Sony Announces Compact PXW-FS5 4k camera


Sony is expanding its line of large sensor 4K technologies with the PXW-FS5 compact Super 35mm camcorder. The new model rounds out Sony’s line of 4K professional cameras, filling an important niche between cameras like Sony’s PXW-FS7 and the NEX-FS700, or complementing Sony’s new consumer α7R II and α7S II models. The PXW-FS5 is ergonomically … Continue

Broncolor Lighting Master Class


  Join broncolor photographer Urs Recher for an all day master class on studio lighting and light shapers. For over a decade, Recher has served as head photographer and consultant at broncolor Switzerland, playing a pivotal role in the products, content, and imagery of the company. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Take this opportunity to learn … Continue

Phase One XF Camera Launch Event


Introducing the new CF Camera System Join us to see the lunch of the new XF Camera System. The XF Camera system features key design changes to each of the core elements in a modern camera system, vastly improving performance and reliability. This includes lens performance, sensor performance, body mechanics and electronics, autofocus system, … Continue

Phase One XF IQ3 Camera System

Phase One XF Camera System

XF Camera System and IQ3 Digital Backs Register to attend one of our XF Camera rollout events! The XF Camera System is designed around a new modular camera body, taking medium format camerasystems into the next decade.  The new XF Camera System is a fundamental re-design of all core elements in a modern camera system, including lenses, imaging … Continue

Phase One Certified Professional Training at Dodd Camera

Phase One Capture One Training

Dodd Camera and Phase One are pleased to present The Phase One Certified Professional Training Program. The Phase One Certified Professional Training Program is designed to give working digital techs the training and skills they need to confidently work with Phase One software and cameras on the most demanding of jobs. It is an advanced course … Continue

Reasons to Love Sony FS7, FS700 and The Odyssey Recorder


Digital Cinema Cameras have entirely changed the landscape of how moving images are captured today. Directors, cinematographers, and even amature filmakers have never had more tools to craft beautiful imagery. The Sony FS7 is another incredible addition to their existing line of FS Series Camcorders. The current line up of Digital Cinema … Continue

Profoto B2 Open House at Dodd Camera

Profoto B2 Air TTL

Dodd Camera Chicago is excited to host an open house featuring the Profoto Off-Camera Flash System including hands on with the Profoto B1 and the incredible New Profoto B2. Please note a change in venue... The event will now be held at The Locallective Loft located at 1257 N. Milwaukee Ave. 2nd Floor, Chicago IL 60622 on Thursday, April 23rd. … Continue

Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG HSM A lens review

Sigma 35mm ART

In the wake of Canon’s 50.6 megapixel 5DS / 5Ds R introduction and the well established Nikon D800/ D810 it has become obvious that the high megapixel 35mm DSLR is here to stay.  In addition to exceptional resolution, which presents artistic and design opportunities only previously known to the medium format shooter, greater resolution increases … Continue

Hands on with the new Profoto B2 Off-Camera Flash system


This January I was invited, along with forty other venders, to join Profoto in Puerto Rico for an introduction and training on the new B2 lighting system. The B2, like the B1, is a portable TTL enabled studio lighting system. My first impression was how small both the battery/control pack and head were. About a pound each, they were very … Continue

Phase One/Mamiya Leaf Demo Day

Phase One IQ280

Stop in and get your hands on an IQ2 or Credo camera system in Columbus and Cincinnati. Capture One Pro 8 training Phase One and Mamiya Leaf representative, Francis Westfield, will be on hand to demonstrate setting up a tethered shooting session using a professional model. He will also provide tips and tricks on how to optimize your on-set … Continue