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Announcing the Winner of the Lensrentals Pitch Contest

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A month or so back, we announced our first-ever Pitch Contest, where we were giving away a pretty nice prize package to any videographers who have a great idea for a short film. The rules were simple, send us a pitch of a film you’ve always wanted to make, and through a team of judges, […]

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The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #37 – 10 Pieces of Video Gear

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Each week Roger Cicala, founder of Lensrentals.com, hosts conversations about the art and science of capturing images. From photography to videography, film, history, and technology, the show covers a wide range of topics to educate and inspire creators of all kinds.   10 Pieces of Video Gear Lensrentals.com own Ryan and Ally sit down for […]

Canon RF 100-500mm Teardown

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The Secret of the Broken Element: A Canon RF 100-500mm f4.7-7.1 Teardown

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In ancient times, the IS unit in Canon EF lenses was physically locked down, so the unit didn’t make rattling noises when the lens wasn’t powered up. Canon decided the lockdown was no longer necessary in modern times, so some RF lenses, like the Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1, rattled when the lens wasn’t mounted to the […]

Lensrentals Top New Products 2020

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Best New Photo & Video Products of 2020

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A week or so ago, we put out our annual comprehensive list of rental data, where we hare which products in the photo and video industry rented best, and compare it to previous years to mark various market metrics. What we found is to be expected – mirrorless cameras are slowly taking over the DSLR […]

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