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Lensrentals.com Reviews the FujiFilm GFX 100S

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A month or so back, I wrote a piece a bit different than what you might usually find on this site –  I went through and looked at the Canon R5, Sony Alpha 1, and the FujiFilm GFX 100s to determine what the best camera of 2021 was for me. As a lifelong Canon DSLR […]

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The Battle of the Behemoths – Finding the Best Camera of 2021

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Though time has felt like it has stopped over the last year, the last few months have given us some pretty exciting photography and videography products to look forward to. Though many of these cameras aren’t readily available, I felt it was something worth discussing regardless; in the effort to find the absolute best camera […]

Canon RF 100-500mm Teardown

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The Secret of the Broken Element: A Canon RF 100-500mm f4.7-7.1 Teardown

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In ancient times, the IS unit in Canon EF lenses was physically locked down, so the unit didn’t make rattling noises when the lens wasn’t powered up. Canon decided the lockdown was no longer necessary in modern times, so some RF lenses, like the Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1, rattled when the lens wasn’t mounted to the […]

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The Top Rented Photo and Video Products of 2020

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Each year, we take a look at the data and rentals we were able to provide for our customer base and use it to get some perspective on where the industry might be heading. Certainly, this year was a different one, with the pandemic putting many stops to the industry and the jobs available – […]

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The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #26 – Canon on the R5 and Lens Development

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Roger Cicala, Lensrentals founder, is joined by Zach Sutton, Lensrentals Blog Editor and Drew MacCallum, a Technical Information Advisor with Canon USA. They discuss everything involving the newly released R5, from launching it virtually due to the pandemic to tech specs and where it fits as a companion to a primary cinema camera, to how they’ve addressed overheating issues. They also discuss how the entire RF line has evolved so quickly, where it’s headed, and what prompted Roger to finally buy into mirrorless.

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