Category Archives: ACTUS

King Kilimanjaro

We don’t hear it too often, but we do like it: A photographer carrying the Cambo Actus in his back-pack, all the way up the Kilimanjaro. Stéphane Gautronneau did it. He was assigned by 360 Voyage Events expedition planners and … Continue reading

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New applications for the X-Shutter

About a year ago, Phase One introduced their XT system. A technical camera developed in close cooperation with and manufactured by Cambo. At the core of the XT is the X-shutter. It’s a robust #0 leaf shutter that can take … Continue reading

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A wider view for the Actus

It’s been on Fuji Rumors, blogs and forums and now it’s time to show it here. The new Actar-19 lens for the Actus and Actus-XL view cameras. Based on the Nikon PC-19. The PC-19 is a great lens in its … Continue reading

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Smooth, flexible and precise: Cambo Geared Tripod Heads

The Cambo PCH and PCF geared heads provide the fast adjustability of a ball-head, combined with the independent axis control of a 3-way pan-tilt head. Since the gears are self-locking, there’s no need to disengage the locks before adjusting the … Continue reading

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New life for your view camera

Many view cameras that were acquired in the Nineties or Zeroes (that sounds horrible!) by commercial studios and schools now have entered the stage of retirement. Not unlike human beings, some of these trusted work horses would rather stay active. … Continue reading

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Revealing the unseen beauty of nature

Professor Yuan Yu works on the cutting edge of science and art. As the Shanghai World Expo Museum’s Head of Innovation he’s exploring the latest (microscopical) imaging technologies. His work reveals the beauty of the micro world. Influenced by the … Continue reading

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Wild at heart

July 2019 French photographer Stéphane Gautronneau boarded the Ms. Austral in Petropavlosk. The ship sailed the Bering Sea, past the Aleutian Islands and reached the Alaskan Coast 21 days later. Due to global warming this Northern Passage has become more … Continue reading

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More than a modern classic

Basically a view camera is nothing more or less than a flexible connection between a lens and a light sensitive medium. The latter being a glass plate, a sheet or roll of film or a digital sensor. One could easily … Continue reading

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Bruce Allinson, Commercial Photographer

In 1979 Bruce Allinson followed his passion for cars and motorcycles and began his working life with an apprenticeship in a local garage. It didn’t take long before he realised that turning your hobby into a full time job isn’t … Continue reading

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Fine Ratio Gears for the Actus

We’ve started shipping the AC-380 and AC-381 fine ratio gears for the Actus. It comes with a printed instruction manual and the required         allen key. It’s easy to install. For your convenience we’ve uploaded  a video: short how-to video   … Continue reading

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