Uncategorized

Achieving Magic Bokeh

Achieving Magic Bokeh

If you reverse one optical element of a $70 Zenit MC Zenitar 50mm f/2 lens, you get this magic bokeh. Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami has been studying and experimenting with lenses for years. He discovered that by reversing one of the elements in a lens, the lens will create an unusual and stunning bokeh. Considering the price of the lens, it’s a low-cost experiment. It’s even cheaper used.

After modifying the lens, Rostami mounted it to his Canon 6D DSLR with a M42-to-EF mount adapter. Here’s a video that shows how he did it:

Curiously he made this YouTube video with a smart phone in portrait, rather than landscape mode.


Keep Reading...

Search For The Right Camera For My Underwater ROV

I wanted to build an Underwater ROV that would provide a live video feed from under the sea. Daunting, but do-able.

Read More

Ohio Videographer Faces Felony Charges Over Drone Flight

Hexacopter drone pilot charged with felony.

Read More
police body cameras

Time for Police Body Cameras

by Hal Landen This is a promotional video from Reveal Media, a company which manufactures police body cameras. Other manufacturers include Panasonic and Wolfcom. It’s Time for Police Body Cameras Body cameras also known as body worn video are typically used by law enforcement to record interactions with the public and to collect evidence at […]

Read More
Atomos Ninja 2 Captures Pro Res for Less than $300

Atomos Ninja 2 Captures Pro Res/DNxHR for under $300

Atomos Ninja 2 Captures Pro Res/DNxHR for under $300 First Pro-Res/DNxHR monitor-recorder under $300 The new Ninja 2 from Atomos captures Apple ProRes and AVID DNxHD recording from HDMI cameras for less than $300. The monitor-recorder allows any HD camera to record to a pro format. It avoids the internal MPEG compression. Your output goes […]

Read More


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • Forbes Magazine calls VideoUniversity one of the best business-to-business sites for digital video production.
  • WINNER
    Videography Magazine's
    "Website of the Month" Award
  • WINNER
    PC Magazine Online "Best Desktop Video Site" Award
  • WINNER
    CyberFilm School's "FOUR STAR" Award