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Tag Archives: lens
Samyang launches 50mm Cine Lens
At long last Samyang have filled the gap in their vDSLR lens line up! It was crazy not to have a 50mm lens. Finally they are launching a 50mm T1.5 lens with pitch gears etc. This lens will be available … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged lens, lenses, samyang, vdslr 2 Comments
Scheider Xenon FF Prime Lenses.
When you think of cine lenses then there are several brands that immediately come to mind. Zeiss, Arri, Cooke and Angenieux are probably the most familiar names but there are many others too. One brand I have been looking at … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged A7s, Alpha, lens, Review, schneider, test, xenon, xenon ff 2 Comments
Quick test of the CommLite EF to NEX lens adapter. CN-EF-NEX
My old Metabones MK1 adapter is not suitable for full frame lenses on the new Sony A7s. So in anticipation of the arrival of my A7s I ordered a cheap CommLite full frame autofocus ready adapter on ebay. This adapter … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged A7r, A7s, adapter, Canon to Sony, CN-EF-NEX, CommLite, EF, EF to Sony, lens, lens adapter, NEX, NEX5N 8 Comments
What causes CA or Purple and Blue fringes in my videos?
Blue and purple fringes around edges in photos and videos are nothing new. Its a problem we have always had. telescopes and binoculars can also suffer. It’s normally called chromatic aberration or CA. When we were all shooting in standard … Continue reading
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Alphatron ProPull mini follow focus.
Over the years I’ve used many different follow focus units. Some better than others, but the majority of them a similar size. I recently got one of the new compact Alphatron Pro-Pull follow focusses to play with. The first and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged focus, follow, lens, minpull, Review Leave a comment
HD lenses for 1/2″ Cameras like the EX3, PMW-320 and new PMW-300.
Some people are struggling with lens options for the Sony half inch interchangeable lens cameras. Many try to use 2/3″ lenses via the ACM-21 with disappointing results. Lenses are designed to meet certain criterion. The lenses for the PMW-EX3 and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged EX3, lens, lenses, PMW-300, PMW-320 10 Comments
How big a compromise is using a DSLR zoom on a 4K camera?
This came up as a question in response to the post about my prototype lens adapter. The adapter is based around an electronic Canon EF mount and the question was, what do I think about DSLR zooms? There is a … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged 4k, dslr, lens, lenses, PL, prime, zoom 4 Comments
Video overview of MTF Services B4 2/3″ to super35mm adapter.
In this video I take a look at the MTF Services (http://www.lensadapter.com) B4 2/3″ to super35 mm lens adapter. This adapter allows you to use a conventional 2/3″ ENG zoom lens on most video capable cameras that have a Super35 … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged adapter, F3, FS100, FS700, lens, video 25 Comments
Triad PL to E-Mount Adapter. A PL adapter for the FS100 and FS700.
A little while back I was loaned a Triad PL to E-Mount adapter for review. E-Mount is the Sony mount used on the NEX-FS100, NEX-FS700 as well as The VG10, VG20 and NEX stills cameras. While more and more E-Mount … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged adapter, lens, mount, PL, triad 2 Comments