Category Archives: Equipment

Proper Techniques for Using Shotgun and Lavalier Microphones for Video Interviews

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The audio from an interview recording truly is the single most important piece of media you capture. Without a clean, quality recording of your interview subject’s testimonial, your story is lost. No amount of b-roll or text on screen will create the same amount of emotion, drama, or interest that a real person can create [...]

Leica SL: A Hate/Love Story

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I’ve been a mirrorless camera fan for a while now, starting back when the Olympus OM-D E-M5 first came on the scene and continuing now through the Sony a7RII and the new Leica SL. There are lots of things I love about them, and lots of things I wish were better, but every new body keeps [...]

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Teardown

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Last week we did a tear down of the Canon 35mm f/1.4 Mk II, an expensive, large, weather-resistant lens. Then we did a tear down of the Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA lens, and expensive, weather-resistant lens with very different technology. Today we're going to tear down the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1 (Art) lens, [...]

The Best and Most Rented New Photography Gear of 2015

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Here at LensRentals, we have a unique perspective to the market trends. With over 100,000 pieces of gear that are rented out regularly, we're able to effectively monitor what products are the most interesting for photographers and videographers. Here is where we'll show you all our own market trends, and give you a list of [...]