Cinemodding Asahi Optics Takumar lenses

Cinemodding Takumar lenses

Takumar lenses were designed by Asahi Optics (Japan) for the Pentax Spotmatic SLR cameras. The Takumar line featured great lenses like the 50mm f/1.4, the 85mm f/1.8 and the 135mm f/2.5. Takumar lenses are known for their build quality and they offer great image quality. They perform great on modern day DSLR, mirrorless and cinema cameras - especially after 'cinemodding' them.

Rapido Technology FVD-16A - Front Variable Diopter

Rapido Technology FVD-16A - Front Variable Diopter

Rapido Technology's FVD16-A is a front variable diopter for anamorphic setups, eliminating the double focus isuse commonly encountered in anamorphic videography.

The Basics of Timelapse Photography

The Basics of Timelapse Photography

This blogpost discusses the basics of timelapse photography, from planning to post-production.

Sankor 16F Anamorphic Adapter

Sankor 16F Anamorphic

The Sankor 16F is an anamorphic projector lens with a 2x squeeze / stretch factor. Its compact build makes it easy to adapt to digital cameras. Beautiful flares, built-in front filter threads.

Century Optics 16x9 & Tokina +0.4 Achromatic Diopter


The Century Optics 16x9 Ratio Converter is a compact 1.33x, focus through anamorphic adapter. Coupled with the Tokina +0.4 achromatic diopter it's one of the more portable anamorphic setups.

The Basics of Anamorphic Optics for Filmmaking

The Basics of Anamorphic Optics of Filmmaking

Anamorphic Optics add a great deal for creating more cinematic videos. This post explains the basics of anamorphic optics for filmmaking.

Venus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT review

Venus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f/2 for Micro Four Thirds

The Laowa 7.5mm by Venus Optics is a super wide angle, rectilinear lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Overall sharpness and contrast of this lens is great. At $500 it's an absolute 'no-brainer'.

Tips to make GoPro timelapse videos look more professional

How to make gopro footage look more professional

GoPro cameras are a great starting point for making good looking timelapse videos. This blogpost offers a few tips to take your GoPro timelapse videos to the next level.