My Anamorphic Lenses | Adapters | Solutions

My Anamorphic Lenses | Adapters | Solutions

Over the last few years I’ve been lucky enough to own and review quite a few anamorphic lenses and adapters. I’m often asked which one I would recommend, but everyone has different needs, so instead of pointing people at half a dozen different posts, I decided to put together a post that includes all the…

MY TOP 3 GO-TO “Vintage Lenses For Video”

MY TOP 3 GO-TO “Vintage Lenses For Video”

I’ve reviewed so many vintage lenses in the last few years, but which ones do I actually use on daily basis? The video above and info below should finally answer this question. My top 3 most used vintage lenses are: Helios 44-2 58mm F2 Canon FD 50mm F1.4 Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon 35mm F2.4 I…

KOWA Vidoscope REVIEW | Affordable 2x Anamorphic Lens

KOWA Vidoscope REVIEW | Affordable 2x Anamorphic Lens

KOWA – a very popular name in anamorphic community. KOWA anamorphics usually represent a great image quality & amazing flares, but that comes at a hefty price tag. In this review I’ll be taking a closer look at what might be the cheapest KOWA anamorphic lens, so let’s see if it deserves the KOWA name!…

Canon FL 55mm F1.2 REVIEW | Cheapest F/1.2 Lens!

Canon FL 55mm F1.2 REVIEW | Cheapest F/1.2 Lens!

Many of us desire to own at least one super fast lens! It doesn’t really matter if it’s worth it or not, we are simply drawn to the speed and the idea of owning an F1.2 lens! The problem is that most of these lenses are pretty expensive, even the vintage ones, but in this…

Cheapest CARL ZEISS Lens | 50mm F/2.8 | In-Depth Review

Cheapest CARL ZEISS Lens | 50mm F/2.8 | In-Depth Review

  (Dec 2016 Revision) Everyone loves Carl Zeiss lenses, but not everyone can afford them, at least not the modern ones or even the popular Contax series. If you are one of these people who can’t quite afford, but really want to own a “Zeiss”, fortunately there is a lens can be bought for as…

WIN CANON FL 55mm F1.2 LENS with EDMIKA EF MOUNT

WIN CANON FL 55mm F1.2 LENS with EDMIKA EF MOUNT

I’m super excited to announce the Canon FL 55mm F1.2 Giveaway! It’s the most expensive and the fastest lens that I’ve given away, so definitely something a bit special, made even better by the custom EDMIKA mount, designed specially for this particular lens. It usually retails for $75 directly from www.edmika.com, but EDMIKA very kindly…

VLFV on PATREON | Help me make a DIFFERENCE!

VLFV on PATREON | Help me make a DIFFERENCE!

In this day and age of internet, useful content is everywhere and most of it is free for all of us to enjoy. I like the free content as much as any other guy, which is why I’ve never asked for any monetary support related to the content I create myself. I realize that this…

Using Angenieux 12-240mm F3.5 on BMPCC/S16 | In-Depth Review

Using Angenieux 12-240mm F3.5 on BMPCC/S16 | In-Depth Review

This post is aimed at people shooting with S16 cameras and/or S16 crop modes. A few days ago I’ve met up with Edward from EKOEcamera to test the mighty Angenieux 12-240mm F3.5 that he just finished working on. This post wasn’t suppose to be an in-depth review, but I guess I just have a lot…

Buying Bargain Lenses! Which? Where? When?

Buying Bargain Lenses! Which? Where? When?

Foreword: This post is aimed at people who are just getting into vintage lenses, but maybe even a seasoned vintage lens user will find some useful info here. When it comes to buying lenses, things can get pretty confusing, especially at the start. There are so many brands, models, types, focal lengths, etc and there…

WIN 1 of 3 COOL-LUX Focus Gear Sets | CLOSED

WIN 1 of 3 COOL-LUX Focus Gear Sets | CLOSED

It has been a while, but VFLV giveaways are back with something special. I’ve teamed up with COOL-LUX to bring you an opportunity of owning a set of COOL-LUX FOCUS GEARS. If you aren’t familiar with these 360 degree follow focus gears, check out my in-depth review here. There are 3 sets to be WON….