Today I put the PhaseOne P65 digital back on my Hasselblad 903 SWC Superwide camera in an old (1994) Peterson////Gates H38 housing that Elwyn Gates and I developed for Hasselbald. With the disappearance of film as a popular exposure medium I decided to modify the underwater housing to fit the PhaseOne digital backs. They are truly an amazing instrument. The images are recorded in 24bit and have a dynamic range of about 14 stops. They give so much real estate to work with that cropping is never a problem for degrading the image. The 38mm Bigon lens on the 903SWC is so sharp it gives very stunning resolution to the image. The focus range is 3 inches to infinity underwater. I have been using the Canon 5DMK2 and the 7D and the 1DsMk3 but the images coming from this 903 separates the men from the boys in dynamic imaging. I took these images of Amy and her daughter Cassidy in their pool. As you can see Amy is very pregnant and due for delivery soon. I am building a web site to show case these images taken with the PhaseOne cameras and backs. www.phaseoneunderwater.com. It should be up in a few days.
BEHIND THE STORM
(1) 2 weeks ago
March 4th, 2018. Just after the storm passed over the Sierra Nevada mountains Mike Uriell and I departed San Diego at 1 am in the rain to get to the Alabama Hills in Owens Valley and arrive for the sunrise...
2018 WINTER WAVES
(0) 2 months ago
After a Summer and Fall with very small waves to no surf at all, a few winter storms have pushed into the central and southern coast of California. The low tides have been fun to explore the reefs but the...
SUMMER POOL PHOTOS
(6) 5 months ago
Jana Craciunescu with inverted splits
Getting started with the swimming pool photography sessions got a late start this year. One of the photographers was working in Lake Tahoe until the end of the summer, I was very busy...
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
(0) 1 year ago
Wreaths Across America at Fort Rosecrans on Point Loma, San Diego, California
December 17th 2016. Hai Nguyen and I went there today to honor those who we served with in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. So many people showed up it...