Win a brand new Nikon Df, Canon 6D, and Sony a7RBL News
BorrowLenses.com is giving away a grand prize of the winner’s choice between a brand new Sony a7R (body only), a Nikon Df (body only), or a Canon 6D (with a Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L IS USM AF Lens) plus bonus prizes. (more…)
Microadjustment for Lens and Camera Front/Back Focusing IssuesGear Talk Tips & Tricks
All lenses and cameras that return to one of our two headquarters are tested and cleaned by our Receiving Team. Sometimes a lens, in particular, will go out on a rental and need to be replaced by another one from our stock because of focusing issues. The majority of these re-tested lenses end up having nothing wrong with them. Here is an explanation for why this happens and how you can dig deeper into the settings of your camera so that you get the most out of not only rental lenses but your own stock of glass as well. (more…)
5 Resources to Help Protect Your PhotographyTips & Tricks
In an ideal world you will not have to use some of these resources to protect yourself against image theft. However, the use of OPP (other people’s photography) is rampant – sometimes out of malice and sometimes because of a simple misunderstanding or lack of research. Here are 5 things to explore to help you protect your work in the first place and what to do if something unlawful happens to it.
Copyright Your Work
Cool Stuff – January 26, 2014Cool Stuff
Welcome to Cool Stuff, a recurring feature where we post our favorite links, including our favorite articles and how-tos, videos, images and more.
Cool Stuff articles are culled from BLFlip, the official Flipboard Magazine of BorrowLenses.com. If you’ve got an iOS or Android device, you can download the Flipboard app for free now.
- We start this weeks Cool Stuff with a heft dose of eerily mesmerizing video. Artist and professor Dennis Hlynsky at the Rhode Island School of Design created this timelapse-like video that traced (more…)
Working With Magic Lantern RAW FilesTips & Tricks
In case you missed it, we started carrying a version of the Canon 5D Mark III modified with the Magic Lantern firmware modification last year. One of the really cool features of this tweaked body is that you can now shoot 1080p video in RAW format.
Still shooters know what this means: better control over white balance and a file that stands up to post-processing really well. RAW is still something of a new bag for video shooters working with DSLRs, however, and there are a few things you should know when you start working with RAW files from the 5D Mark III.
BorrowLenses Lighting Resource: Syncing Transmitters with StrobesGear Talk
This guide is for the following kits:
Elinchrom BX-Ri 2 500Ws Monolight Kit with Skyport EL Transceiver
Profoto D1 Air 500Ws 2 Monolight Studio Kit with Air Remote
Bowens Gemini 500R 2 Light Umbrella Kit with Pulsar TX Radio Remote
Elinchrom Ranger Quadra Head A Pro Set with Skyport EL Transceiver
Broncolor 1200Ws Two Litos Monolight 22 Kit and Senso Power Pack with RFS 2 Transmitter
Broncolor 2400Ws Two Litos Monolight 42 Kit and Senso Power Pack RFS 2 Transmitter (more…)