

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A couple of our clients ventured to the Netherlands to explore the Cambo Factory with United States based, Cambo USA. They enjoyed a week filled with tours, shooting, tulip fields and the complete Netherlands King’s Day experience. Here is what some of our clients had to say: “Loved every minute! Blake organized one of the best workshops I have ever taken with a great mixture of education, shooting, touring, and … Read More →

Pre-Order The New Cambo Actus Knob Kit

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It is almost here…. Launching later this quarter, the AC-380 and AC-381 fine gear drives add yet another option for customers looking to get the most out of their existing Actus camera. This double gear knob kit for focus and tilt will be interchangeable with the current axle/knob/gear. The large knob controls as it does with the existing knob set, however this will add a smaller knob that reduces the … Read More →

Visiting Cambo Headquarters

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When I decide on products to promote and sell through Capture Integration there are many factors that influence my decisions.  Of course the quality of the product is the number one factor, this goes without saying.  However, there are so many more factors that are important to me as a business owner.  The second factor would be whether the product has become a commodity in the US.  You know, the … Read More →

Testing the Phase One IQ4 and Cambo HR 180mm

Testing Cambo 180 mm

Last week a very good client, Jeffrey Littell, came to Atlanta to get trained on his new Phase One IQ4 Achromatic digital back. This gave me a great excuse to take a day off and go shooting with this wonderful man. So I grabbed a color IQ4 150, a Cambo RS 1600, and a few lenses and we both jumped in the van to go shoot in one of our favorite locations. Read More →

Cambo Private Factory Tour & Workshop – 2019

Cambo Private Factory Tour

Cambo USA announced their 2019 Chasing Tulips Tour in the Netherlands and YOU are invited to attend! Join Cambo In the Netherlands Do you love your Cambo gear as much as we do? Ever wonder what kind of care and craftsmanship goes into the making of your favorite camera? Is there a Cambo camera you have had your eye on but just haven’t had the chance to get it in your hands … Read More →

CAMBO | WRS- HV Lensplate

Cambo WRS-HV Lensplate

There’s no denying that the quality and resolution of modern Rodenstock HR optics is the best choice for your technical camera. But what if you need a longer focal length? The Rodenstock lens lineup is great, but can sometimes be lacking when it comes to longer focal length options. Cambo just introduced the new WRS – HV Adaptor which also allows you to mount legacy “V” lenses from the Hasselblad-500 series, … Read More →

I Dream Of Cambo Rear Base Tilt

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Does Cambo exist just to grant wishes for photographers? I’m starting to think this may be the case. I now refer to Cambo as Jeannie. For that is what they have done, yet again. Having provided Cambo Actus cameras to many of you, I have also heard your requests for additional features over the years, and one of them has been for rear tilt. Well Cambo has heard this, and … Read More →

Copal Shutter Care & Alternatives

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Since the dawn of Photography, we have made use of some sort of shutter that was part of, or that complimented the optics in the cameras early photographers used to image scenes onto the recording media of the time.  The evolution of chemicals, substrates and processing methods evolved separately from the mechanical designs of what started with the camera obscura. Electro-mechanical camera systems have for decades risen over the purely mechanical … Read More →