Author » Roger Cicala

I'm Roger and I am the founder of Lensrentals.com. Hailed as one of the optic nerds here, I enjoy shooting collimated light through 30X microscope objectives in my spare time. When I do take real pictures I like using something different: a Medium format, or Pentax K1, or a Sony RX1R.

Photographic Techniques

Introduction to IR Photography

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This article is a simple introduction to Infrared Photography. For those of you who find it interesting I’ve placed some links to more detailed and extensive sources at the end of this. What is Infrared Photography? First, lets more clearly define what we’re talking about. What we refer to as light is electromagnetic radiation with […]

Roger's Ramblings

State of the SLR Market -2009

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Note: A number of people were kind enough to provide me with more information on this topic after we first published this article. I’ve revised it as of May 9, 2009 Additions are in green font or in the addendum at the end of the article. If you don’t buy a lot of camera gear, […]

Photographic Techniques

Controlling Depth of Field

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Probably the better title of this article would be Depth of Field for the mathematically challenged. If you’re a moderately experienced digital photographer, you know verbally what the depth of field is: The range of distance from the camera in which objects appear acceptably sharp in a photograph. As photographers its of critical importance: When […]

Video

35mm to Video Adapters

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35mm-to-Video Lens Adapters With the introduction of video shooting capabilities on the Nikon D90 and Canon 5DMkII cameras, we decided it was time to add video equipment to our inventory, to be able to provide both photography and videography items to anyone dabbling in both arenas. Naturally, we added a couple of camcorders, video lenses, […]

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