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Intro image for article At the Bench: Sigma FF High Speed Primes
Tutorials & Guides
Our friends at Sigma recently brought by some of their new cine lenses, which will be available soon, for us to have a look at. In this video, I spend some time with the 40mm and 105mm.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Using the ARRI WCU-4 with ALEXA SXT Plus and Prime Lenses
Tutorials & Guides
The SXT is the third generation of ALEXA from ARRI. This blog concentrates on the wireless capabilities of the SXT Plus. The Plus has electronics for wireless lens functions built in, so motors and cables are all you need to build the camera.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: Sigma Updates
Tech News
In this installment of our NAB 2017 coverage, I’m here with Patrick Santucci from Sigma to discuss some updates and new lenses in the Sigma Cine series.
Intro image for article A Closer Look: ARRI/ZEISS Master Primes and Ultra Primes
Tutorials & Guides
Choosing the make of the lenses you use on a project is one of many ways to create a look. The quality and characteristics of a lens add to the flavor of the image, and is one of the many ways to impart your look as a DP. It's one of my favorite choices a DP can make on a project: which make of lenses will I use for this specific project?
Intro image for article At the Bench: Cooke Mini S4s & the Cooke Look
Tutorials & Guides
Cooke makes several sets of primes lenses, from the high-speed 5/i set to the industry standard S4/i primes to the affordable Mini S4/i lenses. They are separated by T-stop, but they all share the "Cooke Look".
Intro image for article NAB 2013: Schneider's Cine-Xenar III & Xenon FF Primes
Tech News
It's not just cameras that we feature at our NAB booth - we also like to feature interesting new optics, such as Schneider's newest prime lenses. For starters, the Cine-Xenar III primes are specifically designed for digital cinema and feature a choice of mounts (PL or EF), an image circle of 31.5mm, 18-blade iris, and easily interchangeable, calibrated focus scales.
Intro image for article Canon Announces 35mm Cinema Prime Lens
Tech News
Today Canon announced a 35mm CN-E cine-style prime lens to complement its complete line of optics for cine production. The 35mm fills the current gap between the 24mm and 50mm focal lengths.
Intro image for article Canon Expands Cinema EOS Lens Lineup With Two More Primes
Tech News
Canon is introducing two new lenses to their lineup of Cine Primes, which currently includes the 24mm T1.5, 50mm T1.3 and 85mm T1.3. This prime set has now been expanded on both the wide angle and telephoto ends with a 14mm T3.1 and a 135mm T2.2.
Intro image for article Video: Zeiss Compact Primes on "The Bicycle"
Tech News
Zeiss's eagerly anticipated CP.2 lenses, with interchangeable lens mounts, are here! These revolutionary lenses offer Zeiss's superior optical quality in an EF mount that makes them the ideal choice for HDSLR shooters, and the new lenses are more affordable than ever.