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 →

CI Exclusive – Phase One XT First Look

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Watch Barry Grossman Go Behind The Scenes with the Phase One XT Camera System Capture Integration was honored to receive the very first new Phase One XT camera shipped into the United States a week before the national release.  Knowing the demands of our customers, we wanted to place the unit in the hands of one of our very good clients, Barry Grossman to put the camera through its paces. … Read More →

Phase One XT System: What you need to know

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By now, you should have read about the new Phase One XT camera system but in case you have not, here are the basics that are covered by every other website today: The Phase One XT is the first fully electronic integrated field camera that marries the highest quality optics with the world’s highest quality digital capture device, the Phase One IQ4 150mp. It is shipping today with Rodenstock HR … 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 →

Light Painting with the ALPA Silex Mk II

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The methodology of Light Painting exists in various forms for photographers.  It can be used in the studio or out on location, and can be produced from constant lighting like a flashlight, a Hosemaster, a LED panel or a strobe modeling light in an umbrella or soft-box. (one of my favorites, see my When 150mp isn’t Enough blog for the subtle light painting down the firetruck in the final shot to … 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 →

Cambo Actus G – One Actus To Rule Them All

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Introducing the Cambo Actus G I know, I know, this is late. The Actus G 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 G? 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 →