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Choosing Lenses for Video

Prior to the advent of DSLR video, having interchangeable lenses on a digital video camera was a privilege reserved only for the likes of Peter Jackson and Hollywood’s elite. The 5D MkII gave consumers cinematic possibilities that rivalled the most expensive digital cameras of the day. Alongside super shallow depth-of-field and incredible low-light performance, came a rich lens library that extended deep into the archives of photographic lens manufacturers. Today, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to compatible glassware, regardless of whether you’re shooting on a DSLR, mirrorless body, or professional grade video camera. Yet having such a wealth of choice is a blessing that can at times feel overwhelming. However, it’s always worth remembering that the majority of lenses are designed with photographers in mind. When choosing lenses for video, and more specifically, the kind of video that you will be shooting, your options will be greatly reduced. Continue reading Choosing Lenses for Video

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