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The IQ 260 Comes Through

Shot in Stokksnes, Iceland IQ 260, 9 image stitch

Shot in Stokksnes, Iceland IQ 260, 9 image stitch

It’s been an interesting week in Iceland as I shoot with the IQ260 and put it through its paces.  It handled long exposure super well, it is easy to shoot it from the iPad and it makes great images.  The image above was made with the IQ260 and 9 images stitched together.  I used the 55mm LS lens to shoot the individual source images and then stitched in Photoshop.  Because there was little color in the image I thought it looked great in B&W.  You really must see the detail in the full size image to truly appreciate what this camera and back are capable of.  Remember the NEW IQ260 will be at all PODAS workshops.  Join us and give it a try.

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Announcing The PODAS Winner

Tara Hartnett - PODAS Workshop WinnerAt the PhotoPlus Expo recently held in NYC, we ran a special promotion where anyone purchasing a version of Capture One would be eligible for a fully paid tutiton to a PODAS (Phase One Digital Artist Series) workshop.

We are happy to announce the winner of a PODAS workshop:

Tara Hartnett from Whitefield, New Hampshire.

We look forward to welcoming Tara to one of our PODAS workshops in 2011.

PODAS will be hosting a series of workshops in 2011 held around the world where photographers can attend to learn more about medium format – high resolution photography. These workshops are all-inclusive and includes everything except transportation fees to get there. Each attendee is provided a Phase One P 65+ digital camera system during the workshop.

At this moment we are finalizing our exotic destinations for 2011. Stay updated from the links below.

We hope to see you to one of our PODAS workshops this year!

Tara Hartnett is the Studio Manager for Garnett Hill Inc. and has been involved in the company’s creative department for the past seven years. She works closely with photographers, and pre-press departments to be sure they continually stay on top of the ever-changing technology and produce the best photographs possible.

Tara spends much of her time enjoying the outdoors. A passion for photography has lead to a desire to continually seek a new perspective through the lens. Whether it be on the open water or on a mountain top, the adventure of new visions brings joy and thrill to each day.

Tara currently shoots with a Canon Digital DSLR, Twin lens Reflex and plastic cameras.


PODAS Web Site Goes Live

Phase One has announced and launched its Phase One PODAS workshop web site today.  There are 5 great workshops this year in different parts of the world.  Our goal is to provide you with the finest workshop you’ll ever attend.  You don’t get just one workshop leader, you get four.  Four of the most talented photographers in our industry sharing their varied knowledge with you.  We provide the best of classroom teaching with the best small group and instructor ratio photo excursions there are.  Now throw in everything from room, food, beverages, ground transportation from and to the airport as well as during the workshop, 2 -30×40 inch prints, your own camera bag and best of all a PHASE ONE Camera system with a P65+ back to use during the workshop.  This is your chance to step out and up to the finest image quality and photography of your life.  Check it out at http://www.phaseone.com/PODAS/Info/Intro.aspx


Opening Night Slide Show

PODAS has officially kicked off today.  Through out the day Phase One team members shuttled attendees in from Las Vegas airport.  This went extremely well and all the flights and attendees made it without delay.  After a cocktail reception from 5 – 6 PM, an opening program was presented.  The evening kicked off with a multi-media presentation of photographs around Death Valley.  This was followed by the distribution of camera systems to the attendees.  Michael Reichmann capped the evening with a presentation to excite everyone about seeing things photographically.  Below is the opening slide show.  Check back soon for photos of opening night.  For now it is off to bed as we leave at 4:45 AM for sunrise shots.