Footage Released from Atlas Orion Anamorphics

Atlas Orion Anamorphic Lenses

Atlas Len Co has released new footage including shots from the prototypes of their first three lenses.  The 40mm, 65mm, and 100mm. This footage was shot by Jonathan Pearson with pre-production units. In response to some of the vignetting around the typewriter shots, Dan Kane indicated there was a post production vignette added, and he… Continue reading Footage Released from Atlas Orion Anamorphics

NAB 2017 – Zeiss Announces CP.3 and CP.3 XD Lenses

Late on Sunday, Zeiss announced their new line up of Compact Prime lenses.  These lenses feature the same focal length and F-stop as their Milvus line of still lenses.  UPDATE: the origin of these lenses are not entirely apparent.  Some say these are the same optical design, but with new coatings and housings. The housings… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Zeiss Announces CP.3 and CP.3 XD Lenses

NAB 2017 – Angenieux announces 48-130 Optimo Style Lens

Agnenieux has announced a new zoom lens for NAB 2017, the Optimo Style 48-130 T3. This lens joins the T2.8 16-40 Optimo Style, the T2.8 Optimo Style 30-76 zooms. I see this lens as a great compliment to the 16-40 style, and this definitely would be a two lens set to cover anything you might… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Angenieux announces 48-130 Optimo Style Lens

NAB 2017 – Canon Releases 2nd lens in a perplexing Cinema T4.4 lineup

Read the official Canon press release. Canon has released a second compact cine zoom with an outstandingly slow T4.4, the CN-E 70-200.  This lens hits so many other checkboxes though, it might be worth testing out or using if you know you can deal with the slow aperture.    For starters, it covers the range of… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Canon Releases 2nd lens in a perplexing Cinema T4.4 lineup

NAB 2017 – Sigma adds two lenses to their Cinema line up. 14mm 135mm T2

Sigma has announced two new additions to their yet unreleased cine prime set.  At this point in time, we don’t even know the cost per lens of the original set. The Cine Zooms have been out in the wild for a month or so now and have a retail price of $3999.  I really look… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Sigma adds two lenses to their Cinema line up. 14mm 135mm T2

NAB 2017 – Cooke unveils Full Frame plus S7 Cinema Lenses

In the lead-up to the National Association of Broadcasters Convention, Cooke Optics has announced the latest in their line up of amazing lenses, the Cooke S7/i.  As the push to larger full frame shooting, this is a welcome addition to the Cooke line up.  These lenses and the re-released Pancro/i lenses, Cooke will be very… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Cooke unveils Full Frame plus S7 Cinema Lenses