Why does The Revenant look so 3D and Life-like? What makes the 65mm format Special?

Here’s a simple explanation of why 65mm cinema looks so life-like and three dimensional.

The Sony A7s 4K Guide (Part Two): Still Prime Lenses

A detailed guide to the Sony A7s – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Two covers still prime lenses.

A Fun Comparison between the Sony A7s, the Panasonic GH4 and the Canon 1DC 4K ‘DSLR’ Cameras

Here’s a fun comparison of the specifications of the Sony A7s, the Panasonic GH4 and the Canon 1DC 4K DSLR cameras.

What Lens to Get? Part Two: FOV and Focal Lengths

If you’re a beginner and don’t know what lens to get, then look no further. This article will tell you exactly what to get, and why it is best for you. Part Two covers angles of view and focal lengths.

A Look at Still Camera Systems

  This is an article intended for those who are absolutely new to photography, and want to know what options they have. Still camera systems are broadly divided by two classes: Film or digital Size of the medium The biggest decision a photographer has to take is whether to shoot on film or digital. The […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: The Megapixel Counts of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: The Megapixel Count of the Human Eye Rule of Thirds? Whenever I arrive on a real location, I have to move around and work out what the best angles are going to be. When I was moving around with the lens, I discovered things that the naked eye would not have – Pedro […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Airy Disk and Pixel Density of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: The Airy Disk Diffraction Pixel size of the Eye Pixel density or resolution of the Eye Everybody thinks they know what art should be. But very few of them have the sense that is necessary to experience painting, that is the sense of sight, that sees colors and forms as living reality in […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: The Resolution of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: The average and maximum resolutions of the human eye PPI and DPI at various distances Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? – George Bernard Shaw Exclusive Bonus: Download my free cheatsheet (with examples) of the most […]