Jay Holben was a cinematographer for more than a decade working in features, documentary, commercials and television. He is a faculty instructor for the Global Cinematography Institute and the co-chair of the American Society of Cinematographers Technology Committee Lens Subcommittee. He is the author of A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting On (Almost) No Budget and Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematographic Trenches. He is currently an independent producer and director living in Los Angeles. www.jayholben.com
Eviscerating optics. People get very fixated on lenses: certainly they’re probably the single area of broadcast kit that has held its value the most during the Great Move to Digital. Perhaps that’s why Matthew Duclos’ new series of lens teardown videos, 'Lens Guts', is quite so compelling.
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