Cine Lenses

by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 01/13/2023
DZOFilm is unlocking new horizons (literally) with its newest addition to the wide-angle Catta Ace and Zoom lines: the 18-35mm zoom lens. Boasting the same T2.9 maximum aperture, focus and zoom rotation, and full-frame sensor coverage as the 35-80mm and 70-135 zoom lenses, the 18-35mm lenses have reliable, familiar features to expand your lens loadout. Catta Ace and Zoom Line These new lenses are
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 01/13/2023
"Anamorphic for All" is the goal of The Atlas Lens Co., and The Studio-B&H is proud now to offer the entire line of Atlas Lens Co. lenses to the filmmaking industry. The current Atlas lineup consists of eight Orion 2x T2 S35 primes, five Mercury 1.5x Full-Frame lenses, and the limited-edition set of six Silver Orion primes. Designed by cinematographers for cinematographers, these relatively affordable lenses are poised to bring an
0 Views ·Posted 12/23/2022
Jabari Holder tests the Sigma 65mm T1.5 FF High-Speed Cine Prime Lens against its 50mm and 85mm counterparts. This lens adds more versatility to a filmmaker's kit while maintaining the build and quality of Sigma's cine primes. 0:00 - About Sigma's Cine Lineup 1:
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 12/14/2022
IRIX Cine has released a telephoto counterpart to its macro lens to better suit your long-distance focusing needs. These 150mm T3.0 Telephoto Cine Lenses come in a slew of mount options—Canon EF, Canon RF,
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 10/21/2022
Designed with the arthouse filmmaker in mind, DZOFilm’s limited-edition VESPID Retro 7-Lens Kit with Hard Case features seven PL-mount lenses of varying focal lengths, with silver detailing, for a complete system suited for full-frame cinema cameras. The kit embraces the “retro” look while executing modern imagery.
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 09/07/2022
Sigma has just announced two new additions to its Cine Lens lines, bringing the 65mm focal length to the already impressive lineup. The 65mm T1.5 FF High-Speed Cine Prime is a welcome addition to the high-speed Cine Prime line that already includes 20, 24, 28, 35, 40, 50, 85, and 105mm models. Meanwhile, the new
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