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Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS MTF Testing

Lenses and Optics

MTF Testing the Canon 85mm f/1.4 L IS

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The King is Not Dead The Canon 85mm f/1.2 II lens, the king of creamy bokeh, is basically a 40-year old optical design first released in 1976 (in FD mount) and released as an EF mount lens after some slight optical modification in 1989. The “II” version, released in 2006, was an electrical/mechanical change only, the optics remained the […]

Canon 85mm f/1.4L Comparison

Equipment

Comparing the Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS Against the Competition

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Talk to any photographer who specializes in wedding or portrait photographer, and you’ll get a unanimous agreement as to what the preferred focal length – the 85mm. And with good reason; the 85mm is such an incredible focal length because of the nearly true to life compression it provides (with limited to no barrel distortion), […]

Movi Pro Rentals

Equipment

Battle of the Best Gimbals – DJI Ronin 2 vs. Freefly Movi Pro

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When it comes to innovative gimbal designs, Freefly Systems and DJI are at the top of their class. The Movi M10 revolutionized filmmaking for a vast population of shooters (myself included) when it was released in 2013. Across the globe, DJI didn’t waste much time developing the original Ronin – DJI’s less expensive alternative to […]

Testing Best Sharpness of Cine Lenses

Equipment

Testing Lenses: Finding The Best Average Focus Point

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You have been patient, my friends. You have made it through the first article, where we looked at how MTFs improve stopped down and saw it was a bit different for every lens. You enjoyed the second article, where we looked at the Best Individual Focus MTF (BIF MTF) which showed how good the MTF […]

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