June 17, 2013 by Derrick Story, Tech Hive You can energize a conversation with photographers in innumerable ways. You could, for example, try to build a case for Nikon over Canon, or perhaps argue that sensor size doesn’t really matter. Or you could advocate using protective filters on all of your lenses.I find the third […]Read more "Lens filters protect your pricey camera glass: Here are your options…"
January 25, 2013 by Riley Hooper, Vimeo Staff Lens whacking – it’s not as destructive as it sounds. So before you go slamming that expensive piece of glass into a hard surface, listen up close. Lens whacking, also called free lensing, is a method of shooting with the lens detached from the camera body. It […]Read more "So… What Is ‘Lens Whacking?’"
December 10, 2012 by Mosaic Opto-Electronics, Inc. This unique, precision optical accessory for the Canon 5D Mark II produces a profound correction of the 5D2’s well-known 1080p video moiré and aliasing artifacts. The revised design of the VAF-5D2b provides the same excellent anti-aliasing performance as our original VAF-5D2. However it incorporate our newest and most advanced optical […]Read more "For the Canon 5D Mark II: A solution for 1080p moiré and aliasing"
September 8, 2011 by CrumplePop Paul Irmiter Series Dacar is a 2.5GB collection of light leaks and lens flares created with a 1953 Dacora Dacar lens. By simply dragging and dropping right inside of FCP, you can add subtle layers of depth to many types of footage. For Final Cut Pro 6, 7, and X. […]Read more "New CrumplePop Filter: Paul Irmiter Series Dacar"
June 5, 2010 by Richard Harrington By their very nature, lenses add distortion to the images they capture. I’ve posted a new tutorial over at TipSquirrel.com that addressed how to fix lens distortion for both stills and video. These two tips come from my new books from Peachpit Press: Understanding Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop […]Read more "Lens Correction in Photoshop CS5, Stills & Video"