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Profoto Comparison

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Comparing the Profoto B1X to the Profoto B10 & Profoto B10 Plus

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When Profoto released the Profoto B10 back in September of last year, my initial thought was “Oh okay, that means the Profoto B2‘s are discontinued.” Profoto assured myself and others that they were going to continue support for the Profoto B2 still and that we were wrong. When Profoto announced the Profoto B10+ back in […]

RED Ranger Rental Cinema Camera

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A Look at the RED Ranger 8K Production Camera

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The most important thing about RED’s new Ranger is that it’s rental only, not because that’s a first for RED (though it is), and not because we’re the only online rental house carrying it (though we are), but because it’s indicative of the customer it’s designed for. This isn’t a camera for owner-operators. I don’t […]

Just MTF Charts

Just the MTF Charts: Micro 4/3 Lenses

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Not a lot to say specifically about the m4/3 lenses except please don’t ask why your favorite isn’t on here; this is all I’ve got. Some of the newer m4/3 have linear electronic focusing which can’t be tested on the bench without a specialized, expensive mount and we don’t have one. Even for the ones […]

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Just MTF Charts: Rokinon / Samyang Lenses

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I’m going to add some qualifications to the Rokinon / Samyang MTF post. First, the results are a mixture of both brands (which are identical except for the label). Lensrentals stocks mostly Rokinon labeled because of better (the bar is low here) service in the U.S., so the website calls them Rokinon. Our software calls them Samyang because Samyang Optics […]

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