Digital photography cameras, which one to buy.

As portrait studios go digital portrait photographers face the choice of which digital camera system to chose. It's no longer "whether" to go digital, but how quickly and which brand and technology? PhaseOne? Foveon? Leaf C-MOST ? Sinarcam? Jobo, Rollei, Imacon Carnival?

When you are about to spend $15,000 to $25,000 on the camera, and may need other digital accessories, you don't want to make a mistake.

Obviously the individual camera companies don't admit the downsides of their products. So you might want to get ahold of Nicholas Hellmuth's report on digital camera systems.

FLAAR is a non-profit photo archive headquartered at a university. We do not get commissions from sales of one brand over another. FLAAR does not own stock in any photography company.

Just fine the Inquiry Form via the Contact page, and you can get the fully illustrated report in easy to download Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

BGSU students testing the elinchrom lights sample picture of took with the Elinchrome Lights
Student of BGSU using the FLAAR digital photography studio. Sample picture took with the Elinchrome lights by students at BGSU.

last updated August 12, 2001.
Design updated June 26, 2008.