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Podcast Episode

The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #43 – Engineering the Shot with Nat Geo’s Tom O’Brien

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In today’s episode of the Lensrentals Podcast, Ryan and Joey sit down and talk to National Geographic’s Photo Engineer Tom O’Brien. Like Joey, Ryan, and so many of the rest of the staff at Lensrentals, so many of us photographers got our interest in photography by looking through the pages of National Geographic when growing up. National Geographic has always gone above and beyond any competition, creating some of the greatest and most iconic images showing the world from its glossy pages.

Geek Articles

Understanding the Difference in Global and Rolling Shutters

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When getting started on video, you may run into a common problem, with no easy explanation of what’s going on. During quick pans, your footage may look like jello, or when recording video of rotating objects, they may look like they’re rotating slower than they are, or not at all. These are all common problems […]

Podcast Episode

The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #42 – Solving Film Emulation with FilmConvert

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This week on The Lensrentals Podcast we’re talking with Sam Wiles, Color Engineer at FilmConvert. Sam describes FilmConvert as the “Ultimate film conversion plugin.” Available on a multitude of editing suites, as well as a standalone application, FilmConvert is designed to accurately emulate a variety of film stocks. Users can also customize all the intricate settings in the conversions to find a color profile that matches their style and vision.

Podcast Episode Time Tested Gear

Podcast Episode

The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #41 – Time Tested Gear

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Today Ryan is joined by Roger and Joey, who are part of our in-house repair team, and they are among those who know the most about which photo gear breaks down more frequently and which are “bulletproof”. Lensrentals receives and inspects around 20,000 items a week and as careful as we and our customers try to be, it’s inevitable some of those items are going to break down. Today we’re recommending time-tested photo gear, and get to the bottom of why some products hold up better than others. But while we listen to this week’s episode, lets also talk about some of the discussions throughout the recording in a little more depth.

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