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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

A GoPro anamorphic lens adaptor for $199!

Published in Production

Now you can have cinematic widescreen with the GoPro Hero - ready to go with your new 21:9 television!

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!

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 Opposite of Precision

Published in Technology & Computing

Who needs lens adaptors?

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

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

4K lenses. What does that even mean?

Published in Technology & Computing

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

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

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.

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