All posts tagged: XT IQ4 150MP Camera System

Extraordinary experiences: Photography as a practice of self-growth

Hong Zuo is a Chinese-American landscape photographer living between Boston and Beijing. After a chance encounter with photography on a hiking trip, Hong fell in love with what is now her favorite medium for self-expression, as well as a practice that helps her keep a healthy mind and body.   I don’t consider myself a professional photographer, although I am a passionate one. In fact, I have a career in accounting. Still, photography is not just a hobby for me, it’s a way of life – my way of evolving as a person. And I take it quite seriously as well. So far, I’ve published a best-selling Landscape Photography Album, I’ve exhibited my work in many cities, either in solo exhibitions or as part of international photo exhibitions, and I’ve been lucky to sign with the best photo agencies in China. In 2017, I was also honoured to receive the “Excellent Photographer Award” in the Pingyao International Photography Festival, the largest photo exhibition in China. Back in 2002, I had some serious health issues that …

Casting a new light on landscape photography

This month we launched a brand new camera system, one designed for photographers whose passion take them far and wide, to distant and spectacular places. The Phase One XT was created to be brought along on long trails and off-road scouting expeditions, just the kind that Reuben Wu, the newest Phase One Ambassador, likes to venture on. So we gave him an XT Camera System and sent him off to Bolivia, to capture its beauty in a light only he knows how to cast.   Capturing the beauty close to us Hi, I’m Reuben. People often describe my photography as “otherworldly”, and say the landscapes I capture don’t appear to be from this planet, but what I’m trying to show are truly “worldly” images of places close to us. We’ve been exploring other planets but have yet to see anything as extraordinary as the landscapes we have right here on Earth. So what I want to do through my photography is to renew people’s perspective of our own planet, to make the familiar appear new …