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Optimo Primes

Modular, customizable options for in-camera effects and unique character

Angenieux’s Optimo Primes are full format (aka full frame) lenses with a unique, modular design philosophy based on cinematographer feedback. They are modern high-resolution lenses, with high-contrast and uniform colorimetry, which can be customized to suit a specific project or sequence. Their iris blade, internal optical element, and rear filter can all be configured to achieve the desired look and bokeh.


Key Features

  • Available in 8mm, 21mm, 24mm, 28mm, 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 60mm, 75mm, 100mm, 135mm, and 200mm focal lengths, all with a PL mount
  • 46.3mm image circle covers up to full-frame sensors
  • Max. Aperture: T1.8 to T2.2
  • Color-matched with Angenieux Optimo zoom lenses
  • Configurable iris: a replaceable iris blade unit offers user-configurable bokeh effects, including elliptical and other effects
  • Wide focus throw: precise and ergonomic focus ring with wide 320° rotation
  • Rear filter: a rear filter unit can be used to apply filter looks without over-stacking your mattebox
  • Transmits Cooke /i and ARRI LDS lens data to compatible cameras
  • Compact and lightweight design offers full-frame capture for handheld and gimbal use



  • Creative Flexibility: Angenieux Optimo Primes, by Geoff Smith – 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.


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