Classic Speed Panchros reborn in modern form

Panchro Classic 152mm rendering, from Cooke's website

Cooke Optics has announced a new line of old lenses: classic Speed Panchros, updated to cover S35mm formats (30mm image circle) and housed in modern shells with PL—and other—mounts. Panchro Classic lenses combine a vintage look with modern conveniences: 110mm front diameters; consistent focus and iris gears; large, high-contrast scales and witness marks; T2.2 max apertures across […]

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Panasonic HC-X1: 4K UHD, 24mm, 20X zoom

Panasonic HC-X1: 4K UHD, 24mm, 20X zoom

The new Panasonic HC-X1 Ultra HD Professional Camcorder, announced at IFA 2016, is developed to meet and exceed professional video production needs, while it offers a wide view of the world, with a newly integrated lens system which boasts the industry’s widest angle at 24mm and 20X zoom. In response to the rising demand for […]

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How do you prefer your display: color, matte or touchscreen? For now, pick only 2 of the 3…

How do you prefer your display: color, matte or touchscreen? For now, pick only 2 of the 3... 1

Someday, I hope we’ll be able to get devices with high-quality displays that possess all three of the desired features: color, matte and touchscreen. For now, with the current technology available to the public, we must compromise, and choose only 2 of those 3 options. In this article, I’ll give you examples of devices that […]

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MSE’s Tank, Dolly and Cart “invade” IBC 2016

MSE’s Tank, Dolly, Cart and arm “invade” IBC

Many innovative accessories used in cinema result from the experience of people frustrated with what was available to them. That’s how some of the products that Matthews Studio Equipment takes to IBC this year have developed. Discover them and their stories here. ProVideo Coalition mentioned, recently, the Matthews Wedge as a solution for low POV […]

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