Since 2008, filmmakers have been in the market for full frame cine primes. Lenses that cover the larger format yet still offer all the mechanical advantages of a proper cinema lens.
RED Digital Cinema this week introduced two new cameras, bringing the total number of DSMC2 cameras currently available to five. But let’s compare them. What’s the difference between them all?
How do the Contax lenses fair compared to it’s contemporaries? Let’s look at the Contax line compared to other Zeiss lenses both new and old: the Super Speeds, Classic (ZE/ZF.2) and CP.2s.
In May I was invited by director Chris Cronin to shoot a little film with him called ‘Skye’. It’s a social drama with a sci-fi, superhero twist and was made to compete in the My Røde Reel competition.
Vintage Zeiss Contax lenses can be repurposed for modern cinema use. This article goes into detail about these lenses and how to go about picking and adapting your lenses.