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The Leaf AFi 10 is a new 56 megapixel medium format camera system. The new 56x36mm Leaf TWF sensor delivers 56 megapixel resolution across the entire width of the Leaf AFi 10’s 6x6 sensor area. Together with the new Leaf ‘Verto’ technology, the TWF sensor can be rotated internally, allowing you to take photos in both landscape and portrait orientations. The Leaf AFi 10 will cost £21,995 ex VAT and be available in Q4 2008.
Peartree Press Release
Leaf Announce 56 Megapixel Camera
Leaf AFi 10 with 56 megapixels and new sensor rotation technology
London, 29th July 2008 – Peartree is delighted to announce the release of the Leaf AFi 10 medium format camera system. The True Wide Frame (TWF) 56x36 mm, 56 megapixel digital imaging sensor in the new Leaf AFi 10 camera system takes you to the edge of the medium-format frame. With best-of-class Schneider lenses, the Leaf AFi system can fully realise the power of 56 megapixels, delivering images of unsurpassed quality. Together with the new Leaf ‘Verto’ technology, the TWF sensor can be rotated internally, giving you the control and flexibility to shoot the way you want to.
‘True Wide Frame’ (TWF) sensor
The new Leaf TWF sensor restores lenses to their full angle of view. Together with DALSA Corporation, Leaf designed the exclusive new 56x36 mm TWF sensor to deliver 56 megapixel resolution across the entire width of the Leaf AFi 10’s 6x6 sensor area. TWF sensor technology in the Leaf AFi 10 imaging module and Aptus 10 camera back is also compatible with over 80 large-format cameras, maximising their capture area.
Leaf Verto internal sensor rotation
Leaf Verto internal sensor rotation technology means no more turning the camera, or even the imaging module with the Leaf AFi 10. With one finger you can flip the sensor from landscape to portrait and back, giving you the power to quickly capture 56mm resolution in both landscape and portrait orientations.
CCD Size 56 x 36mm
Pixel Size (micron) 6 x 6
Resolution 56 MP
Active Pixels 9288 x 6000
Capture Time 1 frame/sec
Exposure Time Up to 1 minute
Light Sensitivity (ISO) 50-800
File Size 114MB (MOS), 171MB (RGB TIF 8 bit)
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Both our sales and rental services are based on the very best technology, providing professional photographers throughout the UK a complete digital solution. We understand that moving into the digital world can be expensive, so our rental service gives you an opportunity to use the very latest equipment with complete support, ensuring the quality is second to none. Should you wish to buy, we can offer excellent advice and comprehensive after-sales care. Our product range covers everything a photographer needs to conduct a high profile photo shoot with top brands such as Leaf. For more information visit http://www.peartreephoto.com
About Leaf: A History of Innovation
Since introducing the world’s first digital camera back in 1992, Leaf has been recognized as a worldwide leader in the professional photography market. With extensive knowledge in image processing, color management and file conversion technology, Leaf has become the preferred digital equipment supplier for the world’s leading professional photographers. Leaf Capture workflow software enhances productivity, while allowing today’s professionals to get the perfect shot. The Leaf Aptus/AFi family is the latest in a series of award inning digital camera backs offering images of the highest quality, richest shadows, clearest highlights, and with brilliant sharpness. The product range now expands with the Leaf AFi medium format digital camera system. For more information visit http://www.leaf-photography.com