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60 Megapixels Of Glory – Shooting With The Phase One IQ160

Say hello to my new friend

I am excited and proud to announce I have a new partnership with the makers of one of the finest digital camera systems and capture software in the world, Phase One, and my favorite photography plug-ins by Nik Software. Digital Transitions and Phase One have provided me with a brand new Phase One body with 60 Megapixel IQ160 digital back with its incredible and intuitive touch screen control system to play with for awhile.

I will get into more details after I can do a full review, BUT I can say that this camera and associated capture software (Capture One) are literally changing the way I shoot. It’s incredible. Sure, its nice to have a lot of resolution, but aside from that there’s the unbelievable high flash sync speed (up to 1/1600!!), incredible depth and clarity with the medium format sensor (no DSLR can touch), 12.5 f-stops of dynamic range!!, etc etc etc. You have to see the images to believe, which I will share with you in future posts. Stay tuned for some pictures and video as the summer progresses!

Trying the Phase One out on my photoshoot with 50 Cent in New York City
Band promo shoot with the rock band 3 Doors Down and the Phase One