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A Closer Look at Magnification, or An Extended Look at Macro

A Closer Look at Magnification, or An Extended Look at Macro

Extension tubes are a great, straight-forward way to get into macro photography. Unlike our last post, which focuses on how to increase your depth ...
Stacked

Stacked

Essentially, focus stacking can help you get a deeper depth of field on your subject without using narrow aperture sizes (larger f-stop numbers.) I...
Hands-on Class: The Manipulation of Light

Hands-on Class: The Manipulation of Light

On February 21, Fotodiox teamed up with Canon at Helix Camera & Video in Itasca, IL to present a hands-on class, The Manipulation of Light, wit...
Thinking Outside the [Soft] Box

Thinking Outside the [Soft] Box

In a previous blog post, we laid out the different types of modifiers that we offer. Each modifier has its own pros and cons and situations they're...
A 3D-Printed Lens Adapter for a Minolta MD Lens to Canon FD Cameras #filmsesh

A 3D-Printed Lens Adapter for a Minolta MD Lens to Canon FD Cameras #filmsesh

Hello and welcome back to another installment of #filmsesh where we talk all things film. In this session we will be introducing something we’re we...
Light Modifiers - General Overview

Light Modifiers - General Overview

The most basic element for creating photographs is light, without light the camera cannot expose an image. Light provides sharpness, details and colors for the camera to record an image, so it is important to get the lighting correct...
Bringing the Film Age to Digital (AKA, Not The Kind of Lens Mount Adapter You'd Expect)

Bringing the Film Age to Digital (AKA, Not The Kind of Lens Mount Adapter You'd Expect)

Years ago, before Fotodiox, I had a part time job in a darkroom. There was a lot to be found in a traditional darkroom: comfort, a place to nap, and the familiar smell of stop bath. A darkroom comes to life when it’s busy...
(Probably) The Biggest Variable Neutral Density Filter You've Ever Seen

(Probably) The Biggest Variable Neutral Density Filter You've Ever Seen

Here at Fotodiox, we offer all sorts of direct solutions to problems you may approach on a project. The right tools exist for the right occasion, but I don’t mind a good DIY solution either...
An Evening in the Park with WonderPana & the Rokinon 14mm

An Evening in the Park with WonderPana & the Rokinon 14mm

Our associate Angel was inspired by our WonderPana content over the last week and decided to take an evening walk through Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington DC. He had the Rokinon 14mm with the dedicated WonderPana FreeArc core...
WonderPana Explained

WonderPana Explained

You may have heard of the WonderPana filter system but, you’re probably confused about what 145  and XL mean or what a WonderPana 66 is. In this post we’ll introduce all the terms related to the WonderPana filter system...