Digital Cine Lenses

by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 11/17/2023
The holiday season is starting to ramp up, but with Thanksgiving in a few days, things were quiet this week. We still have a couple of announcements worth mentioning, though. Among these is a collaboration between Nomatic and well-known creator Peter McKinnon to develop the stylish LUMA camera bag collection. Also, Atlas Lens Co. fleshes out its
0 Views ·Posted 11/17/2023
Pre-production is a crucial step in filmmaking that ensures your creative vision is captured on set. In this video, Jabari Holder, Doug Guerra, and Gabriel Richards talk about how their pre-production process affected their short film shoot and post-production. 0:00 - Today's Film Shoot 2:17 - ARRI Alexa 35 4:50 - Lenses & Accessories 8:17 - Lighting 9:36 - Audio 10:35 - Video Shoot 14:49 - Video Editing 16:40 - Audio Editing 18:13 - Final Film 20:51 - Final Thoughts What does your pre-production process look like? Let us know in the
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 11/14/2023
Get your closeups here! Atlas Lens Co. has just announced an expansion of its Mercury Anamorphic cinema prime lens line and is introducing three new lenses in Group II: 54mm T2.2, 95mm T2.2, and
0 Views ·Posted 10/27/2023
DZOFilm's line of Tango S35 Zoom lenses boasts impressive zoom ranges—including the 18-90mm and 65-280mm—and quality craftsmanship, a pleasing cinematic look, and other alluring features. In this B&H video, Scott Owsley tests the 18-90mm T2.9. 0:00 - About These Lenses 1:06 - In This Video 1:33 - Specs 4:59 - Sample Footage 6:56 - Final Thoughts Do you own any of DZOFilm’s Tango S35 Zoom lenses? Let us know what you think of them
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 10/31/2023
When it’s time to step up the look of your digital film production and you are upgrading to a full-frame or Super35 cinema camera, shooting with a new mirrorless full-frame camera, or just seeking that film look, buying or renting the right digital cinema lens requires research, patience, and, most importantly, visual meditation. Whether you’re shooting 8K large format, full frame, anamorphic, or Super35, there’s a cine lens out there that’s just right for recreating
0 Views ·Posted 10/13/2023
What are anamorphic lenses and how do they achieve their cinematic look? What does it mean to de-squeeze? What's so special about bokeh? Matt Matkin answers these questions and others! Are you a fan of anamorphic lenses? Share your thoughts in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 09/14/2023
Didn't get a chance to attend our Bild Expo 2023? No problem! Nick Brigadier takes you on a tour of the show floor for a look at the latest gear—some of which was announced the day of Bild. 0:00 - Introduction 0:40 - Cooke Lenses 1:06 - GoPro HERO12 Black 2:05 - Leica 2:47 - Sony a7C II & a7CR 3:42 - Angenieux 4:38 - DJI Osmo Action 4 5:30 - Hasselblad XCD 4/28P 5:53 - RØDE Wireless GO II 7:01 - Zoom R4 MultiTrak Recorder 7:47 - SmallRig 9:10 - DZOFIlm 10:02 - Tamron 10:58 - Nanlite 11:40 - Nanuk 12:33 - Thank You for Watching! In
0 Views ·Posted 09/12/2023
Canon arrived at the International Broadcasting Convention with a slew of new professional camera gear, including the CN-R Cinema RF-Mount Prime Lens line, the CR-N100 4K PTZ Remote Camera in either black or
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 09/06/2023
It’s here! The Tango Zoom lens line teased by DZOFilm at NAB earlier this year has finally dropped, adding cinema-grade optics and ENG functionality to your Super35 shooting. Two focal lengths—18 to 90mm and 65 to 280mm—are available in imperial and metric markings, as well as in two
0 Views ·Posted 09/05/2023
No matter how much filmmaking continues to innovate and progress, we always have an appreciation for nostalgia. Contemporary film projects that use older, classic lenses is a never-ending trend, but that does not come without its own unique issues. Now, with the release of the new SP3 Full Frame Cine Lenses, Cooke invites you to partake in this nostalgia with these Speed Panchro-inspired lenses, which have been optimized
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 09/01/2023
Angenieux is making it easy to swap your professional zoom lens between Super 35 and Full Frame/Vista Vision cameras without needing to procure an additional lens with the new EZ-3 Series Convertible Super 35 and Full-Frame/VistaVision zoom lens. The convertible feature of this lens makes it perfect for switching between cinema, broadcast, and ENG cameras without missing a beat or lugging a second zoom lens.
0 Views ·Posted 08/18/2023
Jabari Holder tests the video quality of almost every entry-level ZEISS digital cinema lens available, from the CP.3 and LWZ.3 series. He also compares them to the Zeiss Otus, Milvus, Loxia, and Batis lenses. 0:00 - Introduction 0:52 - The Zeiss Look 1:52 - Photo vs. Cine Lenses 7:19 - CP.3 8:51 - LWZ.3 10:21 - Otus 11:23 - Milvus 12:23 - Loxia 13:26 - Batis 14:05 - Final Thoughts Are you a ZEISS fan? Tell us why in the Comments section, below.