cinema lenses

by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 03/10/2023
DZOFilm has rounded out its Gnosis Macro Prime series with the new Gnosis 24mm T2.8 Macro Lens, available with imperial or metric focus markings to create one cohesive range for wide-angle, macro-focused shots. The 24mm lens itself, like others in the series, has a built-in ARRI LPL-mount with PL and EF-mount adapters to
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,
0 Views ·Posted 12/02/2022
Let’s take a look at DZOFilm's line of macro prime lenses and how they look when used for food videography. Each lens includes ARRI PL and Canon EF lens mounts, making it suitable for use with a wider selection of cameras. DZO Film 35, 65, 90mm primes The 32mm T2.8 Gnosis Macro Prime Lens from DZOFilm provides impressive close-up
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 Steven Gladstone ·Posted 09/07/2022
Do you wish the classic Leica M lenses, with their iconic look, were better suited for large format cinematography? Well, Leitz has some great news for you. The new Leitz HUGO lenses use the same Leica M optics that have made the Leitz M 0.8 series so popular, but feature the same housing style and build quality that have helped make the Leitz's cinematography lenses a reliable choice in the demanding cine production field. Lightweight, with close-focusing capability, these new HUGO lenses are a wonder, blending the classic Leica M look with
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 04/26/2022
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!