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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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Using strobes and ES. Is it any good?

Since a couple of months the Rodenstock Digaron lenses have been available in Aperture-Only (AO) mounts. As the era of mechanical leaf shutters is coming to an end, we need to look at other solutions to use these outstanding lenses. … Continue reading

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Fachkameraworkshop in Frankfurt am Main

In their new Frankfurt based store Calumet Germany will conduct a View Camera Workshop. A blog entry in German: Calumet Deutschland veranstaltet in Frankfurt einen Workshop             Produktfotografie mit der Fachkamera. Wir werden dafür  technische Unterstützung und Demo-Apparatur zur Verfügung stellen. … 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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Simple things that make live easier

Due to the long barrel in some WRS lens panels the rear element of the lens is hard to access. You’ll still manage to put the lens cap on, but taking it off can be a nuisance. Photographers are creative … 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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Die Fachkamera

The following Blog entry is in German and was written in cooperation with Calumet Germany. Trotz aller Möglichkeiten, die Fotografen bei der Nachbearbeitung ihrer Bilder zur Verfügung stehen, lassen manche Ergebnisse sich ausschließlich mit Hilfe einer Fachkamera erzielen. Nur mit … Continue reading

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Wandering where Kit Carson explored

Talented photographers often find visual stories in the things we take for granted or pass without noticing. While driving in Northern Mexico, Peter Misfeldt noticed the numerous roadside memorials. He started to photograph them and this turned into a project … Continue reading

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Support you can count on

Cambo offers an extensive line of studio stands. It’s possible to build up a stand that suits every photographer’s needs. Almost every photographer. Sometimes we’ll need to build a studio stand on request! The one shown here, is a Cambo … Continue reading

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What’s cooking Jordan Bush?

A couple of years ago, Lancaster based photographer Jordan Bush published an article that caught our attention. It was about cable management. Now to many of us cable management may be a necessary evil. Not to Jordan. He starts his … Continue reading

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