Category Archives: Technical

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

Posted in ACTUS, General, Studio, Technical | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General, Studio, Technical | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General, Interiors, Landscape, Technical, Wide RS | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General, Landscape, Wide RS | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General, Studio, Technical, Tripod | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ori Livney: Taking jewellery photography to greater heights

The first time Ori Livney approached us, he needed parts for his recently acquired (pre-owned) Cambo view camera. Since that day we’ve been in touch every now and then. One thing soon became clear: Ori never runs out of ideas! … Continue reading

Posted in General, Studio, Technical | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Antonio Saba’s never ending quest for beauty

Chasing Beauty is the title of Antonio Saba’s latest coffee table book. And beauty is what his work is about.  Divided in three chapters – The Memory, The Journey, The Dreamlike – it shows a selection of Antonio’s most significant … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, General, Interiors, Wide RS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Technical Camera Movements

Technical Camera Movements 2018 is finally coming to an end and I just have one more blog to add before the snow arrives. I found this video from 1986 which shows a keen young photographers assistant venturing into using a large … Continue reading

Posted in Technical | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

CAMBO ACTUS WITH CANON EOS-R

CAMBO ACTUS WITH CANON EOS-R Cambo as expected have extended camera compatibility for the ACTUS by introducing a new camera mount for the Canon EOS-R series. This is in addition to the recently announced mounts for Nikon and Leica-SL/Panasonic. Now … Continue reading

Posted in ACTUS, Technical | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ken Doo and his Cambo One-Lens-Wonder

Ken Doo and his Cambo One-Lens-Wonder Ken Doo recently retired as a professional portrait photographer in Carmel, CA. During his eighteen-year career, he received numerous accolades of excellence for his artistry. Now, as an empty-nester, Ken plans on travelling to … Continue reading

Posted in Landscape, Wide RS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment