B&H has the Bower 16mm T2.2 cine lens for $399 (reg. $499). The lens is available in a variety of mounts, including Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Sony E-mount, Sony A-mount and several others. It has geared focus and iris rings with a de-clicked aperture. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
B&H has the Bower 85mm T1.5 cine lens for $279 (reg. $329). It is available in Canon, Nikon and Sony A mounts. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
SLR Magic has announced a new HyperPrime CINE 12mm T1.6 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. It is a mechanical upgrade over the original 12mm T1.6 CINE lens redesigned to better suit cinema needs with gearing on the aperture and focus rings; however, the optical design remains the same. [click to continue…]
Canon has issued firmware updates for its C100, C300 and C500 cinema cameras that expand the sensitivity range to ISO 80,000, along with several other feature additions and enhancements.
The EOS C100 and C300 firmware updates will be available from Canon in November 2013, while the C500 firmware update will be available in December 2013.
Check out the feature excerpts for each of the cameras below. [click to continue…]
The Canon C100 was used to shoot the docu-short PULSE, which profiles the making of the BioBeats app, a new technology that utilizes cameras to generate custom music based on a human heart rate. The short was directed by Patrick Moreau of stillmotion. Aside from showing off the footage of the C100, it’s a well-told story that’s worth a few minutes of your time.
Check it out below.
Zacuto has unveiled a new line of cine rigs for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. The new rigs are available in a variety of configurations – from run & gun to counterbalanced shoulder rigs, as well as fully kitted tripod rigs.
There’s a great rundown of the new rigs in the video below from Zacuto. [click to continue…]