SIRUI Goes Full Frame With 50mm T2.9 1.6x Anamorphic Lens

This is the moment that independent filmmakers have been waiting. SIRUI has today announced an affordable full-frame anamorphic lens that offers exciting new creative opportunities at a previously unheard-of price. The SIRUI 50mm T2.9 1.6x full-frame anamorphic is a true cinema lens that is considerably smaller and lighter than other full-frame anamorphic options, perfectly complementing … Read more

Explore Scientific Reaches Distribution Agreement With Vixen Optics Japan

Explore Scientific, LLC has reached an agreement to become the exclusive distributor throughout the Americas of Vixen optical products. With offices in Japan and Germany, Vixen Co., Ltd is an integrated manufacturer of optical devices and renowned developer of cutting-edge optical technology. The company’s extensive product line includes astronomical telescopes, computerized GoTo equatorial mounts, binoculars, … Read more

XTAR SN4 Released on Kickstarter June 7, 2021: A Camera Battery Charger Tailored for Photography and Videography

As a photographer or vlogger, it’s common to have multiple cameras and photographic equipment; different camera brands come with an exclusive set of chargers. But taking all those with you means lugging a bunch of extra bags or constantly having to swap out batteries or connections to get them each charged on a single port. With a 15-year charger-developing experience, … Read more

Gentlemen Coders RAW Power 3.3 Adds Compressed Fujifilm RAW, GoPro RAW, and Free Unlimited Trial

Today, Gentlemen Coders released RAW Power 3.3, a free update to their innovative Mac and iOS photo editing and management app. Highlighting the release is Extended RAW, a breakthrough feature that adds support for cameras beyond those offered by Apple’s RAW engine. Extended RAW supports compressed Fujifilm RAW images, GoPro RAW, and a range of … Read more

SIRUI Announces Ground Breaking New 75mm f1.8 1.33x Anamorphic Lens

Creating images where the subject really stands out in the frame. This new focal length offers the same characteristic stretched oval bokeh and streaked flares that SIRUI’s 1.33x lenses have become famous for. Its anamorphic look combined with the wide f1.8 maximum aperture, 13-blade iris and 1.2m close focus distance offers beautifully blurred backgrounds and … Read more

Ivan Wong Shares Four Expert Tips to Shoot Light Trails

New York and LA-based photographer Ivan Wong shares his expert insights on shooting light trails. Wong is hailed as one of the most popular photographers of 2020, and he starts the new year with grander aspirations. He surged to popularity via Instagram after he moved to New York from LA when he started sharing his … Read more

SIRUI Launch 24mm F2.8 1.33x Anamorphic Lens in Micro Four Thirds , Sony E, Canon EF-M, Nikon Z and Fujifilm X Mounts

SIRUI has today introduced a groundbreaking new 24mm F2.8 1.33x lens that redefines what is possible from a wide-angle anamorphic optic. It features the beautiful stretched oval bokeh and streaked lens flares that Sirui’s affordable anamorphic lenses have become known for, combined with a new wider field of view. Options for affordable wide anamorphic shooting have been … Read more