cinema lenses

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 04/26/2022
NAB 2022 – Rokinon steps up its game with the Meister Professional Cinema Lenses and Xeen Anamorphic Pro Full-Frame Cinema Lenses. At T1.3, the spherical primes are fast—very fast—for full-frame lenses and they use 13-blade irises to provide not just excellent low-light performance, but pleasing bokeh for natural-feeling out-of- focus highlights. Rokinon's X-coatings provide good contrast and help control flare and internal ghosting,
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 04/05/2022
With the release of the 15mm Supreme Prime, ZEISS has completed the 14-lens set of Supreme Primes, a task requiring technical perfection that yields a sharp yet beautiful organic look covering full-frame and larger sensors. Since it shares focus and iris gear positions with other lenses in the series, working with the 15mm Supreme Prime will come naturally and smoothly as you add it to your set. But it isn't just the mechanical perfection built
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 01/13/2022
The video department at B&H Photo is pleased to announce the 7artisans Vision Cine line of cine-style prime lenses for mirrorless cameras. Crafted expressly for video use, these 25, 35, and 50mm lenses feature a super-fast T1.05 maximum aperture, cine-standard 0.8 MOD gearing, lovely bokeh, and focus scales in both feet and meters. Each focal length comes in Canon RF, Sony E, FUJIFILM X, Leica L, and MFT mounts. To help speed lens changes between shots, each
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 12/23/2021
ZEISS lenses have long been renowned for capturing sharp, accurate imagery for still photo and cinematographic applications. As some manufacturers continue to blur the line between still photo and digital cinema cameras, ZEISS has introduced several lens series that are ideal for content creators who are moving from stills to video or who work in both mediums. The lenses in these Batis,
0 Views ·Posted 10/14/2021
Our video team tests the DZOFilm VESPID Prime Lens Kit, which is well-suited for filmmaking productions, ranging from independent to studio. These affordable cinema lenses boast impressive build quality, versatile mount-ability, and stunning cinematic image quality. Have you used any of these lenses? Share your experiences below in the Comments section!
0 Views ·Posted 01/17/2021
See how the brand new ARRI Signature Zooms were integrated into the emerging world of LED Video Wall and Virtual Production for a fashion shoot with the set design rendered in real time via Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. Have you used ARRI Signature Zooms on your film or video production? Tell us about your experience in the Comments, below!
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 01/11/2021
We here at B&H Photo are happy to share with you the news of the newest member of Tokina’s Cinema Vista line of full-frame lenses: the 65mm T1.5. Sharing the same features with other lenses in the lineup that make the Cinema Vistas an excellent choice for full-frame or VistaVision origination, the 65mm has the same robust build and quality, with a T1.5 maximum aperture and a 9-blade iris to deliver consistent exposure between lenses, thus avoiding relighting when swapping lenses, as well as maintaining the same pleasing bokeh. The lens
0 Views ·Posted 11/17/2020
There is a new cinema zoom lens in B&H's inventory—the Sony FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G—and we are testing it on the Sony PXW FX6 cinema camera. This lens has been designed for filmmakers and video professionals, combining traditional cinema lens operability with the benefits of the Sony E Mount, which allows for autofocus and precise manual focus control. The 16-35mm offers superior sharpness, excellent resolution, a constant aperture of T3.1,
0 Views ·Posted 10/02/2020
B&H’s Michel Suissa talks with DPs Logan Schneider and Jimmy Matlosz about their experiences filming with ARRI’s Signature Zoom Lenses. After you've enjoyed this conversation, learn more about The Studio at B&H Professional Services and shop for the ARRI Signature Zooms.   Similar videos you’ll enjoy:
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 07/10/2020
Add a set of solid zoom lenses to your cinema rig for the studio, documentary, or field productions with the new Pictor 20 to 55mm and 50 to 125mm zoom lenses, from DzoFilms. Both lenses feature a 31.1mm image circle that is large enough to cover up to Super 35 sensors and a wide range of cinema cameras.
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
by Ronald Francis ·Posted 05/18/2020
The Meike 50mm T2.2 Manual Focus Cinema Lens, in an MFT mount, is the latest edition to Meike’s line of compact cine lenses for Micro Four Thirds sensors. Designed with an all-metal housing and low-dispersion glass with multi-layer coating, the lens is robust yet lightweight, and allows for reduced flare and ghosting, providing for increased color accuracy. The fast T2.2 maximum aperture ensures better performance
520 Views ·Posted 09/12/2019
Sony has just announced the Sony FX9 XDCAM Cinema Camera. Jeff Rojas sat down for an in-depth first look of the camera with Sony's Tom Cubby. A worthy successor to the Sony FS7 and FS7II, the PXW-FX9 features a new full-frame 6K Exmor R sensor, 15+ stops of dynamic range, dual native 800/4000 ISOs, a variable ND and fast hybrid auto focus.    Also announced, Sony’s new
by Staff Writer ·Posted 12/05/2019
Sigma has always been that go-to lens for quality, reliability, and price advantage, compared to other high-end cinema lenses. And the company has just moved its cine lens lines forward again, at IBC 2019—and in a way, back in time. First, Sigma released a new PL to L-mount lens adapter to add PL lenses to cameras such, as the Sigma fp. Second, the company has updated its popular FF High Speed Prime lens line to a new Art Prime line, which include Cooke /i technology. And last and definitely not least, a new FF Classic Prime line has been