Legendary Lenses: Helios-442

13th July 2020Lenses

I’ve begun a series of videos about ‘legendary lenses’ – unique, rare or otherwise iconic optics. This is the first episode – naturally it had to be about the ultimate vintage lens, the Helios 44-2.

IDX IPL and Imicro Review

25th February 2020AKS

Last week I got my hands on the brand new IPL and Imicro batteries from IDX to see how they compare to the other V-Lock batteries available.

Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 review

23rd September 2019Lenses

The Sigmonster. The Bigma. Green Machine. The Tank. This lens has many names; officially, it’s called the Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 / 400-1000mm f/5.6. The lens is ten years old, and yet so little is known about it – so I decided to try it out for myself.

Canon C500 Mark II vs Sony FX9

13th September 2019Cameras

Sony and Canon battle to become the new full frame cinema camera champion. Let’s look more closely at the new FX9 and the C500 Mark II and compare them side by side.

IDX vs PAG

5th December 2018AKS

Earlier this year I spent five whole days watching batteries drain and then recharge. It was so thrilling that I’ve decided to do it again; this time with industry favourites PAG and IDX.