Damien Demolder

Damien Demolder

DPReview Contributor
Lives in United Kingdom United Kingdom
Works as a Journalist and Photographer
Has a website at www.damiendemolder.com
Joined on May 9, 2014

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Irix adds 30mm T1.5 lens to full frame cine line-up

The new 30mm T1.5 offers a budget option for film makers, especially those shooting with full frame sensors, while still providing full cine-lens features

Venus Optics adds new mount options for seven of its most popular Laowa lenses

Seven existing Laowa lenses get new mount options, including the 24mm Probe lens which now comes fitted for Nikon Z and Canon RF, while the wide Cine lenses come to Nikon Z and the L mount

Prolycht’s Orion 300 FS is a relatively affordable six-color LED studio light

Six-color LED lights not only produce more accurate skin tones across a range of white balance settings but also create a much wider spectrum of color effects too. Such lights used to be only for those with Hollywood budgets, but Prolycht has just brought the price down. We all could be using them soon.

Sirui rehouses its 1.33x anamorphic lenses for cinema rigs and adds T-stops

The four anamorphic lenses get new housings with mod gears as well as T-stops and longer focus throw to make them easier to work with on rigged cameras.

Sekonic celebrates 70th anniversary with a limited-edition, retro-inspired light meter

A burgundy and rose gold version of the L-398A Studio Deluxe lll is set to commemorate the light meter manufacturer's big—though some might argue the standard version looks nicer.

Video: Smarter Every Day shows the science behind film development

A visit to a film processing lab shows how film gets developed, scanned and corrected, for the Smarter Every Day YouTube channel. If you don't know how film works this video will show you. Spoiler: it isn't magic!

Researchers propose ‘spaceplates’ to miniaturize lenses by reducing air gaps

A team from the University of Ottawa has shown that lenses can be made shorter when spaceplates made of metamaterials are introduced to the optical path. The findings promise miniaturized lenses with no loss of quality

Gitzo takes a battering for lack of communication over Légende tripod delays.

A delay of up to three months to fix a packaging issue has annoyed some Gitzo customers, but not as much as the company's alleged lack of response to emails sent to a dedicated Gitzo address

World’s longest AF SLR lens, the Canon EF 1200mm F5.6, comes up for sale at auction in Germany

Could it hit $200,000? Quite possibly. The Canon EF1200mm f/5.6 L USM is an extremely rare beast, but one is coming to auction in October this year

Hands-on with the Sirui 75mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

Sirui launches another 1.33x anamorphic lens for film makers who don't have $$$$ budgets. This time it's a mid-telephoto for portraits and more distant perspectives