What lenses was this video filmed with?
by David Smimble on May 3, 2012 at 7:11:07 am
Im told this video was filmed with a Canon DSLR (5D or 7D). Im interested to find out what lenses you experts out there think it might have been filmed with. Im trying to replicate the same sort of setup.
Re: What lenses was this video filmed with? by Tim Crowe on May 12, 2012 at 10:25:20 pm
My best guess would be that they used a combo that's popular among professionals. The first one would be a Canon 24-70mm f2.8. This is perhaps the best lens for DSLR videographers. It allows wide angle, shallow depth of field (If you like it), and a great zoom range with a constant aperture. The second would be a Canon 70-200mm f2.8. This is a great lens because, like the 24-70mm, it has the same constant aperture throughout a great zoom range and you could also get a nice this shallow depth of field with this if you wanted to. Another cool thing with the 70-200mm is its internal zoom. So the lens stays the same length at all focal lengths. If I had to choose one though, it would be the 24-70mm. Considering that they were traveling to Machu Picchu, they probably wanted to travel light and the 24-70mm would be best for that.