Author: Sohail Mamdani

Sohail Mamdani is a writer, filmmaker, and photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Latest Gear at BorrowLenses – September Edition

BL New Features & Announcements

In a shocking move, Sony have released new gear, Atomos unleash a killer product, we’ve got something that will let you paint with light,...

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Latest Gear at BorrowLenses – August Edition

BL New Features & Announcements

Nikon's old 500mm and 600mm f/4 lenses were excellent bits of glass (though calling them "bits" is an understatement). But what's good can...

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Latest Gear at BorrowLenses – July Edition

BL New Features & Announcements

Canon finally has an affordable 4K camera, Tokina’s got some cool Cine zooms for you, and we have the latest addition to the Leica...

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Going Long On a Budget: The Tamron 150-600mm Telephoto Lens

Gear Reviews • 8 Comments

I’m kind of a big fan of Canon and Nikon’s long glass. More than once I’ve taken either Nikon’s 800mm or 600mm lenses with a fast...

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Swap Out That Wide Angle Lens for Your Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography • 5 Comments

Landscape shooters love their wide-angle lenses. From the amazing Nikon 14–24mm f/2.8 to the new Canon 11–24mm f/4, it’s usually the...

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Latest Gear at BorrowLenses – June Edition

BL New Features & Announcements

We're feeling like standing outside the door of our San Carlos or Waltham headquarters and yelling, "New gear! Get your new gear! Fresh off...

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Leverage Multiple Camera Platforms with Adapters

Gear Reviews • 3 Comments

To marry that Nikon lens to my 5D Mark II, I used this Nikon G lens to Canon adapter. I added a lens hood I own to the setup to avoid some...

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Latest Gear at BorrowLenses – May Edition

BL New Features & Announcements • 2 Comments

The pace of gear releases in our industry seems to be constantly increasing these days. Every month, we have new photo or video gear coming...

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Atomos Shogun First Impressions

Videography

A couple of weeks ago, we posted a few tips for folks shooting with the Atomos Shogun external monitor/recorder. I’ve had some time...

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5 Quick Tips for Shooting with the Atomos Shogun

Videography • 2 Comments

We’re currently putting the Atomos Shogun recorder/monitor through its paces and put together a few tips and tricks that we’ve...

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