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Lens Teardown of the Complicated Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS (Part 1)

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A lot of you are aware that we’ve been rather puzzled by the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS lens. It didn’t test like we expected it to, which led us to reevaluate our testing methods with outside consultants (we’re now comfortable they are valid, BTW), question the accuracy of different types of autofocus, and search […]

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First Impressions of the New Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 Cine Lens

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Fujinon, typically a manufacturer of high-end, ENG style PL and B4 mount lenses, officially announced today that they are releasing their first cine-zooms designed specifically for Sony’s E-mount camera systems. The MK18-55 T2.9 and the MK 50-135 T2.9 are meant to be affordable, lightweight solutions for video shooters looking for a middle ground between the […]

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The Biggest Photography and Videography Announcements So Far for 2017

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Already this year, we’ve had no shortage of trade shows and new product announcements. For those keeping count, we’ve already seen CES (Consumers Electronic Show), Imaging USA, WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photography International), and Gulf Photo Plus’ Photoweek. Many manufacturers use these trade shows to show off their latest and greatest tech being developed with […]

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Four Studio Photography Techniques to Give a Try This Winter

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For many of people, February is the slow month for their photography. Cold weather and gray skies generally shun away inspiration, leaving many of us waiting until the end of it before we’re back out there being creative. That said, winter months can also be perfect for honing your studio skills, as it gives you more […]

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Things You Didn’t Want to Know About Zoom Lenses

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The intersection (perhaps collision is a better word) of art and science is interesting. The scientist says “your impression is not as important as my facts.” The artists say “my impression is all that matters.” Imaging is that way. The photographer or videographer getting the look he wants from a piece of equipment is all that […]

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