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How to Find the Right Lenses

What is the Flange Focal Distance and How to Find More Lenses for Your Camera

Everything you need to know about the flange focal distance and how it can help you get more lenses for your camera system.

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Basic Cinematography

What is the 35mm Equivalent and Why is it Confusing?

This article explains what 35mm equivalent means, and takes a stand on how it should be used.

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The Complete Guide to Lens Filters (Part One)

Everything you wanted to know about lens filters, in one place. Part One covers UV Filters and Polarizers.

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The 15 Things to Look Out For in a Camera Lens (Part One): The Lens Aberration

No lens is perfect. This article explains 15 things you must look for in a new lens before you put it to good use.

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Camera System

The Complete Matte Box Guide

Everything you wanted to know about matte boxes, in one place.

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Which is better: To Rent a Camera, or Buy one? (Part One)

Ever had to decide whether to buy a camera or rent one instead? This article shows you the easy way to calculate your gear’s worth.

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Filmmaking Tips

The Ideal Viewfinder for Directors

Want to know how to find the ideal viewfinder for directors? This article gives you a simple guide to finding your ideal soul mate.

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Basic Cinematography

What is Bokeh?

The simplest explanation of lens bokeh, and why the term confuses many.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

A Comparison of Prime Cine Lens Kits costing less than $10,000 per Lens

This article compares many prime cine lens kits costing less than $10,000 per lens (or even less than $5,000 per lens).

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MEM Driving Miss Digital

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 […]