fastprimebenefits

Why use a fast prime lens? Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman cover its benefits in this tutorial, including more accurate lighting and the ability to manipulate depth of field. Watch the follow-up movies within this series at http://www.lynda.com/Video-Shooting-V…. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and Robbie […]

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Camera_Lenses_Used

As I build out my camera kit, I find myself wanting to expand my options. There is absolutely nothing wrong with using used lenses. With a few caveats… Buy them from a reputable vendor or someone you know. Inspect the lens for wear and mold. Make sure the lens is compatible with your camera. I […]

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A while ago when I wrote about switching to Micro Four Thirds, I posted about my lens selection.  I got lots of email and social media contacts asking me why I wasn’t using this zoom or that zoom. I do use some zooms, mostly because the micro four-thirds lenses don’t cover some of the focal […]

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Many of you contacted me after I wrote my post about the Olympus EP3 and my excitement over their addition of two stellar prime lenses, the 12 and the 45 respectively. The questions often revolved around why I wasn’t more excited about zoom lenses. For those who are new, a prime lens is merely a […]

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