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Intro image for article At the Bench: First Look at the Fujinon Premista 28-100mm Zoom
Tutorials & Guides
Recently I had the opportunity to take a first look at the brand new Fujinon Premista 28-100mm T2.9 zoom lens. One of the few full frame zoom lenses, this lens will also have a sister lens released by the end of 2019, the Premista 80-250mm T2.9-3.5.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Sigma High-Speed Cine Zooms
Tutorials & Guides
Sigma now has two high-speed cine zooms on the market: the 18-35mm T2 and the 50-100mm T2. Both are designed for Super 35mm camera systems, are under $4,000, and are available in EF, E and PL mounts.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Zeiss LWZ.3 21-100 Lightweight Zoom
Tutorials & Guides
The LWZ.3 21-100mm Lightweight Zoom from ZEISS is an extremely versatile lens that's designed for Super 35mm and APS-C sensor based camera systems. It is well suited for corporate, documentary and narrative work – especially projects where both budget and high image quality are considerations.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Angenieux Optimo Anamorphic 44-440 A2S Zoom
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Angenieux has created three zoom lenses in their Optimo Anamorphic lineup: the 30-72, 56-152, and the 44-440. In this video, I take a closer look at the 44-440mm.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Fujinon MK50-135 Lens
Tutorials & Guides
The other day I had the chance to get a peek at the new Fujinon MK50-135 zoom lens. This lens compliments the recently-announced MK18-55 (watch Matt Porwoll’s video on the 18-55, part of his Behind the Lens documentary zoom series).
Intro image for article Behind the Lens: Zeiss LWZ.3 21-100mm Zoom
Tutorials & Guides
Zeiss has had a line of reasonably priced cinema zooms for a few years now, but the introduction of the Zeiss LWZ.3 21-100mm takes things up a notch. The 21-100 covers a much longer focal length range than any of their other lenses, and is more than a pound lighter than its predecessors.
Intro image for article Behind the Lens: Canon CN-E 15.5-47 & 30-105 Compact Zooms
Tutorials & Guides
Canon’s CN-E Compact Zooms have been a great addition to documentary cinematography since their release five years ago. The image quality is superb and is a great choice for higher-end productions. They offer a comfortable size and weight, with a fast, consistent T2.8 aperture. This pair of lenses offers a great focal length range that will cover you in most shooting situations. Let’s take a deep dive into the look and feel of these two lenses.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: Fujinon MK 50-135 Lens
Tech News
Thomas Fletcher of Fujifilm joined me to discuss the new Fujinon MK 50-135mm T2.9 Cine-Zoom Lens. This is a telephoto companion lens to compliment the recently announced 18-55mm T2.9.
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.