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Color Shifts in Cine Lenses

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Looking at Cine Lens Color Shifts Using Spectrometry

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Please Note: This is brand-new stuff that we’re publicly experimenting with. We post it because it’s fun and interesting and we usually get pertinent comments and criticisms that help us refine what we’re doing. For those of you who don’t science much, please remember we’re still testing and improving this process. What we’ll look at today is […]

Testing Color Casts in Lenses

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A Geek of Many Colors – Adventures in Spectrometry

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Please Note: This is a Geek Level 3 Article. It has no useful information about photography or videography. If you’re a lens geek, though, it’s kind of cool. And it will serve as our background and methods for upcoming articles.   Well . . . How did I get here?    David Byrne One of the nice things that happens at Olaf […]

Veydra Lens Testing MTF Sharpness

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Veydra Cine Mini Prime MTF Optical Bench Tests

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I have my preconceived notions, just like anyone else. A long while back the video techs told me we were stocking Veydra Primes in multiple focal lengths for m4/3 mounts. I just rolled my eyes and passed on by. Another boutique lens that would have poor resolution, ridiculous copy-to-copy variation, and a shelf-life-until-broken measured in weeks. Not interested. […]

Sony MTF Testing 24-105mm

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MTF Tests of the Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 OSS

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Or ‘My Last 24mm-105mm Lens Test Ever’ Obviously, I have angered the Lens Testing Gods, since for the second post in a row I’m testing 24-105mm f/4 lens; this time the Sony 24-105mm f/4 OSS lens. As I’ve mentioned in the post on the Sigma 24-105mm f/4 many initials Art lens, while these are indispensable photographic […]

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