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SLR Magic’s 50mm APO HyperPrime Cine T2.1 MTF Tests

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      Zeiss 50mm CP.2 and SLRMagic 50mm T2.1 About a year ago, Andrew from SLR Magic came and spent a couple of days in our lab, testing some of the SLR Magic lenses and getting input on improving the optical adjustments on their lenses. At the time Andrew made it clear their company […]

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Addendum to the Nikon 300 f/4E PF ED VR Test

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When I posted our Imatest results from the single copy of the Nikon 300 f/4E PF ED VR that we had received, I pointed out that the copy was slightly decentered and therefore the results were questionable. We got a second copy of the lens in today, and this one was perfectly centered. I had […]

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More Canon 400m DO II Comparisons

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  In an earlier post we were most impressed with how much better the new Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO II resolved compared to the original version. I mentioned that we hadn’t been able to get many copies and didn’t have time to do any other comparisons right then, but that we would do more […]

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider

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We spend a lot of time here at Lensrentals¬†getting dust out of lenses. Dust doesn’t affect an image,¬†except in very rare circumstances, but people want their rental lenses to look nice and clean inside and out, and our inspectors check the inside of every lens with spotlights and send any dusty ones over to the […]

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A Useful Metabones EF to Black Magic Pocket Camera Article

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Way back in the old days, before everything was plug and play, you could buy a computer and accessories from one manufacturer and be certain it would all work together. The cool kids, though, would mix-and-match different pieces and end up with a better system that could do more things than any one manufacturer’s system […]

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