Author » Zach Sutton

I'm Zach and I'm the editor and a frequent writer here at Lensrentals.com. I'm also an editorial and portrait photographer in Los Angeles, CA, and offer educational workshops on photography and lighting all over North America.

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Effective Headshot Photography Techniques on Location

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Creating a headshot is as simple as pointing your camera to a face and shooting. But creating an effective headshot is a much more complicated process. Lighting, expression, location and a million other variables come into play, and can drastically change the feeling of the image. And for many, such as actors, lawyers, real estate […]

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The Biggest Product Announcements at CES and Their Availability for Rental

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This past week in Las Vegas, was the Consumers Electronics Show (CES), where hundreds of tech companies come and announce some of their biggest products for the upcoming year. While typically for photography and videography, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), PhotoPlus Expo, and Photokina are the major trade shows where new products are announced, though […]

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The Challenges of Transitioning into Video with your DSLR

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Over the past couple years, video has become a major player in the photography world. Just a few years ago, the two markets were separated, where cameras largely either shoot video or stills, but rarely both. Since the announcement of the Canon 5d Mark II and the Nikon D90, video has become a standard feature […]

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LensRentals Reviews the Canon 35mm f/1.4L II Lens

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A few weeks ago, Roger was able to get his hands on a few copies of the brand new Canon 35mm f/1.4L II lens, and ran it through a series of tests comparing it to the competitors. He found, that the new lens from Canon is among the sharpest and most consistent in its class, […]

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Lenses I Love: The Canon 200mm f/2L IS

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As a photographer who has used nearly every lens in Canon’s repertoire, it’s rare to find one that truly impresses me beyond the ones I own and love. For the longest time, I’ve grown content with my current lineup (which is an overwhelming collection of prime glass), and haven’t had much gear lust over the […]

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