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How & Why to Tether with Your Camera for Your Next Shoot

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Here at Lensrentals.com, the articles we write are designed to help you as a photographer. Whether it’s Roger meticulously testing lenses to give you MTF charts, variance numbers and more, or me discussing the possibilities of off camera lighting and control – we’re here to help explain the products that can help take your work […]

Movi Pro Rentals

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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

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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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Testing Lenses: Best Individual Focus MTF Curves

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OK, in the last post we did something useful, but rather boring: we looked at how MTF changes when lenses are stopped down. Today we’re going to use a more powerful optical bench tool, the MTF vs. Field vs. Focus. Unless you work in a metrology lab (and probably not even then, very few are performing […]

Announcements at PhotoPlusExpo

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Latest Camera and Lens Announcements from PhotoPlus Expo 2017 & More

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Every year, PhotoPlus Expo comes to New York City to highlight some of the latest tech in the industry, while giving brands an opportunity to launch their newest flagship cameras and lenses for the years to come. While not all brands adhere to announcing over the same weekend (which is why this is a piece […]

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