Replay: You can't go far without understanding the relationship between sensors, lenses and depth of field, only it's slightly more complicated than you might have thought!. Phil Rhodes makes it understandable.

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

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

Black is the new black

Published in Technology & Computing

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

Vintage lenses for large-sensor cameras - Part 2

Published in Production

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

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.

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

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

Published in Production

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

Is the standard lens just a myth?

Published in Production

Roland Denning on what exactly is meant when we say a lens is 'standard' and why that meaning may be rather more fluid than many would like to admit.

Why lenses still matter (and still cost money)

Published in Production

One of the things noticeable at IBC is that good glass is still stubbornly resisting commoditisation and is as important as ever.

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