A while back we ran Imatest resolution numbers on a few copies of the Canon 24-70 Mk II. That was right at release time and the resolution was most impressive, but we only had 5 copies available to test. Over the next couple of months a number of reviews came out. Most seemed to consider [...]
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Of course, we really couldn't stand the idea that there was a lens somewhere that we didn't own. So, Tyler went and got us a new telephoto, the Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 for Canon (Available for rental, of course). It came in a rather large box today.
For those who don't visit often, this isn't a lens review. It is simply my impression and the Imatest results for the first batch of Zeiss ZE 15mm f/2.8 lenses that we did before they got shipped out to our customers. Particularly with a very wide lens like this, Imatest results must be taken for [...]
A lot of photographers are glad they took out the damage waiver on equipment when accidents happen. While we hate losing equipment, I have to admit we sometimes enjoy reading about exactly how this lens or that camera returned in the shape it did. This weekend, though, we not only got one of the best [...]
Happy New Year! We don't post as often as some other blogs because we try and develop well researched, insightful blog posts. Even though we don't post often, over the course of the year, we develop a LOT of content. This year, we think we developed some really good stuff. We've broken our most interesting [...]
2011 has been an eventful year, both for us here at LensRentals, and for the photography industry as a whole. In case you've been asleep for the whole year, we thought it would be helpful to create a series of blog posts documenting what the heck happened this year. We'll start with a post [...]
I admit it. I am a card-carrying gear-head pixel-peeper. But I have an excuse (well, at least now I do): gear is my business. There was a time, before I got honest with myself, when I thought I was a just a photographer who was really interested in the tools of my craft. Eventually, I [...]