Last time, we discussed some of the technical concerns of lens selection and the issues of compatibility with sensors of various configurations and sizes. In this part, we'll look at the effects sensor size has on photography and the engineering compromises behind lenses and sensors

Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 2

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Here's another chance to read part 2 of this beautifully detailed article on selecting a vintage lens for your large-sensor camera

Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 1

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RedShark's 12 Days of Christmas Replays: Uli Plank shows us how to look for lenses up to 50 years old, and use them with our modern, large-sensor cameras. 

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

New Canon Cinema EOS System Lenses

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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

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

New Canon 2/3" zoom lens with "Shuttle Shot"

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Canon has today released a new high performance 2/3" "HD" lens aimed at wedding and corporate videos, as well as educational and documentary use

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

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

Buyer Beware!

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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

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