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Profoto Comparison

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Comparing the Profoto B1X to the Profoto B10 & Profoto B10 Plus

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When Profoto released the Profoto B10 back in September of last year, my initial thought was “Oh okay, that means the Profoto B2‘s are discontinued.” Profoto assured myself and others that they were going to continue support for the Profoto B2 still and that we were wrong. When Profoto announced the Profoto B10+ back in […]

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Photographing the Solar Eclipse in Argentina

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It was the night before totality in Rodeo, Argentina, and all the power was out. I had just returned from shooting all day in Valle de la Luna national park. Most of my batteries were dead or low, and my memory cards needed to be emptied on my also dead laptop. Fortunately, the eclipse took […]

How To Use a Color Checker

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How to Use an X-Rite ColorChecker to Get Perfect Color

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Often times, we’re digging through our always evolving inventory to find exciting products to talk about and share our experiences with said product. While it’s easy to focus our attention on the latest lens offering from the Sigma Art Series, or something like the RED Ranger, sometimes it’s important to talk about various products that […]

Removing Fly from Lens

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Removing a Fly from ‘Weather Sealed’ Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II

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I’ve been doing lens stuff for a long time now. Long time. Trust me; it’s hard to remain polite the 843,911th time some newbie goes into hysterics because there’s dust in their lens. Telling them it doesn’t matter a bit, and that all their other lenses have dust they just can’t see ( because different optics magnify […]

Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS MTF Testing

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Just MTF Charts: Canon Prime Lenses

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This is the first post of a series of posts publishing all of our MTF results so that methodology is consistent, easy to find, and up-to-date. (For some of the older lenses there are graphs done with older software floating around. For a couple of lenses there are incorrect graphs done before we worked out all of the […]

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