With Mr. Clairmont talking about the Angenieux Optimo Lenses.
Basically Zeiss is this company, right? And they’ve been around nearly for f’ing ever and all they do is make glass. Serious f’ing glass. If you have a problem with Zeiss then you have a problem with lenses or seeing things or taking pictures or whatever.
Deny Clairmont talks Cooke Lenses in this episode of Tech Bites. You wanna talk the best of the best? Look no further. At this level of the game it’s a question of taste, not whipping it out and seeing whose is longer. Some of the best cinematographers in the world use Zeiss, some use Panavision, […]
You gotta give it to Canon. They want to be in the cinema space, so they’ve committed to it. Just take a look at the stuff on that table in front of us. That’s serious high-quality shit. I’m telling you, if you took a c500 with all the fixins and only used Canon’s high-end lenses […]
Every now and again a product comes along that kicks serious ass. Welcome Fujinon “Carbrio” lenses. Basically every serious glass manufacturer has a line of mega lenses and then they have their “budget” line. Usually incorporated into the budget line are characteristics of lighter weight, slightly slower max aperture (i.e. 2.8 instead of 1.5, etc.), […]
The Fujinon 4k Premiere Zooms are some serious pieces of glass and steel. There’s a reason why these things go for $90,000 each – ’cause they’re worth it. Now bear in mind, these aren’t for all situations. You have to be doing essentially studio style shooting, on sticks or dolly and want that flexibility to […]
Canon Cinema Prime Lenses: When we shot this with the awesome Tim Smith from Canon Co. out of their LA offices, they had at the time 3 cinema primes available (note: all only in EF mount – the 24mm, the 50mm, and the 85mm). Let me tell you, these lenses are fantastic. People don’t really […]