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Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS MTF Testing

Lenses and Optics

MTF Testing the Canon 85mm f/1.4 L IS

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The King is Not Dead The Canon 85mm f/1.2 II lens, the king of creamy bokeh, is basically a 40-year old optical design first released in 1976 (in FD mount) and released as an EF mount lens after some slight optical modification in 1989. The “II” version, released in 2006, was an electrical/mechanical change only, the optics remained the […]

Canon 85mm f/1.4L Comparison

Equipment

Comparing the Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS Against the Competition

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Talk to any photographer who specializes in wedding or portrait photographer, and you’ll get a unanimous agreement as to what the preferred focal length – the 85mm. And with good reason; the 85mm is such an incredible focal length because of the nearly true to life compression it provides (with limited to no barrel distortion), […]

Equipment

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 […]

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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