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The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #25 – New Gear Rodeo: Summer 2020


Each week Roger Cicala, founder of Lensrentals.com, hosts conversations about the art and science of capturing images. From photography to videography, film, history, and technology, the show covers a wide range of topics to educate and inspire creators of all kinds.   New Gear Rodeo: Summer 2020 These past few months have been strange, to […]


MTF Tests of the Tamron 17-28mm and 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lenses


Tamron has a nice set of three f/2.8 zooms for Sony E mount cameras. Today I’m putting out MTF results for the 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD and the 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD. They offer a reasonably priced alternative to Sony-branded lenses, and Tamron has been making good products lately. I’ll admit to a […]

Shutter Speed 101

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Photography Fundamentals – How Shutter Speed Changes Your Photos


Last week, I spoke to you about aperture, and how it correlated with the exposure triangle, and how aperture changes your images’ depth of field. That article was just part one of a three-part series that goes over the fundamentals of the exposure triangle, and how each of these settings changes different aspects of your […]

Guide to Understanding Aperture


Photography Fundamentals – How Aperture Changes Photos


We cover a lot of things over here on the Lensrentals blog, and most of them teeter on the technically advanced edge of the scale. From measuring the flange distance on cameras down to the fraction of a millimeter to performing light tests to check the accuracy of color shift throughout power ranges, we’ve done […]

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