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Intro image for article ARRI Applications: Dylan George x Signature Zooms
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AbelCine teamed up with ARRI and Dylan George to explore the application of ARRI Signature Zooms in the world of high-end fashion production. Two-time Academy Award-nominee Djimon Hounsou lent his commanding presence and undeniable charm to the shoot, which was directed by Kwaku Alston and shot by DP Bartosz Nalazek, PSC, with color grading by Picture Shop.
Intro image for article Sony Announces New FR7 Full-Frame PTZ Camera
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Sony recently unveiled an exciting new camera – the FR7, part of their Cinema Line – that combines the DNA of their Alpha 7-series of full-frame mirrorless cameras with the flexibility, precision and control of a remote-controlled studio camera.
Intro image for article A Closer Look at the New Sony 70-200mm Zoom & FX3
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We recently had the chance to test Sony's new FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II lens on the FX3 Full Frame Cinema Camera.
Intro image for article Canon Announces New Flex Zoom Cine Lenses
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Canon recently announced the launch of a new line of full frame (aka full format) zoom lenses as part of their EF Cinema Lens lineup. These new lenses, called the Flex Zoom series, were developed to provide cinema-style productions with a full frame option leading to greater workflow efficiency. The first lenses in the series are the CN-E 20-50mm T2.4 L F/FP wide-angle zoom lens and the CN-E 45-135mm T2.4 L F/FP telephoto zoom lens. Both lenses are available in EF mount (the 'F' versions) or in standard PL mount (denoted 'FP').
Intro image for article Faster, Lighter, Smarter: Cooke Launches New S8/i Full Frame Prime Lenses
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Cooke announced the launch of a new line of Full Frame (aka Full Format) prime lenses – the S8/i series. These new flagship lenses slot in at the top of Cooke’s range of spherical Full Frame primes. The set will initially comprise focal lengths of 25mm, 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, and 135mm. Nine additional focal lengths are anticipated in Fall of 2022, including 18mm, 21mm, 27mm, 35mm, 65mm, 85mm MACRO, 180mm, 250mm, and 350mm.
Intro image for article Radiant Control: ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance Lenses
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Since their release in Fall 2019, ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance lenses have offered DPs a unique creative choice in lens selection that's applicable to a wide variety of projects. These lenses feature highly expressive, yet also highly controllable, flare behavior thanks to their T* Blue coatings.
Intro image for article An In-Depth Look at the ARRI Hi-5
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Recently I was joined by Michael Best, ARRI Product Manager of Professional Camera Accessories, to take a closer look at ARRI's new Hi-5 wireless follow focus system.
Intro image for article ARRI Knowledge Base: Electronic Control System
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One of the main benefits of using ARRI's Electronic Control System on set is that it frees the Camera Assistant from various tasks that may have meant lots of record keeping and reports – the ECS system records vital information directly into each file recorded by an ARRI camera.
Intro image for article Creative Flexibility: Angenieux Optimo Primes
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Angenieux’s Optimo Prime full format, single focal-length lenses address the modern DP’s need for high resolution, contrast, and uniform colorimetry but with flexible customization to support the quest for a certain “character,” which may be appropriate for different projects or sequences.