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Quick Look: Signature Primes

Quick Look: Signature Primes

ARRI is now shipping Signature Primes, lenses “designed to render organic, emotionally engaging images, gently softening and texturizing the large format with natural skin tones and creamy bokeh.” Signatures Primes…

Cine Gear: Lumix S1H Full-Frame DSLM

Cine Gear: Lumix S1H Full-Frame DSLM

Panasonic rolled out the full-frame Lumix S1H at Cine Gear Expo with a presentation, a demo film, and a pre-production prototype under glass. Jose Antunes has already written…

Quick Look: Three Canon Sumire Primes

Quick Look: Three Canon Sumire Primes

Canon announced the Sumire Prime lenses in April: seven full-frame cinema primes designed to add “a unique artistically pleasing look with gentle and beautiful skin tones and smooth bokeh…

NAB Preview: Fujifilm Premista FF zooms

NAB Preview: Fujifilm Premista FF zooms

The night before the NAB show opened, Fujifilm previewed their new Premista full-frame cine zooms (they were first shown off at the ASC Clubhouse a few days ago). The…

Quick Look: Tokina Cinema Vista 50mm T1.5

Quick Look: Tokina Cinema Vista 50mm T1.5

Cinema Vistas are Tokina’s line of no-compromise, full-frame cine lenses. Five T1.5 primes from 18mm to 85mm are currently available with a 105mm on the way…

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 2

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 2

[This is part 2 of a two-part review. Read part 1 here.] Operation For the most part, operating the C700 FF is unremarkable — and that’s a good thing…

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 1

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 1

Canon’s C700 FF is a full-frame version of the C700, Canon’s first “conventional” Cinema EOS camera. Unlike the C100, C200, C300, C500, and their variants, the C700…

Visit VENICE… in San Francisco!

Visit VENICE… in San Francisco!

The Digital Cinema Society is coming to San Francisco on May 23rd to showcase Sony’s latest digital cinema camera, the large-format VENICE. What? VENICE is a Full-Frame…

PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

Quick note: if you’re coming to Portland OR for the PNW Lens Summit, you can get 20% off lodging at The Mark Spencer Hotel (no, not that Mark…

Pix: Venice in Portland

Pix: Venice in Portland

Sony’s Venice full-frame CineAlta camera had its Portland debut at Koerner Camera today, courtesy of BandPro‘s Jeff Cree. At first glance, it’s a…

Quick Look: Metabones CINE mount adapters

Quick Look: Metabones CINE mount adapters

One of the pleasures of mirrorless, short-flange-depth cameras is the freedom to use a wide variety of lenses via adapters. Metabones is the granddaddy of adapter companies, renowned…

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 3

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 3

This is part 3 of a three-part review; there’s more in part 1 and part  2 [Updated 8 Jan 2018 with image of Xyla at ISO 2500…

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 2

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 2

This is part 2 of a three-part review; there’s more in part 1 and part 3 Display The LCD monitor is a 16×9 panel in…

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera

Panasonic’s $7,345 AU-EVA1 is a Super35mm single-sensor camcorder with a 5.7K Bayer-mask sensor, an EF lens mount, variable frame rates, and 14+ stops of…

Sigma’s 14 and 135mm CINE lenses now available

Sigma’s 14 and 135mm CINE lenses now available

The newest stars from Sigma in terms of prime lenses, the 14 and 135mm are available for individual purchase or as part of lens sets created with cinematographers in mind…