Articles tagged "medium-format"

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This is why the Pentax 645Z DxOMark score of 101 was never published

The Nikon D850 isn't the first camera to hit triple digits on DxOMark; in fact, the Pentax 645Z was listed at 101 all the way back in 2015. So why was the full review never published? DxOMark explained earlier today.

Hasselblad's 100MP H6D-100c digital back is now available to buy on its own

If you'd like a 100MP Hasselblad digital back, but don't care to buy the camera body that typically comes with it, you're in luck. Hasselblad just made the 100MP H6D-100c available as a standalone product.

Phase One unveils IQ3 100MP Trichromatic digital back, promises unmatched color quality

Phase One has released a new 100MP digital back called the Trichromatic. Designed with Sony, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic promises "unsurpassed color quality."

Hasselblad drops H6D-50c price again, now $11,000 off original price

Hasselblad just dropped the price of the medium format H6D-50c AGAIN. At just $14,995, the camera is now selling for a whopping $11,000 less than the original retail price.

Shooting 101MP black-and-white photos with the Phase One XF IQ3 Achromatic

Photographer Rick Wenner recently captured an odd event called the Race of the Gentlemen with a rather odd camera: The Phase One XF IQ3 Achromatic, the world's only 101MP black-and-white digital back.

Behind the scenes: Shooting a $2.5 million car with a $50,000 camera

Go behind the scenes with photographer Richard Thompson and PhaseOne to photograph one of the most intense cars in the world with one of the most intense digital cameras in the world.

Sony patents 400mm F2.8 lens for a curved medium format sensor

It's been a crazy day for innovative patent news. Apparently Sony is thinking of developing a medium format curved sensor camera.

JPEGmini Pro can now handle 128MP files, perfect for medium format users

Image compression software JPEGmini Pro was just updated to handle files up to 128MB. They're calling it "The 1 Feature Hasselblad Owners Actually Need."

Hasselblad knocks 30% off price of the H6D-50c

The 50MP H6D-50c medium-format DSLR has been reduced from $25,995/£22,680 to $17,995/£15,900 adding up to a savings of $8000/£6780.

How one photographer 3D printed this beautiful medium format camera

It's nicknamed the 'Cycloptic Mustard Monster,' and is a 3D printed medium format camera.

Magic Format Converter lets you use DSLR-lenses on the Fuji GFX 50S

The Magic Format Converter comes with internal optics that expand the image circle of full-frame DSLR lenses for use on the Fuji medium format camera.

Hy6 rises again as DW Photo tries to break from tangled history

DW Photo is attempting to resurrect the Hy6 medium format camera, though the legal tangles of its development may stop it being branded Rolleiflex.

Alpa Silex unit offers electronic control of Canon and Nikon lenses on digital medium-format backs

It works with the company’s 12 series bodies and brings aperture control to electronically operated lenses from Canon and Nikon, as well as Contax, Hasselblad and Rollei.

Phase One shows off the first images from its achromatic back

Check out all those glorious details.

Phase One launches 100MP black and white medium format IQ3 'Achromatic'

Phase One has announced a mono version of its 100MP IQ3 medium-format camera back. The $50,000 camera has no color filter array or IR filter, so should produce higher levels of pixel sharpness as well as offering greater sensitivity. Read more

Fujifilm releases GF 23mm and 110mm lenses, updates roadmap

Fujifilm has released two new medium format GF lenses, the 23mm F4 R LM WR and 110mm F2 R LM WR, and has announced what lens is up next. Read more

Upcoming Fujifilm GFX 50S firmware update promises to improve AF, exposure compensation

The first major firmware update for the GFX 50S is coming in late spring. And it holds the promise of improved AF and Wi-Fi tethering. Read more

Fujifilm GFX 50S vs Pentax 645Z vs Hasselblad X1D

Led by Pentax, digital medium format has gone from being the preserve of the pro to something a little more attainable. But what features matter most in such a camera and how do the three sub-$10,000 44 x 33mm cameras compare? Read more

Fujifilm GFX 50S Review: Modern MF

The Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format digital camera is capable of some of the best image quality we've ever tested. But is that enough of a reason to buy it? Read more

Sony's sensor roadmap includes a 150MP medium-format chip for 2018

Sony semiconductor is planning to launch several medium-format image sensors with 100 or 150MP resolution in 2018. Read more

