Phase One Ups with Achromatic Ante with 100MP IQ3 Digital Back

A couple weeks back Phase One revealed the IQ3 Achromatic, a black-and-white medium format digital back with a 101MP 53.4 x 40.1 mm CMOS sensor that forgoes the use of a Bayer color filter and infrared cutoff filter for true achromatic imaging. This may seem unusual, especially for a company that boasts outstanding 16-bit color… Read More

My Favorite NAB Announcement: DaVinci Resolve 14

Blackmagic Design has just announced what it calls “the biggest release in the history of” DaVinci Resolve. And after reading through some of the major changes, including the integration of Fairlight audio technology, I totally understand how they are making that claim about Resolve 14. This is looking to be my personal favorite announcement of NAB 2017. Read More

True Professional Mirrorless: the Sony α9

The Sony α9 may be the most important camera of the year with its groundbreaking stacked image sensor, specs to drool over, and the backing of the most innovative camera company around today, but will it live up to the hype? After the original α7 series had some serious flaws it is hard to believe that the α9 will make it through reviews completely unscathed. Read More