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Equipment

Greetings from the Island of Misfit Toys

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When I was a child (not childish, which would be now, child which is decades before now) Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was the movie I looked forward to every Christmas season. The best scene in the movie was actually not in the original version; the Island of Misfit Toys was added during the second yearly […]

Equipment

Guest Bloggers Zach & Jody | Tuesday Tips & Tricks – Long Lens Perspectives

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Today we have guest bloggers Zach and Jody Gray hosting their free, weekly Tuesday Tips & Tricks on our blog here at Lensrentals! Zach & Jody are Nashville-based wedding photographers who have taken the industry by storm since their business began back in 2007. They have a huge heart for teaching and inspiring other photographers, […]

Equipment

The Rashomon Effect and My Small-Camera Choice

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Monty Python’s Quest for the Small Camera Grail Way back in the day, when the first mirrorless cameras were released, I was on them like white on rice. I desperately wanted to love, well, any of them: The Sigma DP-1, Panasonic G1, Olympus E-P1, Leica X-1, and more all passed through my hands. Many people […]

Resolution Tests

Quick Nikon 28mm f/1.8 Imatest Report

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We had 4 copies of the new Nikon 28mm f/1.8 G AF-S (available to rent today) arrive today and I managed to snag a Nikon D800 just long enough to run Imatest numbers on the 4 copies of the lens. Most impressive!!! As always, the Don’t Lose Perspective disclaimer applies: this is simply MTF50 numbers for […]

Other

The Damage Waiver Bearly Covered This One

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A lot of photographers are glad they took out the damage waiver on equipment when accidents happen. While we hate losing equipment, I have to admit we sometimes enjoy reading about exactly how this lens or that camera returned in the shape it did. This weekend, though, we not only got one of the best […]

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