Tag Archives: lens


Modifying Rokinon 8mm lens for a Canon 5D full frame sensor

I’ve read a lot of posts and threads about modifying a Rokinon 8mm T/3.8  lens with attached lens hood to produce a circular fisheye on a full frame camera but coming across good advice is […]

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Lensbaby Spark Review

Cheap plastic lenses for DSLR cameras have been all the rage lately.  Sparked in part by iPhone apps like Hipstamatic, and Instagram there has been a rush of fun play lenses on the market. One […]

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Playing with a Canon 50mm 1.8 II

This week I picked up a used Canon 50mm 1.8 II lens.  I found it being sold used locally.  The guy selling it upgraded to something a bit more crisp and was looking to get […]

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360 Panorama Lens Database

A follow up to yesterday’s post about not being able to find a good list of information about lens for 360 degree panoramas.  After some surfing around I stumbled upon vrwave.com.  They have a nice […]

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How Many Photos are needed for a 360 Degree Spherical Panorama?

I was searching for a comprehensive list of the number of photos and shooting patterns needed for different lenses to create 360 VR panoramas.   However I was having a hard time finding a single […]

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Review of the Lenscoat lens cover for Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 IS lens

The Lenscoat lines of products are made of closed-cell neoprene. The covers are advertised as a thermal barrier to protect optics from rapid changes in temperatures as well as providing a more forgiving surface for your hands when working in cold weather.

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