Articles tagged "anamorphic"

Moment expands from mobile, announces 1.33x Anamorphic Lens Adapter

The lens adapter should work with manual and autofocus lenses of all kinds to turn 16:9 video into 2:35:1 when desqueezed.

Venus Optics' Laowa Nanomorph now have a Silver option for more neutral flares

In addition to the Amber and Blue versions, which give flares and highlights warm and cool tones, respectively, the new Silver Nanomorph option offers a more neutral flare that changes with the color temperature of the lights being used.

Great Joy 50mm T2.9 1.8x full-frame anamorphic lens mini-review

As the number of lower-cost anamorphic lenses increases, Great Joy hopes to get ahead of the competition with a 50mm lens that provides full-frame camera users with a heady 1.8x squeeze factor. Not without its issues, it nonetheless presents excellent value for moviemakers.

Venus Optics teases Laowa Nanomorph, a lineup of the 'world's smallest' 1.5x anamorphic cine lenses for Super 35mm

Venus Optics says the lineup will kick off with three primes: a 27mm T2.8, a 35mm T2.4 and a 50mm T2.4, all of which offer 1.5x squeeze in incredible compact form factors.

Vazen announces 135mm T2.8 1.8x Anamorphic lens, completing its full-frame trio

Vazen, a Chinese manufacturer specializing in anamorphic lenses, has announced its third full-frame (PL/EF) lens, the 135mm T2.8 1.8x Anamorphic. The lens joins 50mm T2.1 and 85mm T2.8 anamorphic cinema lenses.

Venus Optics shows off footage captured with its upcoming Laowa anamorphic lenses

Almost no information is provided regarding the forthcoming lens series, but the teaser video does show off the signature anamorphic look, complete with streaked lens flares and oval bokeh.

Sirui launches 75mm 1.6x anamorphic lens for full frame cameras

A new 75mm is set to join Sirui's 50mm to begin a set of T2.9 1.6x anamorphic lenses designed for full frame mirrorless cameras.

DPReview TV: Vazen 28mm T2.2 anamorphic lens review – Is this a Goldilocks lens for Micro Four Thirds video?

Anamorphic lenses can add a cinematic look to video, but they tend to be large and bulky. Not the Vazen 28mm T2.2! Jordan shows us how useful this pint-sized anamorphic optic can be, even without extra rigging.

Moment's new CineFlare Streak filters promise anamorphic-style flares without a specialized lens

If you want to get classic Hollywood-like lens flare in your photos and videos, you can either purchase an expensive, specialized anamorphic lens. Or, you can check out Moment's new CineFlare Streak filters that promise anamorphic-like lens flare.

Hands-on and sample footage from the Sirui 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

Sirui's third 1.33x anamorphic lens in its series for APS-C and MFT sensors brings a wider angle of view, a smaller maximum aperture, and all the characteristics we've come to expect from this good-value manufacturer.

Review: Great Joy's new 60mm T2.9 1.33x anamorphic lens, 1.35x adapter offer squeezed shots on a budget

The Great Joy 60mm T2.9 offers full-frame users an affordable option for 1.33x anamorphic shooting, while the 1.35x adapter can squeeze that to 1.8x, or turn your regular spherical lenses anamorphic for an even more budget-friendly solution.

Sirui rehouses its 1.33x anamorphic lenses for cinema rigs and adds T-stops

The four anamorphic lenses get new housings with mod gears as well as T-stops and longer focus throw to make them easier to work with on rigged cameras.

Sirui reveals its new 75mm F1.8 1.33x telephoto anamorphic lens

The lens, which is the fourth in its growing 1.33x anamorphic lineup, is expected to retail for $899 following its initial Indiegogo launch and is available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds (MFT), Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

Wide angle 1.8x anamorphic lens for full frame sensors launched by Vazen

At only $8000 the Vazen 50mm T2.1 1.8x anamorphic is quite a bargain - in relative terms anyway. Designed for full frame sensors it offers a 65 degree angle of view.

Venus Optics’ PL-mount 1.33x Rear Anamorphic Adapter, 1.4x Full Frame Expander now available for $999 each

More than a year after showing off the initial prototypes at IBC, Venus Optics has announced the release of its 1.33x Rear Anamorphic Adapter and 1.4x Full Frame Expander for PL mount cine lenses.

Sirui launches Indiegogo campaign for its new $749 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

The 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens is now being crowdfunded on IndieGoGo, where it's already surpassed its funding goal.

Sirui’s announces 24mm anamorphic in multiple mounts

The next anamorphic lens from Sirui will offer a wider angle of view, and will come direct in a wider range of lens mounts than the previous 35mm.

How does anamorphic photography work?

What is anamorphic photography and how do anamorphic lenses work? All is revealed in this basics-of-anamorphics mini guide.

Vazen announces an $8,000 85mm T2.8 1.8x anamorphic lens for PL, EF mount cameras

The lens is the first of three in Vazen's new 'LF' (large format) lineup, which will be rounded out later this year by 55mm and 105mm cine lenses.

Hands-on with the Sirui 35mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

Sirui's second anamorphic lens for mirrorless cameras is a slightly wider model than the original, and is aimed at Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z, Sony E and Canon EF-M filmmakers. It offers letterbox aspect ratios as wide as 2.35:1, and it carries on the principles of being compact, light and affordable.

Sirui announces 35mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens is on the way

Sirui is launching an Indiegogo campaign for a wide-angle answer to its existing 50mm F1.8 anamorphic lens. The 35mm APS-C lens will come in a Micro Four Thirds mount with adapters for other systems.

Affordable anamorphic: hands-on with the Sirui 50mm F1.8 1.33x

Compact and affordable, the new Sirui 50mm anamorphic lens comes in options for three camera mounts – so we tried it on each of them. See the lens in more detail and read about the benefits of using it on each system.

Shooting photos with anamorphic lenses is a fun way to get out of a creative rut

Anamorphic lenses aren't typically used for still photography, so we decided to try it out using accessory lenses from Moondog Labs and Moment. As one of our editors discovered, it can be a fun, creative challenge.

Sirui announces 50mm F1.8 anamorphic lens for mirrorless cameras set for April release

A new budget-priced anamorphic lens from Sirui offers APS-C camera users 1.33x squeeze for 2.4:1 widescreen movies - without the usual expense

DPReview TV: Hands-on with anamorphic lenses

Jordan reviews the Vazen 40mm T2, the first anamorphic lens designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. In the process, he gives us a great primer on using anamorphic optics for both video and stills.

SIRUI reveals 400mm telephoto and anamorphic lenses for smartphones

SIRUI's latest products include a 400mm (equivalent) telephoto lens and an anamorphic lens designed specifically for smartphone camera systems.

Video: Hasselblad H6D-100C medium-format camera paired with DIY anamorphic lens system

Filmmaker Casey Cavanaugh has published a new video showing off his homemade 'GX-Pan' anamorphic lens adapter used with the $32k Hasselblad H6D-100C medium-format digital camera.

Video: How to create an 'anamorfake' from old, inexpensive lenses

It's not quite the same, but these modified lenses manage to capture a few of the more signature aesthetics of proper anamorphic lenses.

Kickstarter project gives iPhoneographers affordable anamorphic imaging.