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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 […]

Our Montreal Photography Studio has a new location!

A couple of months ago we started the process of moving our Montreal photo studio in a new location. We found a very nice commercial space right on the Lachine Canal. A freshly renovating old building with a very nice architecture and New York 14.5′ tall spaces. The landlord seemed very friendly and helpful and we […]

“Toying” around with a Phase One IQ

Recently I had the pleasure to work for a particular photography project. A Montreal company which produces toy-robots contacted me in order to create imagery that will refresh their commercial interface. Upon the first contact we realized that, in fact, we are geographically neighbors since their office is just in the next building from ours (what are the […]

Phase One XF Camera System – First impressions

Not long ago Phase One introduced their new XF camera system and yesterday I had the pleasure to participate at one of the first launching events in North America which happened in Montreal, Canada. XF is a totally new, redesigned body and, being a technical cameras junkie, I was attracted to the new design from the […]

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 […]