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Full Frame vs Super 35 – What Are The Differences?

In the words of Little Richard, “It’s not the size of the ship; it’s the size of the waves.” Understanding the differences in image sensor sizes amid today’s evolving camera technology is important when determining the look you’re intending to capture as a cinematographer. Camera manufacturers are

7 Video Hacks to Try When Stuck at Home

We’re all stuck at home, finished watching Tiger King, and looking to find some way to get back to our normal lives. Fortunately, this short time of reflection can help all of us hone in on our skills as filmmakers. But you don’t need a large crew

SIGMA Classic Art Prime Cine Lenses Pricing Announced

Sigma announced their Classic Art Prime Cine Lenses just a few months back in September (see post here), and now we also know their pricing and availability. Available only in a set of 10, the new full-frame Sigma Classic Art Prime Cine lenses are expected to become

Vazen Budget Anamorphic Lens for Micro Four Thirds

If you are shooting with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Z CAM E2, or Panasonic GH5 and you are lusting over a budget anamorphic lens, then Vazen may have the answer. The Vazen 40mm T2 1.8x Anamorphic has been designed with the micro four thirds user in

IRON GLASS Helios 44-2 58mm f2 Cine Conversion

Iron Glass Adapter, a really cool and young company specialising in repairing and modifying Soviet-era lenses, has announced the Helios 44-2 58mm f2.0 Cine Edition VLFV lens, which takes a classic Russian lens from decades past and gives it a “cine conversion” making it suitable to withstand the

Canon Announces 8K Broadcast Lenses

Oh, boy it’s starting; 2020 is nearly here and with it an incoming 8K frenzy is quite likely to occur within the industry. Canon has been making HD and 4K broadcast lenses for some time now, and the leader in broadcast lenses just announced the launch of

ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance Lenses Announced

ZEISS has unveiled the ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance lenses, an exclusive new set of seven high-end cinematography lenses with controllable flare. The new large-format Radiance lenses are based on the high-speed ZEISS Supreme Prime lens family with the benefit of the new T*blue coating, which offers an

Canon RF 70-200mm f2.8 IS and RF 85mm f1.2 DS Announced

Canon has announced the much-anticipated Canon RF 70-200mm f2.8L IS USM telephoto lens specifically designed for their new full-frame mirrorless lineup for cameras like the Canon EOS RP and the Canon EOS R. In addition, Canon also announced its first lens to feature Defocus Smoothing lens coating

That Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens is INSANE!

Nikon just introduced the mirrorless version of their iconic Noct lens, now redesigned for the mirrorless world – the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct. This lens is INSANE, not only when it comes to the amount of optical engineering and image quality, but also the shock-inducing

Sigma Announces Three Canon EF-M Prime Lenses

Sigma has just announced the upcoming launch of 3 new lenses for the Canon EF-M mount digital mirrorless camera series with APS-C image sensors, scheduled for release October 18th. The three new Contemporary Line lenses are the Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN, Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN,

SIGMA Launches FF Classic Prime Line of Cine Lenses

Teased in July earlier this year at the Sigma fp launch, SIGMA just launched the new FF Classic Prime Line of cine lenses designed for cinematography. The current Sigma FF High Speed Cine Primes have been delivering outstanding image quality while offering the highest resolving power in