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lens newsAug 31, 2020 at 14:14
The lens is the longest in its Rodenstock XT lineup and offers a large enough image circle to cover the full 24mm movements on both the x- and y-axes its XT camera system offers.
Mar 30, 2020 at 13:43
The 280MP system can be rigged to simultaneously capture both RGB and near-infrared (NIR) images to yield a four-band image.
Phase One has announced its new XT camera system, which includes an IQ4 digital back, body (made up of a shutter release button and two dials) and a trio of Rodenstock lenses. The company is marketing the XT as a 'travel-friendly' product for landscape photographers.
Jun 25, 2019 at 15:20
Phase One's new Creative Control Package update for the IQ4 Infinity Platform brings a new Raw capture mode the averages together multiple frames to yield a higher-quality image.
Nov 29, 2018 at 19:05
Phase One has announced the latest version of its post-production program Capture One 12 that comes with an updated interface, third-party plugin support and more.
camera newsAug 28, 2018 at 11:00
Phase One has introduced its new Infinity Platform and XF IQ4 digital back, which have the core functions of its Capture One software embedded in the cameras' processors. Three models will be available, including 150MP color and monochrome backs, as well as a 100MP color model.
Nov 30, 2017 at 15:29
Watch out Adobe. Phase One just released Capture One 11, a major update that makes the Raw conversion and image editing software even more powerful and layer-centric than it was before.
Nov 7, 2017 at 16:01
Phase One just launched a brand ambassador program for its photo processing software Capture One, bringing in 13 photographers and retouchers who can "share their talent and skills to inspire the photographic community."
Nov 6, 2017 at 18:19
Ted Forbes thinks the monochrome medium format 100MP Phase One IQ3 Achromatic is a 'gamechanger'... and he's got the sample photos to prove it.
Oct 23, 2017 at 15:24
Phase One has released a new, 15-preset Film Styles Pack for Capture One users that gives you a total of 45 different analog 'Styles' to choose from—33 in color and 12 in black & white.
Sep 13, 2017 at 14:44
Phase One has released a new 100MP digital back called the Trichromatic. Designed with Sony, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic promises "unsurpassed color quality."
Aug 20, 2017 at 16:00
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.
Jul 31, 2017 at 16:02
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.
Jun 8, 2017 at 11:00
Phase One will begin offering image adjustment presets bundled around themes like Cinematic, B&W and Seasonal.
May 10, 2017 at 22:11
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camera newsMay 10, 2017 at 11:00
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
May 8, 2017 at 19:58
Just weeks after Hasselblad announced a 100MP drone with partner DJI, Phase One has done exactly the same.
May 4, 2017 at 09:00
An update to Phase One's Raw processing software claims better handling of Fujifilm Raws, Sony a9 support, workflow enhancements and ability to view PSD files.
Feb 13, 2017 at 19:21
Phase One has teamed up with LogicKeyboard to launch a special keyboard designed specifically for the macOS version of its Capture One Pro software. Read more
Feb 3, 2017 at 19:12
Phase One's latest update for its Capture One Pro 10 software fixes a handful of bugs and adds support for more cameras and lenses. Read more
Jan 17, 2017 at 19:10
An update for Capture One Pro 10 fixes a number of bugs and adds support for eight Sony lenses. Read more
Jan 6, 2017 at 09:00
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
Dec 1, 2016 at 10:00
Camera, lens and software manufacturer Phase One has introduced a new version of its image manipulation software package that it says improves the speed at which it runs and which adds a collection of new editing tools – as well as compatibility with additional cameras and lenses. Read more
Oct 3, 2016 at 14:01
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
Oct 3, 2016 at 14:00
An update for Phase One's medium-format XF system adds Profoto Air TTL integration along with electronic shutter and an improved warranty for the IQ3 100MP. Read more
Sep 20, 2016 at 11:19
Phase One is showing off two new 'Blue Ring' lenses at this year's Photokina tradeshow in Cologne, Germany. We visited the Phase One booth earlier and got our hands on them. Take a look
camera newsSep 20, 2016 at 08:00
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
Sep 20, 2016 at 08:00
Phase One has Capture One Pro to include profiles for 11 new cameras and 15 new lenses, as well as adding a feature that allows users to create profiles within the program for certain EIZO ColorEdge monitors. Learn more
lens newsJul 18, 2016 at 11:00
Phase One has announced the 40-80mm LS F4.0-5.6 and 75-150mm LS F4.0-5.6 Schneider Kreuznach 'Blue Ring' zoom lenses, both optimized for the company's full frame (53.7 x 40.4mm) medium format system. Read more
Jun 23, 2016 at 11:00
Phase One has updated its Capture One Pro software. Version 9.2 brings support for two notable new DSLRs, the Pentax K-1 and Nikon D500, as well as workflow enhancements. Read more
Mar 17, 2016 at 12:00
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
camera newsFeb 8, 2016 at 19:30
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
videoJan 13, 2016 at 19:37
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
camera newsJan 3, 2016 at 16:51
Phase One has announced a 100MP back for its modular XF medium format camera system, which is uses a CMOS sensor co-developed with Sony. Despite being described as 'full frame' the sensor is 53.7 x 40.4mm, making it two and a half times larger than the 135 format to which it's most often applied. The Phase One XF 100MP camera system offers 16-bit color output, a native ISO range of 50-12,800 and a claimed 15 stops of dynamic range. The camera body, back and 80mm Schneider Kreuznach lens (~50mm equiv) will set you back around $49,000.