Mount your EOS lenses on the Fujifilm GFX with Cambo's new adapters

Dutch accessory manufacturer Cambo has announced it is to produce an adapter to allow full-frame Canon EF lenses to work with the new Fujifilm GFX 50s medium-format camera. Read more

Fujifilm GFX 50S: on the streets of Tokyo, a shooting experience

DPReview's Dan Bracaglia explores Tokyo for the very first time, alongside the Fujifilm GFX 50S medium-format digital camera. Did he like it? Read on

Hasselblad to introduce 120mm macro for the X1D with three more lenses to follow

Hasselblad plans to introduce four new lenses over the next twelve months for its X1D mirrorless model: a 22mm wide-angle, 65mm moderate wide, 120mm macro and the system’s first zoom – a 35-75mm. Read more

CP+ 2017 - Fujifilm Interview: 'We hope that the GFX will change how people view medium format'

We're at the CP+ 2017 show, in Yokohama Japan where Fujifilm is preparing to ship its long-awaited medium format GFX 50S. We sat down with three Fujifilm executives to learn more about the GFX, and future plans for the GX and X mount product lines. Read more

Fotodiox Pro launches five GFX lens adapters

Fotodiox Pro has launched five new lens mount adapters for the forthcoming Fujifilm GFX medium-format system. Read more

Can’t afford a Hasselblad? Win one instead in the 2018 Masters contest

Hasselblad is giving away 11 medium-format cameras in what it’s describing as the biggest Masters competition it has ever held. The 2018 contest also introduces a new category for aerial photography. Read more

Fujifilm medium-format GFX 50S to ship in late February for $6500

Four months after Fujifilm's GFX 50S made its debut at Photokina, the company has released all of the details regarding its medium-format mirrorless camera, including its $6500 price tag. Read more

Fujifilm releases first round of G-mount medium-format lenses

You're going to need some lenses to go along with that new Fujifilm GFX 50S, and the company announced a trio of them. They include a 32-64mm zoom plus 63mm and 120mm primes. Read more

Take a look at a 380-shot mosaic of Apple’s new campus created with a 100MP Phase One camera

A composite of 380 100MP aerial images has been created of the site of Apple’s new campus by photo mapping and data company SkyIMD. Read more

Medium-format meets the modern age: Hasselblad X1D-50c  shooting experience

Hasselblad caused a stir when it introduced the X1D-50c, a medium-format camera that's the size of a 35mm DLSR. Its release has been somewhat delayed, but it looks like it's going to be worth the wait. Read more

Serious resolution: Phase One XF with IQ3 100MP back tested

Earlier this year, Phase One introduced a 100MP sensor to its IQ3 range of medium-format cameras. We just had to know what all of those pixels can do. Read more

Phase One introduces 'no frills' IQ1 100MP back, 45mm F3.5 and 150mm F2.8 Blue Ring lenses

Phase One has announced a lower-cost version of its 100MP digital back, as well as a pair of new Blue Ring lenses for the XF camera. Read more

Fujifilm goes medium format: What you need to know about the GFX 50S

Forget full-frame, Fujifilm is diving head first into the world of digital medium format, and frankly we’re pretty excited. Here's what you need to know about the 51.4MP GFX 50S. Read more

Fujifilm announces development of GFX 50S medium format digital

Fujifilm is getting (back) into medium-format. A major player in the days of film, Fujifilm has announced its first medium format digital camera, the GFX 50S. Read more

Hasselblad and DJI announce 50MP medium-format drone kit

The first product of the collaboration between Hasselblad and drone maker DJI will be a long range drone fitted with the same 50MP CMOS sensor that is used in the new X1D mirrorless camera. Read more

Medium-format mirrorless: Hasselblad unveils X1D

Hasselblad has announced the X1D, a medium-format mirrorless camera with a 50MP sensor and contrast detect AF. This compact-ish weather-sealed camera uses the company's new XCD lens mount and will retail for $9000 body-only. Read more

Hasselblad offers no-loss trade-up on H6D to those waiting for 100MP back

With the Hasselblad 100c 100MP back delayed by the after-effects of the Japanese earthquake, the company has introduced a trade-up deal for photographers who want to get their hands on the new H6D medium format body sooner rather than later. Read more

Phase One introduces second XF feature update and pair of Schneider Kreuznach lenses

The Phase One XF camera system received a significant update today, with improvements to its autofocus system and user interface along with additional shooting tools such as focus stacking and HDR. Two new 'Blue Ring' lenses have also been added, along with an update to the company's Capture One software. Read more

