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NiSI Filters Enters Cine Lens Market

NiSi Filters has been suppling filters to the photo and cinematography market for over a decade. At the 2018 NAB Show the company launched a range of prime cine lenses for full frame sensors.

The F3 Primes from NiSi Filters include 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm focal lengths with an 18mm to be released later in the year. The lenses have T2.0 - T22 aperture (T2.12 for 25mm.  The lenses have twelve-bladed irises that should promise soft bokeh effects. The lenses come with PL, Canon EF and Sony E mounts.

With a 46.5 image circle the lenses can be used with larger sensor formats including the Sony Venice full-frame and Red 8L W, plus regular Super 35.

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