As an adventure, lifestyle and travel photographer based part time in the UK and part time in his trusty camper van Clement Hodgkinson enjoys photographing on the road. It is no surprise that jumped on the opportunity to spend a month in New Zealand shooting projects for tourism boards.Continue Reading
When your aim is to take photographs with wide apertures and extremely accurate focusing, high-precision manual lenses can make your work easier. Photographer and educator Martin Krolop walks you through the steps to achieve great images with a manual focus lens.
When photographing people Simon King usually likes to keep a bit of distance for his own comfort as much as theirs, whilst still trying to have an intimate quality to his images. A super wide angle 21mm would usually not be the choice of lens. Learn here why Simon disagrees.
DOP Ludwig Franz has just finished filming four new episodes of ARD prime time series WaPo Bodensee (Director: Raoul Heimrich). WaPo is short for the German water police located at Lake Constance. To shoot the show, Ludwig opted for the new ZEISS Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3. Read on to find out about his impressions.
When shooting travel videos, time lapse or hyper lapse cinematographers can benefit from small and compact lenses. Using photography gear and small setups does not mean that you are taking a step back in your career. Learn how to get high quality footage while fully embracing your creativity.
As long as photographers have cultivated their craft they have also looked for perfect lenses that would allow them to express their vision. Searching for certain aesthetic can be a fascinating journey which takes them into optical theory and laws of physics. Please read on with guest author Toni Ahvenainen who will help shed some light into the quest of finding the perfect lens.
Hi, my name is Irwin Wong and I am professional photographer based in Tokyo, Japan. Every month on Lenspire I’ll be bringing you a journal introducing aspects of my ongoing personal project, which involves documenting traditional crafts and traditions in Japan that are in danger of going extinct. Here is entry number 11 - enjoy!
As a classically trained chef, photographing food and cocktails has become a way of expressing my love of the art though my images. I have had the fortune to work with some of the world’s best chefs and bartenders in the industry.
Constantly moving quickly from shoot to shoot, location to location, I need video equipment that is light and compact but still be able to match the quality of the cinema lenses we use for our bigger productions. The Sony FS7 and A7 SII with the Loxia lenses are already a great match. Learn more.