ARRI Rental’s exclusive DNA lenses will soon become available specifically for the Alexa LF full-frame format. The new DNA LF lenses, which are being introduced at the 2018 Camerimage festival of cinematography in Poland, will initially be available in a series of nine focal lengths, ranging from 21 mm to 135 mm. P
As accomplished DoPs striving to do our best work, we can all achieve a lot more creatively if we insist less on perfect lenses. Veteran cinematographers have long understood that lenses have distinct personalities, with a very specific look and feel. In the same way an actor imparts his or
Like most everything else these days, microphone wind protection has become a complex subject. There are many variations of wind protection equipment now on the market and some of it costs more than the microphones themselves. Guidance may be necessary for television news reporters who work on their own in
Apogee has announced MetaRecorder Version 2.0, the first two-channel audio recording app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to offer multi-take recording, tagging and file organization for any field recording scenario.
Cooke has added a 35 - 140mm zoom to its Anamorphic/i SF lens family. The SF (“Special Flair”) lenses have a specially developed coating that adds even more flare, in addition to the oval bokeh and other aberrations that are synonymous with the anamorphic look.
Sigma has announced pricing and availability of their 105mm T1.5 FF lens, joining the High Speed Prime family of full frame lenses. Compatible with full-frame camera sensors, the lens is optimized for ultra-high-resolution 6K / 8K productions.
Shooting with Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K cinema cameras, Director of Photography Joe Callahan has completed principal photography on a feature-length documentary about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation in India. The documentary, aiming for premium festival berths, profiles the pioneering work of Wildlife SOS, a worldwide organization dedicated to protecting and conserving India’s
Rose Media has selected a Fujinon/Blackmagic combination to transition the Christian Faith Center from SD to 4K compatibility. As the largest church in the Pacific Northwest with its programming carried on national networks, the Christian Faith Center found itself in urgent need of an upgrade. With outdated, standard definition
In an Australian broadcast first, Supercars and Foxtel aired the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 in 4K, making it the first sport in Australia to be televised at the ultra-high resolution. In a production involving 28 native 4K cameras deployed around the track, every lens used for the broadcast was a Fujinon 4K
Fujifilm has introduced a new version of the Cabrio 20-120mm zoom lenses without the servo drive motor, putting ownership within reach of larger cinema customer base. The lens without drive can be operated as a fully manual, parfocal, cinema zoom lens.
Canon has bolstered its 2/3in UHD broadcast lens range with the launch of two new broadcast field zoom lenses in 4K Premium optical quality. Firstly, the UHD DigiSuper 122, with a 122:1 zoom range (8.2 – 1000 mm) and secondly, the UHD DigiSuper 111, which offers a long focal length and high zoom ratio for a w