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Camera and lens tests can be boring to watch. I know because I’ve done them myself and have therefore come to that conclusion — but it doesn’t always have to be like that. Jonathan Yi, a director and DP who recently participated in the Vimeo Video School 2012 Year in Tech: Reflections and Predictions conversation with me, has been producing funny and refreshing camera and lens tests for quite some time now, and we shared his hilarious C300 test a while back. Now he’s back with a brand new and relatively NSFW test featuring Canon’s CN-E Cinema Prime lenses vs. the Canon L Series still photography lenses. Click through to check it out. More »

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Up until recently, there wasn’t much competition for PL style lenses at the lower budget level. If you were lucky, some used Super Speeds or Standard Speeds would be a good catch. Now we’ve got brand new cinema lenses from Canon right in this range, the CN-E lenses, and even though they aren’t PL mount, they cross off the other checkboxes in regards to giving you a professional solution. The team over at Magnanimous Media got a hold of the CN-E 24mm T/1.5, 50mm T/1.3, and 85mm T/1.3 primes from Canon, and compared them in a brief, unscientific test against the equivalent still lenses from Canon, the 24mm F/1.4, 50mm F/1.2, and 85mm F/1.2. Click through to watch their results. More »