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Phase One XT is a Tiny Medium Format Field Camera for $57,000


Phase One just announced the new XT Camera System, a compact medium format camera that’s the smallest digitally integrated field camera ever. “The XT Camera System perfectly marries extraordinary image quality and extraordinary photographic technology,” Phase One says. “It’s versatile, flexible, and remarkably intuitive to use. With components that communicate ...

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The Medium Format Experience: High ISO and the Milky Way


For several years I had believed that shooting a medium format camera at high ISO would yield terrible results. Most likely there would be no point in trying, I thought. However, a few days ago I nevertheless brought the Pentax 645Z and the Pentax 25mm f/4 out into the darkness ...

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Canon is Developing a Mirrorless-to-DSLR ‘Converter’: Report


One of Japan’s largest newspapers has published a report that contains two very interesting tidbits for Canon mirrorless shooters. First, they claim that Canon will release a 1D X-level EOS R in 2021; and second, the report revealed that Canon is working on some sort of ‘converter’ that can turn ...

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