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How to MTF Test a Lens

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Developing a Rapid MTF Test for Photo and Video Lenses

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. . . 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 about a manufacturer’s claiming an awful lens was in spec, an engineer patted me on the head and told me “you really don’t have the […]

Light Options for Video

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Make Your Videos Better With a Simple Understanding of Video Lighting

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Creating videos can be a very complicated and cumbersome process, but can be very rewarded when done correctly. Between framerates, sound, codecs, and color grading, there certainly is a lot of technicals to learn when it comes to video, but one of the most important traditional techniques you can gain an understanding for is how […]

Color Shifts in Cine Lenses

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Looking at Cine Lens Color Shifts Using Spectrometry

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Please Note: This is brand-new stuff that we’re publicly experimenting with. We post it because it’s fun and interesting and we usually get pertinent comments and criticisms that help us refine what we’re doing. For those of you who don’t science much, please remember we’re still testing and improving this process. What we’ll look at today is […]

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