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WIN 1 of 2 Vintage Zoom Lenses | Helios & Vivitar

WIN 1 of 2 Vintage Zoom Lenses | Helios & Vivitar

It has been a while, but I’m really excited to announce a new vintage lens giveaway! This time I’m giving away two zoom lenses, the Vivitar Series-1 28-90mm F2.8-3.5 and Helios 28-70mm F3.5-3.8! As far as vintage lenses for, these are very versatile and quite fast too! The Komine made Vivitar has the Olympus OM… Continue Reading

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 11-110mm T2 S16 Zoom | REVIEW

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 11-110mm T2 S16 Zoom | REVIEW

For the last few years the Super16 format has been enjoying a real renaissance, mostly due to the very popular BMPCC and now we also have a good bunch of Super35 cameras with S16 crop modes. Recently Arri Alexa Mini has joined the club, bringing the Super16 format back to the higher end level and… Continue Reading

Using Angenieux 9.5-57mm F1.6-2.2 on BMPCC/S16 | In-depth REVIEW

Using Angenieux 9.5-57mm F1.6-2.2 on BMPCC/S16 | In-depth REVIEW

In this post we continue to look at various lenses for BMPCC (and upcoming Super16 replacements from BlackMagic). Over the last few years I’ve been collecting various 16mm (film format) and Super16 lenses to see what works best and also offers best value for money. Among these, there are plenty of little Angenieux zooms that… Continue Reading

Vivitar Series-1 70-210mm F2.8-4.0 REVIEW

Vivitar Series-1 70-210mm F2.8-4.0 Review

Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm is one of the most difficult lenses to review. Want to know why? There are at least 5 versions of this lens, so chances are that next time you’ll find one, it might be different from mine, but let’s try to figure this out anyway 🙂 Versions: The only quick and… Continue Reading

Canon 18-108mm F1.6 C-Mount for BMPCC

Canon 18-108mm F1.6 C-Mount for BMPCC

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera & Canon 18-108mm C Mount Lens from GanEdenVideo on Vimeo. The Blackmagic Pocket Camera fever continuous with yet another C-mount lens test, so if you are not into BMPCC you might want to skip this one. While doing one of my usual ebay bargain searches a few days ago I came… Continue Reading

Battle of Tokina 80-200 Zooms | F2.8 vs F4

Battle of Tokina 80-200 Zooms | F2.8 vs F4

I wanted to do this shootout long time ago: 2 Tokina lenses, same focal lengths, but completely different in every other way, including the price. The Tokina AT-X 80-200mm f/2.8 is already mega cheap for what it gives you, but the Tokina 80-200mm RMC f/4 is basically one of the cheapest lenses one could get.… Continue Reading