camera newsDec 2, 2015 at 17:51
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
Nov 30, 2015 at 21:26
Phase One has launched Capture One Pro 9, the latest iteration of its tethering and image editing software. Capture One Pro 9 offers a 'completely updated contrast engine,' additional brushes, color editor masks and new keyword tools, among other features. Read more
Oct 21, 2015 at 21:59
Phase One has today introduced a firmware update for its new XF system, announced in June. The update brings new tools to those using the XF with its Waist Level Finder, as well as a seismograph vibration delay mode. Additionally, three new leaf shutter Schneider Kreuznach lenses are announced. Read more
Capture One Pro is a software package designed to perform as a Raw processing application as well as a host for those who like to shoot tethered. Created by Phase One, which also makes medium format backs, cameras and lenses, the application emerged first in the professional studio environment. Having expanded into the consumer market, it can handle Raw files from over 300 cameras. We tested out some of its newer capabilities. Read more
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
camera newsJun 2, 2015 at 11:00
Phase One has announced its new modular medium format XF camera system. The body features a new 'Honeybee' autofocus platform (created 'in-house'), touchscreen interface, and your choice of optical viewfinders. It supports the company's IQ1 and new IQ3 digital backs, with the latter supporting resolutions of up to 80MP. Also announced today are a pair of Schneider lenses and an updated version of Capture One software. Read more
Mar 31, 2015 at 22:01
Phase One Industrial designed a new camera specifically for drones, billed as the smallest 80 megapixel medium format camera in the world. The iXU 180 camera features an 80 megapixel CCD sensor, taking 4:3 ratio images with your choice of five Schneider-Kreuznach lenses and an overall modular design. The camera won't be arriving until the middle of next month, but Phase One Industrial has detailed its specs ahead of time. Read more
Mar 24, 2015 at 20:29
Phase One has released its new Capture One Pro 8.2 software, and with the update comes a new Color Balance Tool making it easier to produce color graded images, as well as additional ways to find images and support for higher resolution displays, including 4K. In addition, support for a few new cameras and nearly a dozen lenses is in place. The update is available now for existing Capture One Pro users and new customers. Read more
Dec 29, 2014 at 18:11
Camera and software manufacturer Phase One has released a new version of its Capture One Raw file converter that includes new tools, added flexibility and options, as well as support for additional cameras. Updating the version 8 that was made available in September 2014, Capture One 8.1 allows users to edit files in other applications, such as Photoshop, from inside the program and it now allows up to 16 adjustment layers to be used at one time. Read more
Dec 17, 2014 at 12:00
Phase One has announced official details of its new A-Series medium format cameras after information about the new pairing of the company's digital backs with an Alpa body and lenses was leaked in November. As was reported at the time, the series will comprise Phase One 50MP, 60MP and 80MP backs, combined with the Alpa 12 TC body and a choice of three lenses – the Alpagon 5.6/23mm, Alpar 4.0/35mm and the Alpagon 5.6/70mm. Read more
Dec 5, 2014 at 20:46
Phase One has announced a new photo contest offering photographers a chance to win the use of a Phase One IQ250 medium format camera system for a month. The contest seeks submissions demonstrating the contest's theme "What the world's best __ is made of", and will run through the rest of the month. Learn more
camera newsNov 14, 2014 at 20:07
American professional camera dealer Digital Transitions has announced that it will host a preview event of a new Phase One medium format digital camera system that doesn’t use a reflex mirror system. Although Phase One has yet to comment, it appears that the A-Series will comprise three configurations which use different Phase One backs. The Phase One A250 will feature the IQ250’s 50MP CMOS sensor, while the A260 and A280 systems will use the IQ260 and IQ280 CCD sensors of 60 and 80 million pixels respectively. Read more
Phase One has announced the release of Capture One Pro 8, the latest version of its Raw conversion and photo editing software. Capture One Pro 8 highlights include new adjustment tools such as local white balance, clone and heal repair layers to remove unwanted objects, and a film grain tool to mimic film stocks and add realistic grain to images.
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