Why Medium Format Is So Gorgeous (It's About More Than Resolution)

One of the biggest reasons to shoot film nowadays is medium format, an option that yields gorgeous results but whose digital counterpart is wildly expensive. It's well known that medium format offers an increase in resolution and print size, but there are other advantages that make it a unique tool in a photographer's… » 7/11/14 5:40pm 7/11/14 5:40pm

Photos of Movie Theaters Show the Former Grandeur of Cinema

Your garden-variety multiplex probably resembles a concrete box with interiors sporting giant movie ads and sterile seating areas. But there are still a number of surviving theaters that show off the glamour and scope of cinema in its heyday. Photographer Franck Bohbot's recent series documents just that. » 2/05/14 10:39am 2/05/14 10:39am

Leica Leaks Out New High-End S System With 37MP, Almost-Medium-Format…

Leica's been busy lately, on the fetishistic high-end as always; their ultra-fast f/0.95 Noctilux lens wowed us » 9/22/08 1:20pm 9/22/08 1:20pm a few weeks back, the new and also hit, and now they've expanded their digital range to include the S-series ultra high-res DSLR. Aimed at studio pros who would have been medium-format shooters in the…

Phase One P65+ is First Full-Frame Medium Format Photo Sensor, Packs a…

Last week Hasselblad was holding down the largest-sensor-available title with its 50MP H3DII-50, but now Phase One's P65+ digital back matches the size of a standard piece of 645 film at 40.4 X 54.9mm-a first for digital sensors-for a final resolution of 65 megapixels. But if you're guessing it'll cost you, you… » 7/14/08 10:03am 7/14/08 10:03am