Cine Lenses

by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 07/27/2022
DZOFilm’s newest full-frame lens line provides impressive magnification for small subject matter with a wide range of camera mounting capabilities. The Gnosis Macro Prime lenses come in 32mm, 65mm, and 90mm
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 07/18/2022
DZOFilm rounds out its VESPID and Catta lens collections with exciting new products. Coming to the VESPID T2.1 prime lens line are two new focal lengths for PL-mounts—21mm and 40mm—and an all-inclusive PL-mount
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 07/15/2022
The Laowa Nanomorph 1.5x anamorphic lenses from Venus Optics combine innovative design with high-quality optics to create a set of anamorphic lenses for Super35-sized sensors that are incredibly compact and lightweight, enabling you to take your anamorphic cinematography to places undreamed of in the past. The lenses are available in three focal lengths—
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 06/16/2022
B&H is excited to share DZOFilm’s announcement of its new VESPID Cyber full-frame cine-style prime lenses. While full details are still yet to come, these primes appear to be updated versions of the existing VESPID Cyber lenses with the addition of a lens data interface that can transmit information that is vital to F/X work and to matching shots on different days or in different locations. Unique Data Interface Function Available to start in
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 04/18/2022
DZOFilm is at it again with new zoom lenses, kits, and filter accessories for cine production. Creating sharp, modern cine-zoom lenses tailored to your production needs has been one of the hallmarks of DZOFilm, and its new Pictor and Catta zooms fit right in with the brand's earlier offerings. With the Pictor line targeting Super35-sized sensors and the Catta zooms designed for full-frame production, you can choose the lens that is right for you. These zooms are parfocal—that is, they maintain their focus throughout the zoom range, so no need
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 04/12/2022
B&H is pleased to announce the new Canon CN-E20-50mm T2.4 and CN-E45-135mm T2.4 professional Flex Zoom series cinema EOS lenses, in EF mount and PL mount models, adding Canon’s first full-frame cinema zoom lenses to the Canon cinema-lens family. Designed to fit right into 4K production environments, these lenses provide beautiful,
0 Views ·Posted 11/16/2021
Once again, DZOFilm delivers new options for high-production-value cinematography, and we at B&H Photo are excited to announce the two new full-frame zoom lenses in the DZOFilm Catta series. Available in white and suitable for narrative, commercial, live, and documentary filmmaking, these cinema-style  interchangeable-mount zoom lenses are available in Canon RF, Leica L, Sony E, Fuji X, and Nikon Z mounts, allowing you to swap  mounts and mount them natively on most cameras
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 11/12/2021
Bring the sweet allure of Leitz lenses to your full-frame cine footage using the new Leitz ELSIE Cine Prime Lenses. This group of LPL-mount premium lenses was created expressly for use with digital cinema cameras yet retains the renowned painterly characteristics of the Leica M line. Named in honor of Elsie Kuhn-Leitz, the daughter of Ernst Leitz II, the ELSIEs use a subtle fall-off in resolution and illumination to draw the viewer’s attention to the center of your
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 11/20/2020
Although the Canon Cine lens selection is just a small part of Canon’s overall lens lineup, these lenses deliver significant advantages for those who work in the cine side of things. Whether you are working with Canon’s Cine EOS line of cameras, a high-end digital cine camera, or even cameras such as Canon’s C70, The Cine EOS line of lenses has something to offer. The Basics First, let’s go over the basics of cinema-style lenses, to point out why they are made the way they are, and how that helps you shoot your best. Prime Prime lenses, or
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 10/29/2020
If you’ve already picked up a set of Pictor parfocal zoom lenses from DZOFilm, its new line of cinema prime lenses will complete your production set. The new DZOFilm VESPID prime lenses include 25, 35, 50, 75,100, 125mm, and 90mm macro models with a PL mount and an EF mount option. Each prime lens features a fast T2.1 aperture and a 16-blade iris to produce
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 07/06/2020
Go wide, wider, and widest with three new ultra-wide Laowa cine lenses from Venus Optics. These uniquely compact, fast lenses include a 15mm T2.1 Zero-D for full-frame cameras, a 9mm T2.9 Zero-D for Super 35 capture, and a 7.5mm T2.1 for Micro Four Thirds sensors. Each lens sports the same high-quality optical construction as the Venus still-photo lenses, but incorporates distinct, pro cine-style features. Venus Optics has also
2,602 Views ·Posted 12/26/2019
With ARRI's Signature Series Prime Lenses, cinematographer Michelle Clementine shows us how to light for darker skin tones while filming. Designed for use with full-frame, large-format sensors, the versatile ARRI Signature Primes also cover Super 35.
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 10/30/2019
Shooting video with your DSLR or mirrorless camera and ready to invest in a set of your own lenses? Start building your “glass” kit with a trio of cine-style lenses chosen to suit your current shooting style and to keep for years to come. Choose from a classic 24/25, 50, and 75/85mm set, a trio of longer lenses to compress your depth of field for dramatic, intimate closeups, or a trifecta of wider focal lengths for travelogues, establishing shots, or immersive closeups. Here are a just a few selections from the array of
by Staff Writer ·Posted 09/17/2019
Add another quality cine-style prime lens to your Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Z CAM E2, or other MFT-mount cine camera with the fast MicroPrime CINE 21mm T1.6 and 50mm T1.4 MFT-mount lenses, the two latest offerings from SLR Magic. These two new prime lenses join the diverse MicroPrime CINE MFT-mount line that
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 09/18/2019
Filmmakers, take heed: the Leitz Cine Primes and Zooms are sharp, with natural-looking bokeh and round, out-of-focus highlights, and they cover VistaVision. Lenses, not diamonds—it is lenses that are forever, or at least a long time—provided you get the right one. Even in this digital age, with new sensors and new cameras coming fast and furious, your lens investment can outlast the most recent camera. The lens that