Cine Lenses

by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted
Let’s face it: cinema lenses aren’t cheap, and for good reason. Cinema lenses are, generally, superior to conventional “non-cine” lenses in almost every regard. They’re more durable, offer better control, produce superior image quality, and so on. The only downside is the price you pay for the privilege of their performance; a top-tier cine lens can easily run you thousands of dollars. But don’t reach for your
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
As the holidays quickly approach, the pace of new product launches slows but it doesn’t stop. This week, we have a good lineup for video production to highlight. A couple of cine lens lineups are getting tweaked this week, with Tokina revealing a new character-filled version of its full-frame cinema primes, the Vista-P series, and Samyang/Rokinon adding a
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Announcing Canon's new offerings for its PTZ camera and cine lens lines—just in time for NAB. Canon has released an updated model of the CR-N700 Indoor PTZ camera, PTZ auto-tracking and auto-looping firmware updates, a 14-35mm T1.7 Cine Flex Zoom lens, a 31.5-95mm T1.7 Cine Flex Zoom lens, and multiple zoom lens relay kit upgrades. Canon will also be presenting the future MS-500 high-precision monitoring camera at NAB 2023, which is now in development. Auto-Tracking and Auto-
by Staff Writer ·Posted
SIGMA has recently released two new lenses, the 65mm T1.5 FF HS Cine Prime and the 65mm T2.5 Classic Prime. These lenses offer filmmakers and videographers an eleventh option in both of SIGMA’s Cine Prime lineups. SIGMA
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted
More is more when it comes to the Cooke S8/i Full Frame T1.4 Prime cinema lens line, which has increased its total number of focal lengths from seven to eleven with the addition of 18mm, 27mm, 35mm, and 65mm lenses. These new focal lengths are designed to mirror the same standards as their predecessors for easy integration into your preëxisting lineup. New Cooke S8/i Full Frame T1.4
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What's the difference between cine lenses and photo lenses? Can you use your photography lens to film a video? Jabari Holder explains the pros and cons of each type of lens and shares best practices for each. 0:00 – Introduction 0:27 – The Pros of Cinema Lenses 4:13 – The Pros of Photo Lenses 5:53 – Summary
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Should you use manual focus or autofocus when shooting video? Using the Canon C70, Nick Brigadier tests various shots, such as the whip pan and tracking shot, to see which type of focus provides better results. 0:00 - Introduction 0:40 - Test 1 3:27 - Test 2 5:38 - Test 3 7:43 - Test 4 9:26 - When to Use Auto vs. Manual Focus
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
DZOFilm is rounding out its Pictor Zoom line with the new 12-25mm T2.8 Parfocal Cine Zoom Lens for Super 35 cameras in finish colors of black or white. Perfect for everyday portraits, landscapes, and nature footage, this lens also joins the 20-55mm and 50-125mm Pictor zooms in two new three-lens kits, also in
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted
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
"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
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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
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
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
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
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