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The crop factor controversy

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

The Opposite of Precision

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Who needs lens adaptors?

Phil Rhodes looks at if Samyang's Lenses will be able to compete with in a market with an unbelievable price - eight to twenty times lower than the competition!

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

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

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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?

Perfect lenses are coming soon - but would we want them?

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One day — soon — it may be possible to take almost perfect photos and videos with less-than-perfect lenses

Black is the new black

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

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

Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 2

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In part 2 of this fantasticly detailed article, Ulrich Plank advises what to look for, and what to look out for!

This holiday we're re-running some of our most popular articles, in case you didn't see them the first time. Today: One day — soon — it may be possible to take almost perfect photos and videos with less-than-perfect lenses.

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