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Hasselblad 907x 50C

The Hasselblad 907X 50C Is A Slow Camera – It’s How It Should Be

You pick up a Hasselblad 500C for the first time, and if you know enough about the camera itself, and its maker, you feel the weight of history in its heft.

I know what Becca Farsace is talking about in this video as she describes using the Hasselblad 907X mirrorless V System camera with the CVF II 50C digital back.

To a new user, this strange camera, with its strange form factor may be something of a mystery. However, to me, the Hasselblad 500 system is something that takes me back to my childhood.

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1 Trillion FPS. Photographing Light Itself

Science is amazing. Scientists look at the world around us and try to understand it in increasing detail every time. We see light all the time… But we don’t see what it does as it moves through space. We can’t visualize the movement of a ray of light… Until now. With the use of specialized technologies, scientists are now able to visualize how light moves and changes as it moves. This is a fascinating idea. Check out this video to see just what it looks like. Standardize

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Filming Parkour – an Insiders Guide

Scott Bass is a practitioner of Parkour, a Photographer and Cinematographer. To those of you who have followed his work, you’ll recognise his videos “Live On” and “Constant Motion“, considered by many to be outstanding examples of Parkour Videography. His work often features well-known parkour athletes Daniel Ilabaca and Phil Doyle among others, and his unique position as a practitioner himself gives him a unique understanding of his subject, and makes filming parkour that much easier.

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The Art and Science of Camera Lens Manufacturing: A Comprehensive Guide

The world of photography, television, and cinema revolves around the camera lens; a marvel of optical engineering. The process of camera lens manufacturing is a fascinating blend of precision, expertise, and meticulous attention to detail. This article provides an in-depth exploration of this process based on the process you see in the video below… from the initial cutting of optical glass to the final quality inspection of the assembled lens.

The embedded video from YouTube, is about how TV lenses are made. However, the same basic principles apply to Digital and Film camera lenses too, so this is a really interesting look into the manufacturing process. The video comes from Discovery Channel.

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