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Conspiracy or Subjectivity? An In Depth Look at the Color Changing Dress

I know this post is rather long, but it was so intriguing to me that I just had to go into full blown detail as to what's happening with this internet phenomenon of the color changing dress. If you don't really care about all the mumbo jumbo of how your brain, eyes and cameras work as well as color theory, subjectivity and perception, you can just skip to the bottom and have all the answers to life. Actually, I don't have the answers to life, but for some of you who are in a conundrum because of this photo, it may just feel like it.

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Soligor FD 28mm f/2.8 Sharpness Test on Epic

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Soligor FD 28mm f/2.8 Sharpness Test on Epic

Up until recently, it was very difficult to use these fantastic old FD lenses on digital cameras. With the EOS mount, Canon changed the Flange Focal Distance (FFD) of their mounts, so even with an adapter, the FD lenses wouldn't work properly. Thanks to Optitek in Thousand Oaks, CA - who have manufactured an FD mount for the Red Epic - we can now see this wonderful glass in action on digital cameras...

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First Time Shooting Stills with Red Epic

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First Time Shooting Stills with Red Epic

After owning the Red Epic for just over a year now, I've had plenty of experience with the cinematography aspect of using the camera. The last two sets of model shoots I did was with a Canon T1i and 35mm AE-1 Program with Kodak Portra film stock. This weekend, I finally was able to try out shooting bits of video to capture stills, rather than one click at a time.

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