zeiss

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

 Old glass and large sensors need a lot of testing. The results may surprise you. In this article I took a look at how older S35 lenses performed on a…

ZEISS ZX1: the world’s first full frame camera with Adobe Lightroom CC inside

ZEISS ZX1: the world’s first full frame camera with Adobe Lightroom CC inside

Ugly, huge and strange, the new ZEISS ZX1 is the first camera in the world to come with a subscription plan. Adobe Lightroom CC is inside, so that you can…

Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM: a compact, lightweight and de-clickable lens

Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM: a compact, lightweight and de-clickable lens

Designed for a wide range of multi-media creators, the new Sony FE 24mm F1.4 GM offers accuracy and quiet operation for both stills and movie shooting, and includes…

RED showcases DSMC2 camera brain with three sensor options at IBC 2018

RED showcases DSMC2 camera brain with three sensor options at IBC 2018

RED’s “one brain, three sensors” solution will be the highlight of the company’s presence at IBC 2018: the MONSTRO 8K VV, HELIUM 8K S35 and GEMINI 5K S35…

ZEISS Supreme Prime: 13 high-end cinema lenses at Cine Gear Expo

ZEISS Supreme Prime: 13 high-end cinema lenses at Cine Gear Expo

Debuting at Cine Gear Expo, the ZEISS Supreme Prime family is a cinematographer’s dream:  13 lenses with fixed focal lengths between 15 and 200 millimeters, the majority with a…

NAB 2018: Things ‘n’ Stuff

NAB 2018: Things ‘n’ Stuff

Herewith I collect interesting things I haven’t written about already: mostly cameras and support kit, but there’s other stuff, too… Kinefinity Chinese camera company Kinefinity…

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…

Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K compatible with six more Sigma ART lenses

Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K compatible with six more Sigma ART lenses

The six new Sigma ART lenses added to the long list of lenses compatible with the Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K  are one of the reasons for the firmware 1…

The large format look, continued: shallow focus and stressing old lenses

The large format look, continued: shallow focus and stressing old lenses

I’ve been getting some play time with RED’s new Weapon camera with a Monstro sensor at Videofax in San Francisco. Jim Rolin, one of Videofax’s owners and…

Current thoughts on current lenses

Current thoughts on current lenses

Near perfect lenses are easy to find these days. The problem is… I don’t want them. I want lenses with character. A while back I wrote this…