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Tag: PL Mount

DENZ PL-Mount Camera Rig For The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K:

DENZ PL-Mount Camera Rig For The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K:

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

DENZ make a PL-mount camera rig for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (BMPC) and the Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2.5K (BMCC). It consists of a camera table with an integrated PL-mount, a superstructure and a top plate. In addition, the set includes a pair of aluminium tubes and a pair of bolt-on and twist rosettes for […]

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Summicron Cinema Lenses Are On Track for a 2013 Release:

Summicron Cinema Lenses Are On Track for a 2013 Release:

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Summicron Cinema Lenses are said to be on track for a 2013 release. Band Pro Film & Digital premiered the first prototypes of the new, highly anticipated Summicron cinema lenses at NAB 2013. Band Pro’s Vice President of Technical Services, Jeff Cree, noted that: “this new series of prime lenses provides a low cost […]

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View Factor Contineo BMPC Cage Rubber Wood or go Naked & a PL Mount:

View Factor Contineo BMPC Cage Rubber Wood or go Naked & a PL Mount:

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

View Factor have ripped out a new line of Contineo Cage accessories for the Blackmagic Pocket Camera. Get a Naked (Basic), Rubber, or Wood grip for the Contineo Cage and whack a PL mount on it for good measure. The PL Mount for the Viewfactor Contineo Cage is from Hot Rod Cameras so you just […]

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FUJIFILM Showed Preliminary Models of Two New Lenses at NAB:

FUJIFILM Showed Preliminary Models of Two New Lenses at NAB:

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

FUJIFILM showed preliminary models of two new lenses in their NAB 2013 booth. On display was the new Premier PL 14-28mm Cabrio wide angle lens (model ZK2x14) – an ideal choice for close-up, ENG or Cine style shooting. The PL 14-28 offers a focal length of 14-28mm at T2.9, with 200-degree focus rotation. “The development […]

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Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 4K FF-Prime Lenses:

Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 4K FF-Prime Lenses:

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Schneider Optics have announced a new family of prime lenses specially designed and built for digital cinematography with full-frame sensor HDSLR and other professional cameras. Built in Germany by Schneider-Kreuznach, the new Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF-Prime Lenses are the latest addition to the company’s line of high-end optics. The first focal lengths being introduced in the […]

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The Only Company We Can Beat Is Ourselves: RED Ted NAB 2013:

The Only Company We Can Beat Is Ourselves: RED Ted NAB 2013:

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

I really enjoy seeing Red’s Ted pop up in interviews at trade shows. You could almost conduct a drinking game on how his voice is holding up. Emmanuel Pampuri rips apart the RED Booth at NAB 2013 and grabs a slightly husky Ted Schilowitz for a run down on all things RED. Thanks Emmanuel for […]

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Zunow Imperial Series of Fast 4K T1.5 Prime Lenses Coming to NAB:

Zunow Imperial Series of Fast 4K T1.5 Prime Lenses Coming to NAB:

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alphatron have announced that they will introduce the Imperial Series of Fast T1.5 Prime Lenses from Japanese manufacturer Zunow at their NAB 2013 booth. The Zunow Imperial PL-mount lenses range from 25mm, 35mm, 50mm to 85mm. At a later stage, Zunow will introduce a T2.8 12mm Utra Wide Angle lens and a T2.0 120mm Telephoto […]

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Order a KineRAW-Mini Camera Today For Around 3 Grand Delivered Late March:

Order a KineRAW-Mini Camera Today For Around 3 Grand Delivered Late March:

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

More information about that smaller, lighter version of the Kinefinity KineRAW s35 camera, the 12bit s35mm 4k CMOS KineRAW-Mini has emerged. Turns out you can order a KineRAW-Mini today and expect shipping of the s35 camera by late March 2013. A deposit of 5,000 yuan / US$800 will secure you a camera in your choice […]

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Hot Rod Cameras To Design and Make PL Mount For Digital Bolex d16 Camera:

Hot Rod Cameras To Design and Make PL Mount For Digital Bolex d16 Camera:

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have had quite a few dealings with Hot Rod Cameras and I must say that Illya is a stand up guy with the reputation, drive, industry knowledge, and rock solid product to back that up. So when I heard he was talking to the Digital Bolex guys it got my attention straight away. On […]

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Fujinon PL 19-90 Cabrio Lens Shipping In Bulk:

Fujinon PL 19-90 Cabrio Lens Shipping In Bulk:

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

FUJIFILM announced the first deliveries of its PL 19-90 Cabrio ZK4.7×19 lens to video rental companies SIM Digital, AbelCine and TCS. The Cabrio lens was first introduced at NAB 2012 and is part of the company’s PREMIER PL Mount Zoom family. The lightweight and compact ZK4.7×19 features a first for cine-style lenses – an exclusive […]

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Panavision PVintage Series of Prime Lenses:

Panavision PVintage Series of Prime Lenses:

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Based on the award winning Panavision Ultra Speed lenses designed in the 1970′s, Panavision have introduced the PVintage series of prime lenses for 35mm cinematography. The hand crafted PVintage lenses offer superior mechanical performance and are re-engineered by Panavision to include modern external housings and a new, smooth action internal opto-mechanical design. The new 4.440” […]

