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Sony A7s Gets 4 New FE Full-Frame Lenses and Converters

Even though the Sony A7s, Sony FS700 and the Sony FS7 have been widely adopted and loved by the filmmaking community since their respective releases, Sony’s tendency to release more cameras than lenses for them is a bit difficult to fathom at times. Despite the lack of

SLR Magic Anamorphot 2.0x Adapter Production Model Tests

For decades, anamorphic lenses have carried a mystique about them. There is a certain feeling of something special with anamorphic lenses and their inherent ability to compress an image vertically to make the most of your film, while still being able to produce a cinematic wide image,

OWL Drop-in Filter Lens Adapter For Run & Gun Shooters

Filters are an essential part of shooting stills and video. However, most times with different size lenses and especially stills lenses used for video, one may find themselves in a situation where they have to carry a few versions of the same filter in different sizes or a

New 85mm T2.2 Lens From Veydra Mini Primes

Quality and affordability when it comes to lenses, especially to cine primes is a rare occurence. Simply not many options exist. Samyang/Rokinon do make very nice cine-vized lenses, but they are based on their stills variants and certain focal lengths have their quirks. For GH4 and BMPCC

New Tokina 4K Ready Cine Zoom Lens Coming Early April

Cinema zoom lenses don’t come cheap. But they do offer significant advantages and are desirable for certain productions where primes may not offer the focal range or may slow down the pace on a production. There are many other reasons why a zoom lens would be appropriate, but

Metabones Speed Booster vs. “Dummy” MFT Adapters

Chicago-based Magnanimous Media recently tested the worth of Metabones’ pricey and desirable Speed booster lens adapters against their direct “dummy” adapter counterparts, for EF and Nikon adapters aimed at the Panasonic GH4 and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera on their YouTube channel. The benefits of using EF or F lens