A Basic Introduction to Film Lighting Gels from Video Gear on Vimeo. In this video Dominique introduces the basic types of film lighting gels. If you have any questions please send feedback to us at video-gear.com or call the shop at 858-356-0200.
ILLUMINA S35 lenses from Film Cyfrowy on Vimeo. Illumina S35 lenses + quick Master Prime/CP.2/LOMO comparison shot on RED EPIC
From ZEISS… Jena-based physicist Ernst Abbe was way ahead of time, as evidenced by his foundation and company constitution. At the end of the 19th century, the 8-hour working day and company pension were foreign concepts to many entrepreneurs. The Carl Zeiss Foundation was established… Read More
Matthew Duclos from Duclos Lenses has posted an in depth look at the Canon CN-E prime series of lenses. Matthew spoke with Ryan Kamata, Sr Specialist, Business Planning and Larry Thorpe, senior fellow, Professional Engineering & Solutions division of Canon USA, and then hit up… Read More
Cooke Optics have announced that Zeiss is the latest manufacturer to join the /i Technology partnership, pledging to build support for the /i Technology protocol into its products. In addition Canon, which joined the /i Technology partnership in April this year, has built /i support… Read More
Happy Birthday Genustech store… The webstore is one year old and the Birthday celebrations are on Genustech with a price drop on their most popular product. The Genustech Eclipse Fader ND filter 77mm is now $145. Down from $175 with free shipping worldwide. 77mm Genustech… Read More
Ryan Avery should know a thing or two about camera lenses having worked for Filmtools, and Samy’s Camera, as well as being a former Sales Manager at Schneider Optics. Ryan has now branched out on his own with his company Convergence Products Inc which already… Read More
From Photografica… Filming through a Nikkor 6mm fisheye with a Nikon D4s. See every built-in filter in the Nikkor 6mm lens. Watch the video to get a 220 degree picture view. Ebay : http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nikon-Fisheye
Cooke Anamorphic Test -Toronto – Jeremy Benning,CSC – 1920×1080 from Cooke Optics on Vimeo. Shot with Arri Alexa Camera Credits: Written and Directed by Francis Luta Directors of Photography: Jeremy Benning csc and Adam Marsden csc Man one: Jay grant Man two: Russell Bennett Steadicam:… Read More
Interestingly Tamron Boffins have applied for a patent on a 2/3″ F2.8 50mm lens. Now Tamron must know the security market is big bickie business. From the Egami Blog where everyone gets those lens patents from but hardly ever credits them… Japanese to English translation.… Read More
Panavision is showcasing their new line of Primo 70 lenses optimized to work with today’s larger sensor digital cameras. The lenses are being exhibited here at the 22nd edition of the Camerimage International Film Festival, a premier event for directors of photography. Primo lenses have… Read More
New Super-Telephoto Zoom Lens Delivers an Enhanced IS System Providing Four Shutter Speed Steps of Correction, a Rotation-Type Zoom Ring, and New Optical Element Formula to Help Maximize Image Quality. Canon have announced the highly anticipated Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II USM lens, a second… Read More
Breakthrough Photography have announced their line of Neutral Density and UV filters called the X-Series filters. The X-Series filters will be available first via pre-order on Kickstarter. HIGHEST QUALITY OPTICS The X-Series ND and UV filters incorporate SCHOTT B270 and AGC glass made in Germany… Read More
Schneider Optics have introduced a new tilt-shift prime made especially to cover the full-frame of DSLR cameras. With a wide 28mm focal length, the Schneider-Kreuznach PC-TS Super-Angulon 4.5 / 28 HM Aspheric provides an image circle of 72mm making it ideal for landscape, architectural and… Read More
Commercial shot with Cooke Anamorphic lenses HT ZGC Film and Digital. Confira agora a nova campanha da SKY! Do HD ao Pré-Pago, a SKY é um espetáculo.
Canon have bolstered its cine servo lens line-up with the new CN20x50 – a high performance, ultra-telephoto zoom lens for sport and nature TV production. Leveraging Canon’s long-standing and unparalleled expertise in lens design, the CN20x50 delivers superb image quality and exceptional creative control, and… Read More
Featuring the craftsmanship of FUJINON Lens, the lenses are hand-made in Japan. For more: http://fujifilm-x.com/xf-lens/ http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_cameras/xf_lens/about/
Take a look into the innovative technology that goes into NIKKOR lenses and see why professionals around the world settle for nothing less than NIKKOR lenses. For more: Nikon.
