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Developing a Rapid MTF Test for Photo and Video Lenses

. . . Or What I Did for the Last Year Instead of Having a Life.Nearly a decade ago, I started testing lenses. A few years later, after I complained …

The Best Cosplay From Anime Expo, The Hottest Show Of 2018

Anime Expo is one of the biggest nerd shows of the year, but this year it was also the hottest. Literally. Held between July 5-8 in LA, temperatures …

Fashion’s First Supermodel: 30 Stunning Black and White Photos Lisa Fonssagrives From Between the 1930s and 1950s

Born in Sweden in 1911, Lisa Fonssagrives first studies dance and settles in Paris to improve her technique before marrying fellow dancer Fernand …

How to Fake Shallow Depth of Field Using Photoshop

Photos with shallow depth of field are a very popular look in most genres involving people in some way, but they also require pricier lenses to …

The Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra-Macro: A $399 Full-Frame 5:1 Lens

Venus Optics has just announced its new Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5X Ultra-Macro lens, an “affordable extreme macro option for full frame cameras.”<p>The …

Shooting Portraits with a Giant Moon Using a 1120mm Lens

Photographer Eric Pare recently went out into the desert and shot a set of photos showing a model sitting next to the moon. And the size of the moon …

Photography

This modern take on a vintage lens brings a new look to portraits

Pairing a vintage lens with a modern camera helps bring that older aesthetic to digital photography — and photographers with a flair for the vintage …

The mmCalc Crop Factor Calculator Makes Sensor Math a Snap

Sensor Size math isn’t a problem with the mmCalc Crop Factor Calculator. If you haven’t figured it out by now, there’s a lot of math involved in …

Fujinon and Helios - two portrait lenses

Portraits, Reviews, Visions of Photography<p>Fujinon and Helios – two portrait lenses<p>No Comments<p><b>Fujinon XF 56mm F1.2 R</b> and <b>Helios 44-2 58mm F2.0</b> are my 2 …

This Early 80s Wide-Angle Zoom is a True Gem… and Dirt Cheap, Too

The winter sun was low to the horizon as I steadied myself upon a rather uncomfortable wooden perch. My back to the sun and downwind, target in clear …