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R.I.P. – my Phase One DF’s shutter is dead

So, a few days ago, the moment finally came and my Phase One’s shutter busted during a shoot in my studio. Initially I was very surprised. When you pay a little more than a car on a camera you would expect the shutter to last forever and not be dead after 50 000 shots. But […]

Montreal Smoked Meat

Yet another delicious sandwich made in Montreal and shot in our studio. Mouthwatering! As usual the range of the Phase One IQ is fantastic. Phase One IQ140 + 645DF Schneider 80mm LS 3 Profoto D1 + diffusers  

About the technical aspect of product photography

Recently we had several clients coming after having bad experiences with cheap competitor “professionals”, on the local Montreal commercial photography scene. Unlike people photography which has a preponderant social aspect, achieving decent product or food photography require a lot of technical skills and the right equipment. We see a lot of examples were technical flaws are just ignored […]

Why Phase One Systems are differently better than high end DSLRs and even the rest of medium formats?

One of these days I had some time to do a series of tests with my Phase One IQ140 vs my Nikon d800. Similar resolutions one would say (40mpix vs 36mpix) and Nikon even pitch the d800 as a replacement for medium format. Well, I’d say to put them at work. The subject? High velocity […]