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Stolen lens alert: hot Veydras

Stolen lens alert: hot Veydras

On March 12, slimeballs broke into Veydra’s Los Angeles HQ and absconded with pretty much the entire stock of Mini Primes: Veydras are MFT and E-mount cine…

SLR Magic Announces 8mm F4 Micro 4/3 Lens For Aerials

SLR Magic Announces 8mm F4 Micro 4/3 Lens For Aerials

SLR Magic announced an ultra wide 8mm F4 Micro 4/3 lens designed for gimbals, 360VR,  and Drones cameras. For Micro 4/3 cameras, like the Panasonic GH5, the SLR…

Review: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 E-mount cine zoom

Review: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 E-mount cine zoom

Fujinon has just announced two new lightweight cine zooms for E-mount cameras, the MK18-55mm T2.9 and the MK50-135mm T2.9. The 18-55mm will cost US…

How to pick optics for the new GH5 camera/camcorder

How to pick optics for the new GH5 camera/camcorder

As covered in my prior article (and likely others you will have already read), the new Panasonic GH5 camera/camcorder has unique improvements. Some of them include 4:2:2…

New Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt Lenses

New Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt Lenses

Schneider-Kreuznach introduced an entire new Cine-Tilt lens line-up. The new Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt lenses each come with ± 4° tilt to help a cinematographer distort an…

Hot Gear: stolen equipment

Hot Gear: stolen equipment

On 11 September, loathsome lowlifes robbed San Francisco rental house Videofax of over $1,000,000 of equipment. The contemptible crims cut phone lines, capped a security camera, burrowed through…

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

Are we right in the middle of a cinema lens revolution? I am talking about cinema lenses priced for the owner/operator as well as lenses the local camera house…

Classic Speed Panchros reborn in modern form

Classic Speed Panchros reborn in modern form

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…

P+S Technik Announces 70-200 1.5x Anamorphic Zoom Lens

P+S Technik Announces 70-200 1.5x Anamorphic Zoom Lens

At Cine Gear 2016 P+S Technik added a second Cinemascope lens to their repertoire. The New 70-200mm anamorphic zoom will compliment their original anamorphic zoom, the 35-70mm…

P + S Technik’s 1.5x 35-70mm Anamorphic Zoom

P + S Technik’s 1.5x 35-70mm Anamorphic Zoom

There I stood in Wooden Camera’s booth at NAB 2016. The woman in front of me cocked her head to one side and gave me a perplexed look…