Introduction There is a huge chasm between knowing lighting tools and knowing them intimately. Regardless of the approach, it takes a long time and a lot of experience to get to the latter. There is a wide array of options on the market, so how do you know what to use and when? I have been shooting […]
The last Behind the Lens post is here. Canon’s new “hybrid” cinema zoom, the Compact-Servo 18-80mm T4 zoom lens, is an EF mount lens with a load of features, like auto iris and auto focus, Image Stabilization, and a zoom servo that communicates directly with your Canon camera through the lens mount. See the full […]
Take a deeper look at the new Fujinon Cabrio 20-120, the economical choice to their high end Cabrio line of lenses. See how this lens is a great all-around documentary lens, or the perfect B camera lens to the Cabrio 19-90. You can see the post here, or see all the posts in the Behind […]
In this edition of Behind the Lens, we look at the Canon Cine-Servo 17-120. This lens is a beautiful, cinematic servo zoom lens whose focal range is hands down the best of the lot. See how this lens can fit into your production needs in the post here. You can also see all the lenses […]
Take a deeper look at the Sony E PZ 18-110 hybrid zoom lens for Sony E-mount Super35 / APS-C cameras. See how this lens fits with your production to give you everything need in one lens. See the post here, or tune in to all the other episodes at AbelCine and newsshooter.com.
In this post, we test the Canon EF-S 17-55 and L-series 24-105. Get a detailed look at why and how these lenses fit in to the toolbag of a documentary cinematographer. Check out the post here, or all the lenses in the Behind the Lens series at AbelCine and newsshooter.com.
Go in-depth with the Fujinon Cabrio 19-90mm, a lightweight option to their impressive Premier line of cinema lenses. Read this post here, or see all the posts in the Behind the Lens series at AbelCine or newsshooter.com.
In this post, we look at the Zeiss LWZ.3 21-100, a lightweight, long zoom range addition to the Zeiss Compact Zoom line. You can find this post, as well as all the others in the Behind the Lens series at AbelCine or newsshooter.com.
In this post, we test the Canon CN-E Compact Zooms: 15.5-47 and 30-105. Get a detailed look at the various tests we put the lenses through to see when and how they best perform with AbelCine’s Behind the Lens: Canon CN-E 15.5-47 & 30-105 Compact Zooms.
Go inside the Fujinon MK 18-55 T2.9 lightweight cinema zoom with the first installment of my lens test series with AbelCine’s Behind the Lens: Fujinon MK 18-55mm Zoom.