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Sigma surprised a few people when they announced their new 18-35mm zoom lens with a constant f/1.8  aperture back in April. Now they've surprised a few more by announcing the price - $799

Erik Vlietinck tries out the lens correction in this major new update with a GoPro camera

We're giving a lot of space to the Digital Bolex project because it's genuinely different and original. And the news keeps coming, and it's getting weirder, but still plausible. In fact there are such dramatic ideas coming from the little Kickstarter company that you have to begin to wonder how much it's going to change the world of video

Five myths and fibs about lenses

Published in Production

Contributing writer Roland Denning debunks some commonly-held misconceptions about lenses that have led fledgling shooters astray.

Buyer Beware!

Published in Business

I recently encountered a thread on one of my favourite forums in which someone was asking for opinions on a Canon EOS-60D package he'd seen on ebay. This package included the 60D body and extras including three lenses including a battery, charger, flash cards, various filters and diopters, cleaning kit, tripod, and more. All of this was neatly photographed and posted for sale on Ebay by a vendor we'll call, in order to protect the guilty, Pretty Cheap Digital, based in New York

The Opposite of Precision

Published in Technology & Computing

Who needs lens adaptors?

Tokina NEW 11-16mm CINE lens: Is it worth it?

Published in Production

Lens manufacturer Tokina is set to release a CINE version of its popular 11-16mm lens for APS-C and other crop sensor cams. But do the changes justify such an inflated price?

Black is the new black

Published in Technology & Computing

A new nano material promises to transform camera, lens and display technology

The crop factor controversy

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes shares his view on the use of "crop factor" to discuss focal lengths and the complications it can cause

The conventional view is that cameras that allow you to work with multiple lenses are always better. Barry Braverman disagrees.

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