Tag Archives: lens

Zeiss quality on the cheap: Baby Primes!

Just receive this press release from kelvinkamera.com about their new product.

My career of digital cinematographer started long time ago (1983) and my first ambition was to have serious and creative optics on my analog video cameras. I convert so many lens to work with Betacam’s SP in tha way I was working before with my Bolexs and Arriflexs.

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SnapSort and LensHero to the rescue!

Being known as the camera guy, wherever I go, people ask me the same question:

Which camera should I buy?

Of course, they saw some of my pictures and don’t understand why theirs are not as good as mine. Their natural reaction is to blame the camera (of course), so they want to know more about my camera.…

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From the readers: Should I sell my Canon 24-105L4IS?

From the readers is a new category of articles I am working on. As a blogger, I get daily emails about what gear one should buy or how to do X thing. Since the answer to these questions is generally of public interest, I have decided to turn them into articles.…

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Focal length and perspective

This is a repost from my old blog. It was one of the most visited page and since I keep seeing people asking the same question over and over again, I think it would be a good idea to forward them here.…

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Custom Function: Autofocus Micro adjustment

Unless you are very lucky, you have probably noticed that not all your lenses focus perfectly every time. Some might focus a little bit in front of the subject, others a bit behind it. These issues appear mostly when using a long and wide aperture lens such as the 50mm 1.8 (or 1.4) where the depth of field is less than 1cm.…

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