Lumix GH5, 4K, 400Mbps All-Intra, ISO 400, Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN, Lumix GH5, 4K, 400Mbps All-Intra, ISO 400 I’ve been thinking of doing a comparison with the Veydra 16mm, one of the sharpest of the Veydras from my brief test. Of course, that would mean bringing out the old tripod... Continue Reading →
In-Depth Review of the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for MFT
Coming Soon: More Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Sample Footage
The Sigma may be a touch unwieldy, given its size and weight, but considering the extraordinary image quality, all can be forgiven. =) All screen shots are SOOC. Click to enlarge.
World Exclusive: Review of the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN for MFT
I only had a chance to shoot with the Sigma for a little over a day, but it's definitely a worthy successor to the 30mm f/1.4 DC DN, if not even sharper. It reminds me of nothing less than the Leica Summilux 12mm f/1.4, my favorite vlogging lens for the longest time - until the... Continue Reading →
Coming Soon – First Look: Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN for MFT!
The Sigma 16mm f/1.4, wide open. A blisteringly sharp lens with nice bokeh.Lumix GH5, HLG
It's been suggested that rather than spend my entire life savings on one anamorphic lens, that I should either get a Canon 5D3 or BMMCC and shoot RAW or pick up a true cinema camera like the BMCC, Ursa Mini Pro, the Canon C200 or an EVA1; or (gasp!) even try shooting Nikon, Sony or... Continue Reading →
The Top Ten HDR Reference Monitors for Under $800!
Just kidding! Before I delve further into the current monitor situation for HDR, let me first rattle off some of the specs of the 27" Dell UP2718Q, talk a bit about why it's so freakin' awesome, then why you might not want to pull the trigger just yet, and lastly suggest some options that won't require you... Continue Reading →
Eight Excuses to Not Shoot HDR
OLED isn't the holy Grail: Most reviewers, and more importantly, professional colorists I've read and listened to in podcasts and in interviews believe that OLED delivers near perfect picture quality. CEO and General Manager of Flanders Scientific Bram Desmet has gone on at length about the superior picture quality of OLED. At the risk of repeating myself, DisplayMate considers the recent line... Continue Reading →
The State of Camera Repair in Vietnam
So this morning, as I was preparing to do a full review of the Laowa 7.5mm f/2 lens at a local McDonald's, I was accosted by a young fellow, who started moving my equipment around, violently shaking the table I was sitting at and asking me to move. While trying to get away as quickly... Continue Reading →