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PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

PNW Lens Summit, May 5th, Portland OR USA

Last year’s Pacific Northwest Lens Summit was hugely successful*, so they’re doing it again: a day-long open house at Koerner Camera in Portland, Oregon on…

Sigma announces the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and introduces Front Conversion Service

Sigma announces the 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and introduces Front Conversion Service

The new Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art is announced at the same time Sigma introduces a new front conversion service for lenses used in Virtual Reality videography…

The “large format” look: Sigma primes on a RED Monstro, in 8K

The “large format” look: Sigma primes on a RED Monstro, in 8K

What’s the big deal about large format cinematography? Shallow focus on wide shots. It’s a big deal. One of my local rental houses, Videofax, recently took…

PVC’s 2017 Black Friday deals: Day Three

PVC’s 2017 Black Friday deals: Day Three

We are aware that not all deals are viable everywhere, but due to the characteristics of modern day trade, it is possible to make Black Friday an international experience – which…

Affordable-ish Pro Cine Prime Lenses

Affordable-ish Pro Cine Prime Lenses

Ten years ago if you were “indie”, you kludged together some fast still prime lenses for your cinema camera package. You’d stick them on your DSLR with the…

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Is there a better subject for a shooter than their own three-month-old baby? During these early months of fatherhood, Sigma sent me their 18-35mm and 50-100mm…

Sigma’s ‘blur’ selected for LA Shorts Festival

Sigma’s ‘blur’ selected for LA Shorts Festival

LA Shorts International Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world. The short film ‘blur’ to be screened there is the first…

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…

Sigma may develop anamorphic lenses

Sigma may develop anamorphic lenses

Sigma entered the CINE market last year, offering now a total of 10 lenses for cinematographers. A family which will grow in the future, with anamorphic lenses pointed as a…

Gallery: PNW Lens Summit 2017

Gallery: PNW Lens Summit 2017

On Saturday, May 13, Koerner Camera hosted the PNW Lens Summit 2017, gathering glass from all over in one place for our viewing pleasure. Lens-test charts were pulled from…