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has introduced two new digital scan back cameras in its SuperModel line: the Super6K-2 and Super8K-2, both featuring Kodak's new trilinear CCD sensors. The new models allow high-res images to be captured with half the lighting, a potential savings of thousands of dollars. Greater CCD sensitivity also facilitates use of the scan backs for architectural interiors and exteriors, and furniture and automobiles in large-ad sets.
Manufacturer: Better Light, Inc.

introduces three new high-performance lenses: the Macro-Planar T* 4/120mm, Sonnar T* 4/180mm, and Sonnar Superachromat 5.6/250mm, with a CFE barrel design. CFE lenses use the integral leaf shutter, providing shutter and flash sync speeds up to 1/500 second on all 500 series cameras. The lenses also include databus connections, making them fully compatible with the metering system of 200 series cameras.
Manufacturer: Hasselblad
has begun shipment of the all-new Leaf C-Most digital camera back. The camera back integrates the Leaf C-Most sensor with over 6 million pixels and has the physical size of a medium-format film back. The C-Most-which captures 14 bits per channel with files sizes of up to 39MB-currently supports the entire line of Hasselblad cameras, Mamiya 645AFD, and Mamiya RZ67 Pro II. Support is planned for Bronica ETRS & SQ-A, Contax 645AF, Fujifilm GX680III, Mamiya 645 ProTL, and a Universal Graflok Interface for view cameras.
Manufacturer: Leaf America
announces the X-Port Expandable Portfolio, a novel carrying case that opens wide at the top and expands six inches, making it easy to insert and remove photo materials. The X-Port expands to fit several framed prints, boxes, or presentation books, and collapses to hold matted prints. The portfolio closes with a flap over the top and features a leather handgrip, adjustable shoulder strap, business card holder, and two inside pockets.
Manufacturer: RT Innovations, Inc.
invites you to choose a conventional wired connection by attaching its QF25 TTL adapter between the Mamiya 645AFD and any Qflash model or to go wireless using a FreeWire Digital Transceiver (FW10) and FW65 TTL adapter connected to the Mamiya. Connect any number of remote FreeWire/Qflash units for single or multi-flash coordinated wireless TTL. For either setup, choose a flash TTL mode on the Mamiya 645AFD, dial in any flash compensation, and the camera will direct the flash to turn on/off for your desired setting.
Manufacturer: Quantum Instruments, Inc.