Special Promo: Alpa Upgrade Promo for Alpa Max

ALPA 12 Max

ALPA’s new promotions are ideal for architectural and landscaping photographers… ALPA cameras are designed for durability and reliability. Planned obsolescence is a no-no for ALPA. Unsurprisingly, the ALPA 12 MAX has been the tool of choice for demanding architectural and landscape photographers for years. ALPA introduced the MAX Mk I with its classic silver shift wheels in 2008 and established the fast, comfortable adjustment for shift and stitching with digital … Read More →

ALPA Exclusive! Schneider APO-DIGITAR 4.5/90 mm

Alpa Exclusive

Exciting News from Alpa …. Alpa has released a unique design of the compact and powerful Schneider Apo-Digitar 4.5/90 mm in a new configuration. The new ALPA-version is now available with Schneider Aperture Unit and Rodenstock helical, including a dedicated HPF-ring with precise distance scale. The Short Barrel 34 version can be used with any ALPA 12 camera (TC, STC, SWA, Max, Plus, XY)  and digital back with an electronic … 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 →

Here is what’s NEW with ALPA

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ALPA Rodenstock HR ALPAGON 6.3/138 mm Lens The new ALPA Rodenstock HR ALPAGON 6.3/138 mm lens is the first calculated lens for technical medium format cameras in years! This lens will be the first of its kind to feature a floating element and will make its entrance between the end of quarter one and early quarter two. (Note: The floating element is automatically synchronized for distance via the helical.) This … Read More →

Exclusive ALPA GON Tripod Kit 14% Off

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ALPA GON Tripod Kit, including GON HEAD, Triobal Mini, Carbon legs and focusing rail ALPA recently announced that they have put together seven ALPA GON tripod kits at a promotional price just in time for the holidays! These ALPA GON tripod kits are 14% off the regular price and are first come first serve so you MUST ACT FAST! The ALPA GON Tripod kit is the perfect camera tripod kit … 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 →

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 →

ALPA Technical Camera + Tripod Kits

ALPA Camera Kit + ALPA Tripod Kit

Up to 19% Off ALPA Camera & Tripod Kits ALPA revised the following pre-configured camera kits and now offer them as an advantage to purchasing individual products. ALPA Introduces Two New Tripod Kits   ALPA TrioPod-Pro 75 ALPA GON or Classic II Ballhead Kit  The two tripod kits include the professional, modular tripod system ALPA TrioPod-Pro 75, optionally with the unique modular goniometer head ALPA GON or the heavy duty … Read More →

Lens Alternatives for Technical Camera Use

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The great majority of my favorite landscape images have been taken at the wider end of the spectrum of focal lengths.  Since moving to a technical camera a few years ago, my wide-angle lens of choice is the Rodenstock 32HR.  It provides a field of view of roughly what a 21mm lens would provide using a 35mm format.  If I need to create an even wider view, then I will … Read More →