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This is What Photos From a $63,000 Camera Look Like

What kind of images does a $63,000 stills camera produce? Here's a 19-minute video by Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography in which he uses a Phase One XF medium format DSLR to show the bang for your buck that you get when you spend 63 grand on a camera kit.

101-Megapixel B&W Photos of Pre-War Era Racing

Photographer Rick Wenner was recently sent to Wildwood, New Jersey, to shoot a peculiar event called "The Race of Gentlemen." It's a gathering of drag racers who speed across a beach on pre-war era hot rods and motorcycles -- the "perfect event for black-and-white photography," Wenner says.

Photographing a $2,500,000 Car with a $50,000 Camera

How would you go about photographing a $2.5 million car? That's the challenge photographer Richard Thompson faced last year when he was tasked with shooting the Pagani Huayra BC on the streets of New York. For this car, of which only 100 were produced, Thompson decided to use a Phase One XF 100MP medium format camera kit that costs over $50,000.

Sony Plans to Release a 150MP Medium Format Sensor in 2018

Sony recently updated their sensor roadmap for 2017 and 2018, and there's some exciting news for medium format shooters on it. Not only will cameras like the Fuji GFX and Hasselblad X1D get a 100MP option, Sony is also developing a 150MP sensor for larger cameras like the Phase One 100XF.

Phase One Unveils a Customized Keyboard for Capture One Pro Users

If you're a serious Capture One Pro user, the folks at Phase One have a real treat in store for you. It's called the Capture One Pro keyboard: a customized color-coded keyboard that brings 107 useful shortcuts to the surface and helps you turn your workflow up to 11.

Phase One Unveils Capture One Pro 10

Phase One today launched Capture One Pro 10, the latest version of the company's powerful raw conversion and photo editing software. It features interface improvements, behind-the-scenes tuning, and some new features.

100% Crops of 100MP Photographs of a 1 Million Dollar Hypercar

If you're going to photograph the Porche 918 Spider—a 1 million dollar hybrid named one of Top Gear's "greatest hypercars in the world" in 2015—you'd better bring an equally impressive image sensor. That's why automotive photographer Alex Bernstein came prepared with a PhaseOne IQ3 100MP medium format monster.

100% Crops of Photos from a 100MP Medium Format Camera

Phase One made a splash back some months back when it unveiled its 100-megapixel medium format camera system. To show the power of a 100MP medium format sensor, retoucher Pratik Naik has published a series of 100% crops from a recent shoot with the camera.

Video: The 100MP Phase One ALPA is a $56K… Royal Pain to Use

Despite rumors that Sony might release "the first mirrorless medium format camera," there is actually a medium format mirrorless camera already in existence. But you may not want to pick up the 100MP Phase One ALPA; it turns out it's a royal pain to actually... you know... use.

I Switched From Phase One to Nikon. Here’s Why.

Before I became a fashion photographer I worked as a retoucher and digital tech for other photographers. Full frame was still in its first or second generation, and from what I saw all the best fashion and advertising photographers were shooting digital medium format.

How We Created a Giant 60-Foot Photo of NYC with a 100MP Camera

My name is Brian Podnos, and my wife Donna and I run an architectural photography company called Donna Dotan Photography. We were recently commissioned to create a giant 60-foot photo of Citifield with New York City in the background at twilight. Here's a look at how we made the photo.

Phase One XF Feature Update #1 Adds Seismographic Vibration Delay and More

When Phase One announced its new XF camera system back in June, the goal was to unleash a new high-tech camera that can stay relevant long into the digital age. The company today announced the first firmware update that helps to fulfill that promise. It's a feature update that brings a number of exciting new features to the XF, including one called Seismographic Vibration Delay.

Phase One Launches Its New XF Camera System: New AF, Touch UI, and Modular VF

Phase One today unveiled its new XF Camera System, a major redesign of its digital imaging offerings. The system features "robust, aerial-grade mechanics, advanced electronics, a new autofocus platform, new modularity options, new software and customizable touch controls." Basically, Phase One wanted to craft a new system that can stay relevant long into the digital age.