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A Look Into the New Sony FS7 Mark II

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We inspect a lot of video cameras, and design flaws tend to catch our eye quickly and consistently slow the inspection process. To the casual user, removing a hard-to-reach memory card once or twice is a mild inconvenience — one that they might not even give a conscious thought. To a full-time videographer (or LensRentals.com […]

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Opening up the New Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II

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As with most new lenses, a Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II made it’s way back to the repair department for an initial tear-down. I know there’s some randomness as to what we tear down, but we have some reasons for doing these. Sometimes, like with this new Canon, it’s simply because we know Lensrentals is […]

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Lensrentals.com Review of the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Series Lens

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The most anticipated lens of 2016 didn’t come from Sony, Canon or Nikon. But rather, Sigma finally answered so many people’s request and released the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art series lens. While Roger will be covering the MTF charts and nitty gritty numbers of the lens once we get enough stock, we still wanted to […]

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An Overview Of The Fuji X-T2 For Video

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It seems that all the video shooters I know have already chosen their go-to camera system. It’s the brand or camera body that calls to them with an immutable Siren’s song. They have memorized the spec sheets, know every minute curve of every button, and can change settings three menus deep without a peripheral glance […]

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RED Weapon Helium 8K S35 Hands-on or: DSMC2 and You

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To be perfectly honest, this article started purely as an excuse for me to play with a carbon fiber 8K RED Weapon. I figured I’d take it out for a weekend, shoot some footage, melt my computer trying to edit it, write a hands-on review, and be done with it. Gradually, though, I realized that […]

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