March 21, 2014
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Product Pages For New Samyang Lenses Online (EF & EF-M mounts)

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Image via Samyang Korea Facebook Page

3 of the 4 lenses Samyang announced today have their respective product page at Samyang Korea. The new lenses are for Canon EF and EF-M (EOS M) mounts.

The new Samyang/Rokinon/Bower lenses can be pre-ordered at B&H Photo:

Samyang lenses are sold with different brand names:
SamyangWalimexRokinonOptekaFalconVivitarBower.

8mm T3.1 Cine UMC Fish-Eye II

10mm F2.8 ED AS NCS CS

March 21, 2014
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How To Use Folders In Adobe Lightroom 5

Nice 3:30 minutes video about how to see and manage your folders in Adobe Lightroom 5 by kelbymediagroup on Youtube.

This video is all about folders. It’s probably one of the most-asked-about topics I hear from Lightroom users everywhere. The Folders panel in the Library module is where your photos are stored. So, before keywords, collections, stars, ratings, smart collections or anything else like that, you have folders in their simplest form. And understanding how that panel works is important. So here’s a few little tips and tricks around working with folders that can make it a little easier to navigate.

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March 21, 2014
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Samyang Announcement – New 8mm, 10mm and 12mm Lenses (EF and EF-M mount)

 

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No 35mm with AF as I’ve speculated. But 4 new lenses announced today by Samyang (aka Rokinon aka Bower aka Walimex).

The new lenses are for Canon EF and EF-M (EOS M) mounts:

Product descriptions after the break

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March 21, 2014
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Mitakon Lens Turbo For Canon EF Mounts Available On eBay

Mitakon Lens Turbo


The new Mitakon Canon EF to MFT Lens Turbo adapter can be ordered on eBay. The Mitakon is a clone of the Metabones Speed Booster and costs much less (but does not match the Metabones quality).

Personal View has a long topic about these alternative adapter. It’s interesting to read it to learn about their strength and weaknesses.

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March 21, 2014
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An Introduction To Canon Tilt-Shift Lenses By Vincent Laforet

Canon Tilt-Shift Lenses

Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II

The Canon Digital Learning Center posted the first video of a 3 parts series about the basics of tilt-shift lenses. The host is no less than Canon Explorer of Light Vincent Laforet.

Join Explorer of Light Vincent Laforet on location in New York City as he shares practical examples of how to use Canon’s tilt-shift lenses for architecture, portrait, lifestyle, and tabletop photography. Learn how a tilt-shift lens can correct, enhance and dramatically change a composition.

In Episode 1, Vincent gives an overview of what a tilt-shift lens is and how it differs from other lenses in the EOS lineup.

In Episode 2, Vincent talks about the shift property of the lens and how it can be used to correct distortion and also aid in multi-shot stitching by showing a few practical examples from around the city.

In Episode 3, Vincent shows a few examples of how the tilt functionality of the lens can shift the plane of focus to create a miniature look as well as increase the focus plane.

March 21, 2014
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Zacuto Announces New Lens Support System For Canon CP-N and Zeiss CP Lenses

Zacuto announced a new lens support system for Canon CP-N and Zeiss CP lenses:

You’ve never seen lens supports like these! Slide the ‘hook’ rod mount under your lens and attach the four included ‘foot’ connectors to your Canon cinema primes or Zeiss CP.2 lenses. The hook and foot snap into place seamlessly as you connect your lens to your camera for a stable, elegant lens support solution. No more camera twisting on a baseplate or rocking when you pull focus. Quickly and easily change lenses and adjust for different cameras.

Canon Lens Support: store.zacuto.com/canon-lens-support/
Zeiss Lens Support: store.zacuto.com/zeiss-lens-support/

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Zacuto press release after the break.

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March 20, 2014
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Deal: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II – $1399 (B&H Photo)

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II

B&H Photo has a great deal for the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II going on: get this amazing wide-angle, full-frame lens for just $1399 after $150 instant discount and $150 mail-in rebate. Compare to $1699. Free shipping in the USA and 2% rewards.

Specifications and description after the break.

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