When Los Angeles based director/cinematographer Hal Long evaluated prime lenses to outfit his RED EPIC digital cinematography camera, his number one goal was finding lenses that had a cinematic feel and best rendered skin tones. “For me what was critical was how they looked on… Read More
IDX have worked with Canon to produce the DC C-ZLPRO power cable, which powers the Cine-Servo lens. Canon’s new concept CINE-SERVO lens combines technologies from their renowned broadcast and cinema divisions. This lens caters to cinema lens users and broadcast lens users with 4K camera-compatibility… Read More
Zeiss announced last week that they would be showing off a prototype of their servo unit for compact zooms at IBC this year and during the show I was able to stop by their booth and take a look. Helmut Lenhof, Product Manager at Zeiss,… Read More
With almost 20 years in the cine optics biz, Ryan Avery knows a thing or two about high end lenses and filters. A good chunk of Ryan’s career was working as the Sales Manager for Schneider Optics. Ryan now runs Convergence Products and has two… Read More
Tokina had on display recently at the Photokina show in Cologne, Germany their two new lenses. The upcoming AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 DX lens for APS-C cameras and the 24-70 f/2.8 FX lens for full frame camera. Both the AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 DX lens, and the… Read More
You may know Vintage Lenses on Twitter or by the other account Budget Filmmaker. Well they tested the cost effective Zhongyi Lens Turbo II and the Metabones Speed Booster under pretty much the same conditions for a head to head look see. How did they… Read More
SLR Magic Apo-HyperPrime CINE 50mm T2.1 – short review from Hacky on Vimeo. This is a short test of a pre-production sample of the new apochromatic corrected HyperPrime CINE lens from SLR Magic. At 50mm it provides a geometrical aperture of about f/1.8 and a… Read More
Check out a RED Dragon camera sporting a Cooke 50mm lens get built in under 9 seconds in this Mcleod 2015 Section Teaser. Mcleod 2015 Section Teaser from Quinny on Vimeo. Exact release date TBD. For all updates on the section you can Like and… Read More
Hey Guys this video is offline for a few reasons beyond our control… Great behind the scenes of season four on the Wilfred TV show using DSLR cameras and Panavision anamorphic lenses. Interviews are fine but it appears the music has been scrubbed, in this… Read More
Q: Did You Catch The Schneider Optics 135mm Full Frame Prototype Lens married to a RED Dragon? A: Your’e looking at it… For more: The Schneider Optics Facebook page.
Duclos Lenses have announced that they have purchased the assets of Southern California based motion picture lens manufacturer UniqOptics. The two organizations have collaborated in the past while developing lens systems and test equipment for companies such as NASA, the US Military, Ford Motor Co.,… Read More
Chinese gear maker YONGNUO has made a 50mm 1.4 EF lens which looks just like the Canon 50mm 1.4 lens. Specification： Focal Length 50mm Lens Structure 6 sets; 7 pieces Aperture Blade 8 pieces Minimum Aperture 22 Minimum Focus Distance Approx. 0.45m Maximum Magnification Approx.… Read More
Schneider-Kreuznach announced newly designed lenses for full-frame DSLR cameras at photokina 2014. They are the first in a new series of Schneider-Kreuznach DSLR lenses with an electronic connection to the camera. Three lenses will be presented. The Xenon 1.6/35 mm and Xenon 1.4/50 mm lenses… Read More
Cambo have announced the Cambo ACTUS mini view Camera and showed the unit off at Photokina. The Cambo Actus is primarily dedicated to use the latest mirrorless system cameras, such as the Sony A7 series and the Fuji X series in combination with full view… Read More
Impressions de tournage, par Aurélien réal – Zoom Angénieux Optimo anamorphique. from Le Grand Souffle on Vimeo. à propos de l'Objectif Zoom Anamorphique Optimo Angénieux. Interview d'Aurélien Réal sur le tournage de "Il était une fois… Jean's&Blue". Une production SUNRUN FIlms. about the Anamorphic Zoom… Read More
Quick one for you. Zeiss Super Speed Lenses… Coated or uncoated. Radiant Images do a small flare test. Zeiss Uncoated Super Speeds – Comparison Test from Radiant Images on Vimeo. Side by side test of the coated & uncoated 85mm Zeiss Super Speed. Shot 6K… Read More
The Angénieux Servo Unit (ASU) is the Angénieux lens servo motorization system. It provides control of zoom, focus and iris. Thanks to its light weight (1.5lbs – 0.7kg) and compactness, the ASU improves the balance on handheld cameras, Steadicam and remote controlled cranes for a… Read More
Thorsten Meywald, ARRI Product Manager for lenses, presents ARRI’s Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9, the first super wide-angle zoom lens for the professional cine market. For more: ARRI.