May 1. 2012 08:25
Total Control from Capture-to-Delivery
The new Leaf Credo lets you shoot anywhere.
Featuring a high resolution 1.15 MP, 3.2” touch screen, Leaf Credo enables you to view, inspect and edit your images under all kinds of challenging lighting conditions, both in-studio and outdoors. Its powerful processor allows you to verify fine details instantly with excellent color rendition and tonal gradations with 16 million colors.
The touch screen's wide format aspect ratio allows plenty of space for histograms, highlight warnings and to display EXIF data right next to the image.
Its touch screen is extended and covers a larger area beyond the LCD, giving a new innovative handling experience, which enables precise control without touching the actual display area.
The Leaf Credo series of digital camera backs deliver legendary Leaf image quality along with speed and versatility that are second to none.
Available in 80, 60 and 40MP versions.
The Leaf Credo 80 offers the best price-performance ratio of any 80 MP single-shot capture device, allowing you to take your photography further by capturing the highest quality, single- shot images possible. The sensor provides the ability to record the finest detail, eliminating the need to use cumbersome multi-shot solutions.
Click here for more information on the Leaf Credo.
Click here to book a hands-on demonstration or to learn about upgrade offers.
September 27. 2011 06:58
Leaf Capture Version 11.5.2 is now available.
Key features: New user interface and firmware update for Mamiya DM digital backs.
July 19. 2011 08:37
Improved languages support for the new graphic user interface introduced in Leaf Capture 11.5.
New user interface and firmware update for AFi-II and AFi backs.
Communication issue with some Aptus-II backs is solved.
Power source selection added to AFi-II 12.
Download Leaf Capture 11.5.1 >>
Leaf Capture v. 11.5.1 is compatible with 64 bit Intel-based Macs.
Please see the Technical Bulletin for how to determine if your Mac has a 64 bit processor.
Leaf Aptus-II 12R, 12, 10R, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5
Leaf Aptus 75, 65, 22, 17
Leaf Aptus 75S, 65S, 54S
Leaf AFi-II 12, 10, 7, 6
Leaf AFi 7, 6, 5
Mamiya DM56, DM40, DM33, DM28, DM22
Minimum System Requirements
||Intel based Mac
||Intel Dual Core Xeon
|| 1.83 GHz
|| 2 GB
|| Mac OSX version 10.5
Recommended system specifications for high resolution backs
||Intel based Mac
||Intel Quad Core Xeon
|| 2.8 GHz
|| 4 GB or more
|| Mac OSX version 10.6
May 23. 2011 09:33
Leaf is happy to announce that Leaf Capture 11.5 featuring new Leaf GUI (Graphic User Interface) for Aptus-II digital backs, support for lens calibration when shooting to CF card and new firmware updates that accelerate start-up time by up to 50% and speed-up zoom by up to 30% is now available for download.
Leaf Capture 11.5 brings the new Leaf GUI to all models in the Leaf Aptus-II series including Leaf’s latest product, the Leaf Aptus-II 12 80 megapixel digital back.
The new Leaf GUI is more intuitive and user-friendly. Designed with the needs of professional photographers in mind, it offers improved workflow processes and quicker access to important tools through its new menu - favorite settings. The new Leaf GUI’s outdoor theme makes exterior shooting much easier by improving visibility in high glare and reflection situations.
Leaf Capture 11.5 extends the existing Leaf Capture automatic lens calibration feature from tethered mode to enable its use while shooting on the go. Lens calibration files fix effects like lens fall-off and color casts which can appear when shooting with wide angle lenses.
• Download and read more on Leaf Capture 11.5
• Download Leaf Capture 11.5 Release Notes
February 21. 2011 08:38
I just found thi sinteresting little story from Advertising Age.
Sears Riles Shops With Demand: We Will Own Your Ad-Pitch Idea
Calling the Practice 'Unreasonable,' 4A's Prevails Upon Consultant SRI to Intervene
Who would turn down the opportunity to work on an iconic retail brand that spent nearly $500 million last year and ranked No. 22 among all U.S. megabrands in 2009? How about Omnicom Group's DDB Worldwide and TBWA Worldwide; Interpublic Group of Cos.' Deutsch; and Publicis Groupe's Leo Burnett Worldwide, all of which are snubbing Sears, Roebuck & Co.
The reason is simple: Sears is demanding that participants relinquish ownership of materials and ideas they present during the review -- even if they don't win the business. That demand is so unpalatable that agencies are opting out -- and Sears stands to lose out, unless an enterprising agency can convince it to waive the requirement specifically for them.
While such provisions have popped up over the years, the one attached to the Sears review stands out because of its scope. "I have not seen language this broad," said Tim Finneran, exec VP-agency management services at the 4A's. "From time to time clients will suggest that they want the rights to use ideas. But the wording in this case is so broad that it is outside the norm. Here is a client saying to agencies, 'It's all ours whether we hire you or not.'
Read the original story here: http://adage.com/agencynews/article?article_id=148998
February 16. 2011 14:56
Leaf Capture 11.4.5 Now Available
Please be informed that Leaf Capture Version 11.4.5 is now available.
Leaf Capture 11.4.5 features tethered and portable support for Leaf SensorFlex technology on Leaf Aptus-II 12, Leaf Aptus-II 12R and the Leaf Aptus-II 12 for AFi/HY6 digital backs.
The release of this key feature means that when shooting tethered or to CF memory cards, Aptus-II 12, Aptus-II 12R and Aptus-II 12 for AFi/HY6 users will now be able to choose their cropping dimensions from a range of standard pre-set formats before the shooting even begins. Leaf SensorFlex enables photographers to choose the dimensions, capture speeds, burst lengths and file sizes that are most suited to their work.
Leaf SensorFlex technology enables all Leaf Aptus-II 12 users a range of cropping sizes that includes:
• Full size - 80MP (10320 x 7752 pixels)
• 4:3 - 60MP (8952 x 6712 pixels)
• 14:9 - 60MP (9856 x 6088 pixels)
• 1:1 - 60MP (7752 x 7752 pixels)
The new version also enables support for the Aptus-II 12 for AFi/HY6 digital backs.
• Download Leaf Capture 11.4.5
• Download Le af Capture 11.4.5 Release Notes
February 15. 2011 11:11
Manfrotto presents the new line of Kata bags
February 15. 2011 10:32
Ryan from K5600 talks to us about the K5600 Joker Bug series of Daylight balanced HMI's
February 15. 2011 10:27
K5600 shows us the Multi bug adapter.
February 15. 2011 10:23
K5600 shows us the Mutli Bug adapter.