This is perhaps the first of my videos that really begins to use light in a way that takes advantage of HDR rather than being a video that just happens to be mastered in HDR. Not that there aren’t numerous benefits to uploading even videos with limited dynamic range as HDR, including greater perceived sharpness,… Read More
One of my favorite HDR shoots yet!
According to lenstip, Sony’s 35mm f/1.4 is pretty sensational. The only serious flaw I see is focus breathing, but I’m not pulling focus, so no biggie. Hopefully, I’ll be able to get my hands on one next month! Have a look at the MTFs:
The video was shot in available light, no reflectors or diffusers. Equipment used: iFootage Wildbull T7 tripod, Tuba cage, Bright Tangerine Titan arm, Ninja V.
I had a shoot yesterday where I was recording ProRes RAW HQ using the 135mm GM and the look’s nothing less than incredible, as you can imagine, the only problem being, with this combination the camera had to be mounted on a tripod. Which is why I’m looking into one of the new DJI gimbals… Read More
At just $6499 for a set of six lenses – 25/35/50/75/100/125mm T2.1 (PL or EF) – that’s what I paid for my Veydras back in the day!
The Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN is a monster! Sample image f/1.4.
I’ve been on a lens buying spree since pre-ordering the a7s III: first, the sensational 20mm f/1.8, then the massive 135mm f/1.8 and today, the Sigma 85mm f/1.4.
I just added the 135mm f/1.8 GM to my collection, my favorite focal length for portraiture. When I used to shoot micro four-thirds, my go-to was the Olympus 75mm f/1.8, still among the sweetest lenses in their lineup., as well as being an outstanding value. Best of all, I snatched the GM for $500.00 less… Read More
In a test I posted a while back, I demonstrated how the Samyang 85mm f/1.4 made abrupt changes visible on the edges of the frame during continuous autofocus. Till this day, no other filmmaker I’m aware of has written about this type of behavior – until now, that is. During his comparison of three E-mount… Read More