Equipment

First Impressions with the Hasselblad X1D II

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When Hasselblad introduced the Hasselblad X1D 50c, I was really excited, but like most early adopters, my enthusiasm was quickly replaced with disappointment in the cameras sluggish operation. It was painfully obvious that this camera wasn’t designed for shooting sports, action, or wildlife. Having become accustomed to faster, more capable digital cameras, it took a […]

Podcast Episode

The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #2 – How Indie Memphis Runs a Film Festival

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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.   In-depth Discussion with Ryan & Brighid of Indie Memphis Film Festival: In this […]

Black Magic Pocket cinema Camera 6K

Equipment

First Look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

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Blackmagic, in record time, announced and released a new camera, but the speedy turnaround for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K makes more and more sense as you start to compare it to the previous Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Not to give the whole article away in the opening paragraph, but aside from the […]

Podcast Episode

The Lensrentals Podcast Episode #1 – How Matt Duclos Modifies Lenses

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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.   In-depth Discussion with Matthew Duclos of Duclos Lenses: In the opening episode of […]

Sigma 35mm f/1.2 MTF Charts

Lenses and Optics

MTF Tests of the Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG Art

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We just finished testing a couple of 35mm prime lenses and came away quite impressed. But it took a little longer to finish testing the one everyone had been asking about; the Sigma 35mm f/1.2 DG Art lens. I declared the Tamron 35mm f/1.4 SP the sharpest 35mm lens we had tested just a week […]

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