The Sony A7s 4K Guide (Part Seven): The Cost of Putting Together a Kit

A detailed guide to the Sony A7s – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part seven covers the cost of putting together a kit.

The Complete Guide to Follow Focus Systems

Everything you wanted to know about follow focus systems, in one place.

The Blackmagic Pocket Camera Guide (Part Five): The Cost of a Blackmagic Pocket Camera Kit

A detailed guide to the revolutionary Blackmagic Pocket Camera – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Five looks at the cost of putting together a kit.

Master Guide to Rigging a Nikon D800 or D800E (Part 5)

In this part I’ll cover base plates, rods, release adapters, etc and batteries for the Nikon D800 and Nikon D800E. Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. Previously we have […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Angle of View and Aspect Ratio

Topics Covered: The Angle of View of the Eye The Sensor Size of the Eye The Aspect Ratio of the Eye The Crop Factor (35mm equivalent) of the Eye The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands – Benjamin Franklin Put together, the horizontal angle of view of both eyes […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Eye Geometry

Topics Covered: The Emsley model of the Eye The Focal Length the Eye The Total Retinal Area of the Eye The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough – Ralph Waldo Emerson The problem with drawing the geometry of the human […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: The Human Eye – Part III

Topics Covered: How the Cones produce color The visible spectrum Defining Color Space The CIE XYZ 1931 color space It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture – Benjamin Franklin Humans normally have three kinds of cones. They […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: The Human Eye – Part II

Topics Covered: The Retina, Macula and the Fovea About Rods and Cones The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is – Khalil Gibran Light, after having passed through the vitreous body hits the Retina, which covers the inner lining of the eye. ‘Retina’ comes […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: The Human Eye – Part I

Topics Covered: A Diagram of the Human Eye for Videographers and Photographers The Pupil, Iris and the Lens The Vitreous Body Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing – Bill Cosby Start by knowing this: The human eye is more complex than any camera, and possibly more complex than […]