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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WRE-2138 & WRA-2138 – Lenspanels for WRS Cameras

The WRE-2138 and WRA-2138 Float Lens panels are lenses dedicated to the use with Digital Backs. Both feature a Rodenstock 6,5/138 HR-Float Digaron lens with Rodenstock eShutter-250 (or Rodenstock Aperture Only Mount in the case of the WRA-2138). This very special lens design is mounted in a helical focussing mount, which drives a floating element […]

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Cambo Factory Tour 2019 – Event Roundup

Pim, and our team of adventurers ready to set out for a day of shooting. When we set out to create what would become the 2019 Cambo Factory tour late in 2018 we sat and tried to create an event that both was visually interesting as well as something that would be stimulating for a […]

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The End of the Copal Shutter 1946-2019

The End of the Copal Shutter Era

In 2013 the announcement was made that no more Copal shutters were going to be produced, which was a shock to large format photographers worldwide. Over the last six years the stock of existing shutters has been at a high enough level that Photographers were still able to get their hands on these essential lens […]

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Perspective Control – John Gregor

The following blog post first appeared on the Cold Snap Photography blog and is re-posted here with permission from the author John Gregor. Perspective Control In Camera Cambo Actus-Mini Perspective Control Camera What is perspective control? How can you achieve perspective control in your images? In this article I will discuss the concept of perspective control […]

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