Hasselblad drops 15% on lens prices until the end of March

Swedish medium-format camera manufacturer Hasselblad has announced it is dropping the price of all its H series lenses until the 31st March. The discount applies to all HC and HCD lenses, and gives buyers 15% off the usual prices. Read more

Nifty fifty: Hands-on with the Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi

Following our recent field test of the Phase One 645DF+ and an accompanying IQ250 back, we thought it would be interesting to see how the same 50MP CMOS sensor is employed by another medium-format beast: the Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi. Read more

Phase One adds the IQ3 100MP back to its A-series system

Danish camera manufacturer Phase One has expanded its range of A-Series offerings to include the new 100MP IQ3 digital back. The A-Series kits consist of an Alpa 12TC camera body with one of three lenses and a choice of IQ3 backs in 50-, 60-, 80- and 100 megapixel resolutions. The A-Series is particularly interesting as the cameras have no mirror, so vibrations are kept to a minimum at the time of exposure. Read more

Hasselblad gives away a camera each to the winners of its Masters competition

Medium format equipment manufacturer Hasselblad has announced the winners of its Masters competition, and has awarded the winners of each category a high end medium-format camera. The company does not specify which cameras will constitute the prizes, but they will be presented at a ceremony during September’s Photokina show in Germany, at which the company is speculated to be launching major new products. See winners

Phase One photographer Tim Kemple puts XF 100MP back to use in new video

Phase One has published a new video featuring the XF 100MP back in use. Phase One photographer Tim Kemple put the new Sony co-developed 100MP CMOS sensor through its paces outside of the studio, soaring to great heights above a waterfall and on dusty trails in the desert of Moab, Utah. Read more

Hasselblad drops price of H5D-50c by 40% for holiday period

Hasselblad has introduced a seasonal offer that sees the price of its flagship H5D-50c and H5D-50c Wi-Fi cameras reduced by over 40% for what it describes as a ‘limited time only’. The offer means the camera is available for €12,500/£11,750 for the standard model, and €12,900/$14,500/£12,100 for the Wi-Fi model. The Hasselblad H5D 50c Wi-Fi is usually €$28,500/£18,350. Read more

 

Kipon to launch reducer to mount medium format lenses on full frame cameras

Chinese lens manufacturer Kipon has announced that next year it will make available a reducing adapter designed to allow medium format lenses to fit on full frame cameras. The adapter will have a magnification factor of 0.7x which it says will widen both the effective focal length of the lens in use and its effective aperture. Read more

Lightroom plug-in for Pentax 645Z tethered shooting now available

Ricoh has announced a software plug-in for Adobe Lightroom supporting tethered shooting with the Pentax 645Z medium-format camera. Read more

Phase One buys Mamiya, gains ownership of camera and lens production

Digital medium format brand Phase One has bought the whole of the Mamiya Digital Imaging Company and has taken over Mamiya's Saku factory for its Japanese HQ. The Danish company has had a long-standing relationship with the Japanese camera and lens manufacturer, and since 2009 has owned 45% of the company's shares. Read more

Ricoh introduces designed-for-digital HD Pentax-D FA645 35mm F3.5 prime

Ricoh has announced a new wide-angle prime for its Pentax 645D/645Z medium format digital bodies. This lens' name is a mouthful: HD PENTAX-D FA645 35mm F3.5 AL [IF]. The top-line specs are that it acts as a 27.5mm (in 35mm terms) on a digital 645 body, has a minimum focus distance of 0.3m, giving a maximum magnification ratio of 0.25x. Read more

Ricoh announces new service and support plan for Pentax 645Z

Ricoh Imaging US has announced the Medium Format by PENTAX Advantage Program, a new support and service offering for the Pentax 645Z camera. Under this program, camera owners are given three years of extended service and support from the date of purchase, as well as loaner lenses and camera bodies and a toll-free support number. Read more

Phase One 645DF+ with IQ250 field test

Not long ago, you made your stand as a 'serious' amateur photographer by using a medium format camera. Compacts and SLRs existed of course, but the graduation from 35mm film to 120 or 220 formats meant that you had really made it. These days, digital medium format cameras occupy a niche in the market, but the allure is still there. Damien Demolder spends a little time with Phase One's 645DF+ and IZ250 back - see how they get along. Read more

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