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Official Sony F5 & F55 Camera Press Release:

Official Sony F5 & F55 Camera Press Release:

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sony Electronics unleashes two new CineAlta 4K cameras, complemented by a full line of new accessories. The new cameras – models F55 and F5 – have a modular and compact design for easy configuration, and each features a new type of 4K Super 35mm image sensor with a 4096 x 2160 resolution (11.6M total pixels). […]

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Tokina 16-28 F2.8 PL Mount Cinema Lens:

Tokina 16-28 F2.8 PL Mount Cinema Lens:

| September 20, 2012

At Photokina a nice phat chunk of glass has been dropped; the Tokina 16-28mm F2.8 PL mount lens. The Tokina 16-28mm PL mount F2.8 has an all new 56mm diameter aspherical glass element incorporated into the front lens group, while there are 2 more aspherical elements in the rear group. 3 SD super-low dispersion glass […]

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TLS Cooke Speed Panchro, Rehousing a Classic Lens:

TLS Cooke Speed Panchro, Rehousing a Classic Lens:

| September 11, 2012

True Lens Services or TLS have rehoused the first of a set of historic Cooke Speed Panchro lenses. Bringing the Cooke Speed Panchro lenses up to modern day specification and using their in house design and manufacturing facility that produced the Genus Matte Box range; True Lens Services have produced a lens activated by a […]

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Two Canon Compact Lightweight 4K & 2K Cinema Zoom Lenses:

Two Canon Compact Lightweight 4K & 2K Cinema Zoom Lenses:

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Canon’s two new compact and lightweight cinema zoom lenses available in both EF- and PL-mount versions, were first announced at NAB 2012 and have now been officially added to the Canon Cinema EOS product line. Designated as the CN-E15.5-47mm T2.8 L S/SP wide-angle cinema zoom lens and the CN-E30-105mm T2.8 L S/SP telephoto cinema zoom […]

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NEW Schneider Kreuznach Cine-Xenar III Prime Lenses:

NEW Schneider Kreuznach Cine-Xenar III Prime Lenses:

| May 17, 2012

Schneider Optics introduces the Schneider Kreuznach Cine-Xenar III prime lenses. Designed for PL-mount 35mm single sensor and film cameras, the fine optics feature fast T/stops, superb image quality and robust construction. The lens range includes an 18mm/T 2.2 in addition to a 25mm/T 2.2, 35mm/T 2.1, 50mm/T 2.0, 75mm/T 2.0 and 95mm/T 2.0. A special […]

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Schneider Optics S2000 Century Canon 17mm T4 Tilt-Focus Lens PL Mount:

Schneider Optics S2000 Century Canon 17mm T4 Tilt-Focus Lens PL Mount:

| May 4, 2012

Schneider Optics introduces the new S2000 Century/Canon 17mm T4 Tilt-Focus Lens in PL Mount. Ideal for use on cameras with up to a S35 sensor, this new converted lens offers 360 degrees of rotation and 8 degrees of tilt in any direction for remarkable control of the subject focus plane. The lens’ tilt and rotation […]

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Four New Canon 4K Lenses in EF and PL Mount Versions:

Four New Canon 4K Lenses in EF and PL Mount Versions:

| April 13, 2012

Canon have announced the development of four 4K EF Cinema zoom lenses. Designed to deliver exceptional optical performance on 4K resolution Super 35mm-equivalent cameras, each of the four lenses features a compact, lightweight design to facilitate handheld and Steadicam shooting while also covering a wide range of focal lengths. Included are two wide-angle cinema zooms […]

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The Solid Camera Rig Solution for the Sony NEX-FS100:

The Solid Camera Rig Solution for the Sony NEX-FS100:

| December 12, 2011

The Solid Camera solution for the Sony NEX-FS100 was launched at Createasphere in Burbank, CA. The Reception was fantastic! We are excited to get this off the ground. Next up…..Sony F65, Sony F3, Canon C300, and RED Epic See Solid Camera for more information.

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The ARRI Zeiss Master Prime 135mm Lens Development Project:

The ARRI Zeiss Master Prime 135mm Lens Development Project:

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

As part of the ARRI Zeiss Master Prime 135 development project, we have provided a prototype of the lens with a PL-modified Canon 1D Mark IV to a number of prominent cinematographers and photographers to see what they would make of it. Not only were they very excited about the lens, but they created some […]

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Canon Debuts Seven New Lens Models and More In The Wings:

Canon Debuts Seven New Lens Models and More In The Wings:

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the introduction of seven new 4K EF Cinema Lenses, an all-new series of video cinematography lenses that, in addition to the company’s current lineup of interchangeable EF lenses for EOS single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras, form the core of Canon’s new Cinema EOS System. The launch of the Cinema […]

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ALEXA Studio & ALEXA M Cameras at IBC:

ALEXA Studio & ALEXA M Cameras at IBC:

