B&H has the Metabones Canon EF Lens to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Speed Booster in stock with free expedited shipping. This speed booster reduces the crop factor of Canon lenses from 3.02x to 1.75x on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. Additionally, the speed booster effectively increases the brightness of a lens by 1 2/3 stops, which means a f/1.2 lens becomes a f/0.74 lens. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Recent rumors have pointed to a new Zeiss sub-brand, Loxia, for Sony full frame E-mount cameras (e.g., Sony A7R and A7S) coming soon. Full disclosure is expected to happen for Photokina 2014 coming up next month. In the mean time, we have a leaked image of the Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar lens. [Read more…]
A couple of teasers for what appears to be a new 50mm f/1.2 cinema lens have been posted by Samyang and Rokinon. [Read more…]