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4K lenses. What does that even mean?

Published in Technology

When it comes to dedicated lenses and 4k, lots of people have an opinion. One that’s probably worth listening to more than most, however, is that of Cooke Optics chairman, Les Zellan, who tells Andy Stout that he’s not impressed

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 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

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

Published in Technology

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

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

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

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?

New Canon Cinema EOS System Lenses

Published in Production

Canon has released two new lenses to for its growing Cinema EOS System. The CN-E 14mm T3.1 L F and the CN-E 135mm T2.2 L F are aimed at a wide range of uses "from low to high-end", according to the lens and camera manufacturer

Black is the new black

Published in Technology

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

Mocha Pro 3.1: Free update includes lens distortion correction

Published in Post

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

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