Mike Kobal

November 16, 2011

Once Upon A Time In Brooklyn: Soma editorial: Canon 5D mark II

A simple clip about the romantic chemistry between our models :D
The 5D mark II is still king when it comes to shallow depth of field, first time I used my trusty 24 105mm kit lens in a fashion shoot (24 70mm is in the shop) , kept it wide open and the results are impressive. Of course I also used my my 50mm 1.2 (still my favorite lens for the 5D2) and the fantastic Zacuto EVF. Focusing was a breeze with the 50mm, due to the smaller aperture a bit difficult at times with the kit zoom, especially at the wide end. I do like the 105mm at the tele end for close ups. 70mm can be too short for good close ups. Photos after the break

if you like what you hear:
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Filed under: Beauty,Models Fashion,Photography Fashion,Video Beauty,Video Fashion — mike.kobal @ 2:23 pm


  1. hi, thanks 4 insiration. i just bought the 5d m2 but i don´t know wich kit lense. What do you think is the better choice for the compination fotos and video? i think my budget allows me just one lens for the next month so i m between the L 24-70 2,8 or the 24-105 4,0
    later i wil buy the l 70-200 2,8 and a 50mm 1,2 ….

    cya and thanks André

    Comment by andré bystron — November 18, 2011 @ 8:13 am

  2. hey Andre, tuff choice, if you going to by a 50mm 1.2 – go with the 24 105 then, image stabilizer and better reach at 105mm, and for great quality budget lenses for video, check the Rokinons, killer quality, crazy low price
    ich hätte es auch in deutsch schreiben können

    Comment by mike.kobal — November 18, 2011 @ 8:31 am

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