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Lenses: My Likes, Dislikes, and the Return of the Cooke Speed Panchro

Lenses: My Likes, Dislikes, and the Return of the Cooke Speed Panchro

Every lens has a feel and a purpose. Some reproduce the world perfectly, some imperfectly. They all have their place, but I have come to appreciate “imperfect” over…

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…

SIGMA Announces New Cine Lenses

SIGMA Announces New Cine Lenses

The SIGMA CORPORATION is pleased to announce that it will enter into the cinema lens market with the release of its SIGMA CINE LENSES, designed specifically for cinematography…

Cooke to offer interchangeable mounts for miniS4/i lenses

Cooke to offer interchangeable mounts for miniS4/i lenses

Cooke Optics has announced that they will soon offer multiple mounts for the miniS4/i cinema primes. Mounts will include Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E and MFT (Panasonic, Blackmagic…

New glass: SLR Magic ANAMORPHOT-CINE primes

New glass: SLR Magic ANAMORPHOT-CINE primes

Hong Kong’s SLR Magic has just announced the development of two sets of anamorphic primes: 1.33x and 2.0x. The sets are comprised of a $2500…

Veydra cine primes to gain E- and C-mount options; 12mm to ship in September

Veydra cine primes to gain E- and C-mount options; 12mm to ship in September

It’s been a busy week for affordable cine primes, with the Samyang XEENs announced Monday and Veydra’s announcement today of E- and C-mount options for the Veydra…