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Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K compatible with six more Sigma ART lenses

Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K compatible with six more Sigma ART lenses

The six new Sigma ART lenses added to the long list of lenses compatible with the Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K  are one of the reasons for the firmware 1…

PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

Last year’s Pacific Northwest Lens Summit was hugely successful*, so they’re doing it again: a day-long open house at Koerner Camera in Portland, Oregon on…

The large format look, continued: shallow focus and stressing old lenses

The large format look, continued: shallow focus and stressing old lenses

I’ve been getting some play time with RED’s new Weapon camera with a Monstro sensor at Videofax in San Francisco. Jim Rolin, one of Videofax’s owners and…

Current thoughts on current lenses

Current thoughts on current lenses

Near perfect lenses are easy to find these days. The problem is… I don’t want them. I want lenses with character. A while back I wrote this…

Your guide to capture the Great American Eclipse

Your guide to capture the Great American Eclipse

Photographing an eclipse is an exciting idea, but don’t stop there. Modern cameras offer accessible ways to create video or time-lapses, so why stop at single photographs? This…

Gallery: PNW Lens Summit 2017

Gallery: PNW Lens Summit 2017

On Saturday, May 13, Koerner Camera hosted the PNW Lens Summit 2017, gathering glass from all over in one place for our viewing pleasure. Lens-test charts were pulled from…

Lenses: My Likes, Dislikes, and the Return of the Cooke Speed Panchro

Lenses: My Likes, Dislikes, and the Return of the Cooke Speed Panchro

Every lens has a feel and a purpose. Some reproduce the world perfectly, some imperfectly. They all have their place, but I have come to appreciate “imperfect” over…

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

Are we right in the middle of a cinema lens revolution? I am talking about cinema lenses priced for the owner/operator as well as lenses the local camera house…

Lightweight Zeiss lens for professional film productions

Lightweight Zeiss lens for professional film productions

Imagine a zoom lens covering everything from 21 to 100mm, made for the Super 35 format, and which is not only light weight by name but by weight, with only…

A 50mm Sony for shooting video

A 50mm Sony for shooting video

The Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA is what Sony calls a quintessential wide-aperture 50mm “normal” lens. With a luminous f/1.4, the new 50mm offers the…