Matthias Conrad: Cambo Actus in the Wild

How did you first fall in love with photography? Nature and landscapes have always played a big role in my life. I was born in the mid-1970s in a small town in Thuringia, on the edge of Hainich National Park, right in the middle of Germany, where I grew up very close to nature. Trips […]

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Cambo’s New Products for 2020

Here’s a quick look at the new products Cambo introduced in 2020. X-Shutter The X-Shutter is an electronic leaf shutter that can replace the traditional #0 copal shutter on several Schneider and Rodenstock lenses. The X-Shutter is only controlled by Phase One’s IQ4 infinity platform. Some of your existing lens panels with a Rodenstock or […]

Cambo & The Phase One X-Shutter

Cambo is pleased to announce the availability of the X-Shutter system for new or existing Schneider and Rodenstock Lenses. The X-Shutter is an electronic leaf shutter that can ONLY be controlled by Phase One’s IQ4 Infinity Platform. The S-Shutter was previously only available with lenses sold for the Phase One XT body, but now Cambo […]

New View, New You – Part Three: Lenses are forever.

This brings us to the second part of the view camera equation. Lenses.  Actus Camera Lenses Perspective Control – Selective Sharpness But why do lenses matter? Well, simply put, not all lenses are created equal. Generally speaking in recent photographic history, lenses are designed to work both with a single camera system as well as […]

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New View, New You – Part Two: Mirrors, Who Needs ‘Em?

Because of the innovation of mirrorless cameras the modern view camera has more opportunities to thrive than ever before. Using the Nikon Z series as an example, because of the change in design the flange focal distance– ( flange focal distance (FFD), is the distance from the mounting flange (the metal ring on the camera […]

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Benoit Malphettes: Concoctions of Emotions.

How did you discover your love for photography?I received a Brownie Kodak Camera when I was 10 years old, and loved taking walk in the streets or at a park and take pictures. From there, my Dad gave me a Retina Kodak, a real camera! It fascinated me as a child to play with the f/stops […]

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New View, New You – Part One: Why View Cameras Still Matter

When I say the words View Camera, I can imagine that you are envisioning one of two things: You either know and remember (and may even miss) the “old days” where you as the photographer were in complete control over your image, and the master of your domain. Or if you are of the more […]

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PCM and PCF – Cambo Precision Camera Tripod Heads

Building off the success of the PCH (Precision Control Head) launched in 2017, we are excited to announce the following two upcoming new members of the Cambo PC (Precision Control) tripod head family: The original Cambo PCH (Precision Control Gearhead) in action. The Cambo PCM tripod head combines the best parts of the PCH, in […]

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AC-795 – Actus Bayonet Kit for Fujifilm GFX100

Following the official introduction of the Fujifilm GFX100 on May 23rd, 2019 Cambo is pleased to announce a dedicated interface for mounting, and supporting this new flagship camera in the GFX line of products. As a result of the different body design compared to the Fujifilm GFX50 series, the bayonet holder for the GFX100 will […]

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AC-380/AC-381 – Cambo Actus Fine Gear Drive Upgrade

Shipping now, the AC-380 and AC-381 fine gear drives add yet another option for customers looking to get the most out of their existing Actus camera.  The new dual knob design allows for both standard and reduced gearing. Cambo Actus DB-II with AC-380 and AC-381 installed. This double gear knob kit for focus and tilt will […]

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