Profoto Air Update – Now with 20 Channels

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Profoto announced today that firmware updates will open up radio channels 9-20 on: – Profoto A1 – Profoto A1X – Profoto B10 – Profoto D2 – Profoto Connect The Pro-10 pack will also receive this 20 channel update later this year. This update, however, has limited benefits to the legacy users of these systems because as of this moment, only the Profoto Connect transmitter can make use of these new … Read More →

Achromatic focus precision on ALPA technical cameras

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  The standard distance markings on a Rodenstock or Schneider helicoil aren’t useful enough to set focus by unless your subject happens to be at infinity or at an even 5 meters away The ALPA HPF ring allows the use of a laser rangefinder to determine distance to subject and then accurate focus to that point, not having to engage Live View on the digital back to achieve perfect focus.  This … Read More →

Phase One IQ4 USB C Charging in the field

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One of my favorite places to visit in the US is the desert of California.  I find it amazing that one state can have so many terrains within a short drive.  CA is truly a photographer’s dream in many ways.   This year I had the chance to finally take the new Phase One IQ4 150mp Achromatic into the field to learn how to use it properly.  We have had … Read More →

Capture One Pro – Take 50% off Multi User Licenses

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Take 50%Off Capture One Pro! From now through April 30th take 50% off all Capture One Pro Multi-User Licenses. Why Capture One Pro 12? Capture One Pro 12 introduces an updated image-processing engine, a suite of powerful new features, improvements upon existing features, and continues to extend its market-leading performance. The highly responsive tools give you the power to create stunning images from your RAW files, in a time-saving workflow … Read More →

Capture One 12.0.3 – Released

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12.0.3 Bug Fixes Mac Fixed an issue in the Next Capture Adjustments tool where it was not possible to select a new style if it had overwritten an existing one Fixed an issue where it was not possible to move images to a different drive/partition Fixed an issue where the content of some session folders where sometimes inconsistent compared to their equivalent in system folders Fixed an issue where Leaf … Read More →

IQ4-150 Firmware 1.03.26 – Released

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  March 18th, 2019 —  Firmware 1.03.26 Released Today, Phase One has publicly released the first significant firmware upgrade to the IQ4-150 since its launch.  Included features in this update include: PowerShare between XF and IQ4:  XF Power Sharing has been made available and has restored the ability to change batteries in either the XF or IQ without loss of power to either unit.  This also means that the XF Power Supply … Read More →

When 150 megapixels isn’t enough

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When discussing high end digital capture, the question often arises, WHO NEEDS 150 megapixels?!?  Well, sometimes 150 isn’t enough, as the project I photographed last week illustrates.  The call came in because the client had a need that only the best equipment with the highest quality output could provide. HiViz LED Lighting out of Hendersonville, NC needed to produce a floor to ceiling, 224″ long mural showcasing their FireTech line … Read More →

Capture One 12.0.2 – Tested & Approved

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12.0.2 Bug Fixes Mac Fixed an issue where the ‘Open With’ menu did not populate correctly. Fixed an issue where EIP files would not synchronize correctly to Catalogs. Fixed an issue where long file names could corrupt EIP files. Fixed an issue where masks on Heal Layers would not load correctly. Fixed an issue where ‘Edit With > Other’ was sometimes unavailable. Fixed an issue where images in the importer … Read More →

New! Capture One Custom Profiling with Xrite

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I have an offer for you and it’s absolutely free. Are you interested? I know that you are. For some years we (and others) have been pushing Xrite to add ICC profiling to the ColorChecker Passport Application. Why was this so important? Because the majority of our clients use Capture One. And when the ColorChecker Passport profiling application was introduced oh, about 10 years ago, the only option for creating … Read More →

Phase One IQ4-150 Camera Upgrade Unboxing

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The Phase One XF IQ4-150 Camera Upgrade Kit Unboxing!! The Phase One XF IQ4-150 Camera Upgrade has ARRIVED and we are excited to share the FIRST LOOK with you!!! The possibilities are endless when you upgrade to the new Phase One XF IQ4-150 digital back. Without further adieu, check out the Phase One XF IQ4-150 Camera Upgrade unboxing video featuring our CEO, Dave Gallagher! Also, subscribe to our Youtube channel … Read More →