LAOWA UK has launched their 105mm F2 STF Lens. STF stands for Smooth Trans Focus, in reference to its special optical system, which is intended to deliver smooth transitions between crisp in‐focus areas and creamy defocused background or foreground areas.
Creative Director of Ember Films, Jonathan Jones took a look at an early example of the Cooke Macro Anamorphic 65mm lens. It intrigued him so much that he made a short film using just that lens.
Cooke Optics have announced the first of two planned zoom lenses. The new Cooke 35-140mm Anamorphic/i zoom is a true, front anamorphic with oval bokeh throughout zoom and focus.
Polar expert DoP David Baillie had just bought an ARRI Alexa Mini camera when he got a six week booking to shoot in the Antarctica for the BBC Horizon programme. Against his better judgement he decided to shoot it all on Prime lenses.
Originally launched with just three lenses, Schneider’s range of mid-priced primes, designed to cover full-frame 35mm, continues to expand. Though the lenses have been around for a while, having a Canon C300 Mk II on test was a good opportunity to have another quick look.
Every year CTV conducts around 130 live broadcasts of events inside the Vatican, now all in 4K.
Cooke has published a new website just to case study cinematographers who have used their lenses.
IB/E President, Klaus Eckerl and Band Pro President & CEO, Amnon Band unveiled a new line of professional APO Macro FF lenses at Band Pro’s One World Open House event on December 10th, 2015.
How long have you dreamt of using Prime lenses that grace the most expensive movies, well thanks to the Internet and more specifically KickStarter stop dreaming and read on.
Cinematographer Felix Wiedemann has chosen Anamorphic/i lenses from Cooke Optics to shoot the action thriller Stratton.
Canon today introduces the CJ20ex7.8B, a 2/3” portable 4K zoom lens for professional broadcast, with a 20x zoom ratio and focal-length range from 7.8mm to 156mm.
The latest member of the ZEISS Loxia family is called ZEISS Loxia 2.8/21. It is a super wide angle, developed for compact full-frame cameras with E-mount and with a new optical design based on the ZEISS Distagon.