Category Archives: Phase One

Rumors: Hasselblad could be purchased by Phase One


Last year I reported that Hasselblad was in financial trouble. Recently I received the company’s latest annual report and some information suggesting that it is unlikely Hasselblad will see 2016 as a stand-alone company because they are out of cash. They are desperately seeking for investors and one of the likely outcome is to be purchased by Phase One.

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Phase One XF medium format camera, LS lenses and IQ3 digital backs officially announced


Phase One announced the previously leaked XF medium format camera, IQ3 digital backs and two new lenses (Schneider Kreuznach 35mm LS f/3.5 and Schneider Kreuznach 120mm LS f/4.0 Macro). Additional information can be found on Phase One’s website. The detailed specs can be downloaded here. The main XF features are described below:

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New Phase One XF medium format camera, new LS lenses and IQ3 digital backs leaked online


This is the new Phase one medium format camera that has been rumored for almost 2 years now. The new model is rumored to have some kind of IS technology build in. There will be also two new LS lenses that can support over 100MP resolution – Schneider Kreuznach 120mm LS f/4 Macro and 35mm […]

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Phase One and ALPA officially announced their new A-Series medium format cameras


Phase One and ALPA (both companies announced a long-term strategic and cooperative alliance few months ago) officially released a new A-Series medium format cameras (I already briefly mentioned that news a month ago). Here are the details:

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What else is new?


→ DJI announced Inspire 1: a new quadcopter capable of capturing 4K video and transmitting the HD video signal to multiple devices straight out of the box (check pricing, specs and availability at Adorama and B&H). → The Sigma dp1 Quattro camera is now in stock. → Spend over $450 on a Gitzo tripod by 12/31/2014 […]

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What else is new? (Photokina 2014 edition)


→ ThinkTank Photo announced a new Production Manager 40 rolling lighting equipment case. → Phase One announced Capture One Pro version 8. Phase One also announced a free Capture One Express version for Sony cameras. → Lexar introduced world’s fastest SD UHS-II memory cards: New Lexar Professional 2000x SDHC/SDXC cards are the fastest SD UHS-II cards […]

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PhaseOne introduces 40-80mm f/4.0-5.6 leaf shutter lens from Schneider Kreuznach

Schneider Kreuznach

Today Phase One announced a new 40-80mm f/4.0-5.6 leaf shutter lens from Schneider Kreuznach:

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