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

ARRI came to IBC 2011 with the two new ALEXA models that were promised at NAB earlier this year in an advanced state of readiness, with working prototypes shared between the IBC show floor and high-profile industry leaders. The ALEXA Studio is the flagship of the range; like the ARRICAM Studio, it is equipped with […]

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ARRI Alexa M Camera, Yes Please James Cameron Thinks So:

ARRI Alexa M Camera, Yes Please James Cameron Thinks So:

| April 13, 2011

ARRI have announced they will be working with James Cameron and Vince Pace on an exciting cooperative partnership involving the development of the ARRI ALEXA M camera system. The Cameron Pace company will be called Cameron-Pace Group or CPG and will work with the ARRI Alexa M camera on key 3D production possibilities. The ARRI […]

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Ikegami’s NAB Camera Lineup May Include a 4/3″ 4K Camera:

Ikegami’s NAB Camera Lineup May Include a 4/3″ 4K Camera:

| March 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

According to Image Sensors World at NAB 2011 we may see Ikegami introduce a 4/3″ Aptina 4K Video Sensor in the new GFCAM HD camcorder. The 4/3″ optical format Aptina 4K 4096×2160 CMOS sensor uses both horizontal and vertical oversampling to improve MTF and provides 24p/25p/30p native recording. The new Ikegami Four-Thirds GFCAM is designed […]

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Sony NEX-FS100 Lenses + Test Footage:

| March 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Couple of quick ones for you on the Sony NXCAM NEX-FS100 camera. The first video shows off Sony’s E-mount, A-mount and, Zeiss PL mount Compact Prime CP.2 lenses. The second video is test vision shot from the Videomaker crew. Third video was shot at 1080-23.98p. Viseomaker Sony NXCAM Super 35mm Test Some footage taken by […]

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HORSEMAN TS-Pro Tilt/Shift With Conventional Lenses:

HORSEMAN TS-Pro Tilt/Shift With Conventional Lenses:

| February 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

So you have a collection of glass but don’t have a Tilt/Shift lens. No problems and there is a good chance you can use all of that glass you possess as Tilt/Shift lenses with the help of the HORSEMAN TS-Pro. You can use the HORSEMAN TS-Pro with PL Mount lenses on cameras like the RED. […]

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Sony PL 35mm 50mm 85mm Glass DOF Compared on PMW-F3 Camera:

| December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Matt Jasper on Twitter for the tip from @Sony_PMWF3_News for this video showing the Sony PMW-F3K camera in action. Dodge the web manipulated stuff at the start and look for the side by side comparison of the three Sony PL Mount prime lenses. The 35mm, 50mm, and the 85mm are shooting the same […]

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More Pics of New Sony Prime Lenses:

More Pics of New Sony Prime Lenses:

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Nice quick look at the upcoming Sony PL Mount Prime Lenses that are on display at Inter BEE 2010. They are big but we are told they are light in weight.

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Zunow PL Mount Update News: Which Glass Works + More

Zunow PL Mount Update News: Which Glass Works + More

| October 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

Received updated information about the Zunow DSLR PL Mount. The Zunow PL-Mount supports lenses with a maximum mount length of 24mm. This because of the optical glass inside the PL-Mount. You can also use the Optical Element inside the Zunow PL Mount to control Back Focus. Zunow are currently compiling a list of Cinematic lenses […]

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NZ Represent! Panasonic AG AF 101/102 evaluation footage by CREWS.TV

| October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

World famous Lens Slinger, Father of 4, DOP/DP, & Producer Yves Simard @crewstv got the jump on everyone by grabbing the hot little baby Panasonic AG AF-101 Camera and ran it through the ringer. Take a gander at the sweet vision that they squeezed out of that AG AF-101 camera with a PL adapter and […]

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Sony E To PL Adapter + Nikon G to Sony E Adapter

Sony E To PL Adapter + Nikon G to Sony E Adapter

| October 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

MTF Services have released two new Sony adapters, a PL to Sony E Mount and a Nikon G to Sony E Mount. The PL to Sony E mount is around £320 $550. All MTF products are original designs by MTF director Mike Tapa who has over 20 years experience in the broadcast industry. With the […]

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New Canon DSLR PL-Mount: No Body Modification To Fit Your Cinematic Lenses

New Canon DSLR PL-Mount: No Body Modification To Fit Your Cinematic Lenses

| October 9, 2010 | 6 Comments

Zunow have a new Canon 5D MKII & 7D PL Mount that does not require heavy modification of your DSLR cameras body and won’t void your warranty. No moving the sensor or altering the electronics of the camera. The PL Mount 5D from Zunow uses optical glass and will set you back around $2800. Please […]

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GeardearMini Mattebox + Ishade Telepromter Kit:

GeardearMini Mattebox + Ishade Telepromter Kit:

| September 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Geardear has a couple of new items added to their lineup: The new “GeardearMini”, a modular mattebox for one 4×4″ filter. The GeardearMini is height adjustable, with or without rods connection and can be used with most PL-mount or DSLR lens. The mattebox material is highly precise black foamed PVC. Expect to pay 90 Euro […]

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