» Posts Tagged ‘lenses’

28Apr Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Micro Four Thirds Lens?

As I continue to research micro 4/3 lens options I was surprised to find that the Sigma 30mm f1.4 lens comes in a micro 4/3 mount. The 30mm f1.4 lens was original designed for APS-C size sensors cameras. It’s a great little lens for the price but it is a little soft in the corners and produces […]

01Apr Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8 vs Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 flicker test

First, sorry for my lack of enthusiasm in this video, I filmed this right after a 12 hour shoot that sucked the life out of me. Still after all of the debate I really wanted to find out more about the aperture flicker many of you were reporting. I’ve watched the test clips a number […]

19Mar Preparing for the Panasonic GH4 – Lenses

As I mentioned before, I went ahead and pre ordered the Panasonic GH4. The specs are pretty amazing and the $1699 price tag makes it one of the most attractive 4k camera offerings on the market. However not many people have had their hands on the camera, so the Panasonic GH4 is still a little bit of an […]

27Jun Canon 40mm f2.8 STM – First impressions

The Canon 40mm f2.8 STM lens showed up on my door step this afternoon. The box is much larger then it needs to be for this tiny little lens and because of that, the lens is swaddled in bubble wrap.  The box is so light that it almost feels empty. The first thing you’ll notice when you […]

20Feb Canon 35mm f1.4 Review

It seems like this question always comes up. What is your number one go to lens? The answer of course is the Canon 35mm f1.4, but I don’t like pointing it out. Why? Well it’s because this lens is almost $1300 which then always starts a debate about wither or not it’s worth it. Don’t get […]

09Feb Camera Body Cap with a built in lens

Sometimes your camera is packed away in a camera bag with a body cap on it, when out of the blue an airplane dives out of the sky in front of you. If only you had a lens on your camera instead of a body cap. You could have gotten the shot that would have […]

17Jan What lenses should I use for DSLR filming on a budget?

One of the most frequent questions I get is “what lenses should I buy for filming?” For me the main reason to use a DSLR camera for filming is its great low light performance and shallow depth of field. If you don’t want those two things then you may well be better off using an […]