Tag: Zeiss CP2

Zacuto Z-Drive and Tornado. A Powerful Combo For Pulling Focus

Zacuto Z-Drive and Tornado. A Powerful Combo For Pulling Focus

September 25, 20137 Comments

UPDATE Feb 10th 2014. Check out my full review on Zacuto.com. I have a full Recoil rig coming in by next week, and yes the Z-Drive and Tornado will be included. I’m also getting the Axis EVF system for my Zacuto EVF Pro, and the Grip Relocator with a short rail to bring it lower, […]

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How Well Does Your Lens Kit Match?

How Well Does Your Lens Kit Match?

September 6, 20134 Comments

Your Lenses are a very important part of your kit yet so many people go cheap when it’s time to buy them. I understand that not everybody can afford the best, but in order to get the best out of the camera that we just spent several thousands of dollars on we have to have […]

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Converting The Zeiss CP.2 85mm to EF Mount From PL. Or Buy The Rokinon

Converting The Zeiss CP.2 85mm to EF Mount From PL. Or Buy The Rokinon

July 29, 201311 Comments

I’m going through my gear trying to adapt to the C100 and C300 with the equipment that I already have and one big piece of kit I own is PL lenses. I need to figure out how I can get some use out of them with the C300. Unfortunately I dont see a solution for […]

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Carl Zeiss Otus Distagon T* 1.4/55 lens: Is It The Best Ever Made?

February 19, 20131 Comment

Dr. Hubert Nasse, Staff Scientist at Carl Zeiss talks about a new dimension in photography. The new Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 1.4/55 is touted by Dr. Nasse in the video as the “the best 55mm ever made” Thats a bold statement to make but coming from Zeiss it just may well be. I’ve always liked Zeiss […]

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Zeiss Adds Two New CP.2 Primes. 15mm T2.9 and 135mm T2.1

Zeiss Adds Two New CP.2 Primes. 15mm T2.9 and 135mm T2.1

April 5, 20120 Comments

                      This is big pre-NAB news. Now lets see if the 70-200 is right behind. Zeiss announces two new CP.2 lenses, CP.2 15/T2.9 and 135/T2.1 List $5700 Each ETA Q4 http://www.zeiss.com/C1256A770030BCE…4?OpenDocument OBERKOCHEN/Germany, 05.04.2012.  During the NAB Trade Show in Las Vegas from April 16-19, 2012, […]

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New ZEISS CP.2 Cine Lenses As well As a ZOOM Coming Soon.

New ZEISS CP.2 Cine Lenses As well As a ZOOM Coming Soon.

December 10, 20111 Comment

ZEISS is listening to us. This is very interesting news coming from  Zeiss. In 2012, Carl Zeiss will add wider and longer focal lengths to their existing line of Compact Prime CP.2 lenses. The current ZEISS Compact Prime Lens set consists of 9 lenses. Its expected to introduce a 18mm and 100mm. Also new Anamorphic […]

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Image Promos with AF-100 and Zeiss Lenses

October 18, 20110 Comments

I recently shot two Image promos for a local station with a AF-100 and Zeiss lenses. This is a great combo. For the first promo I used a set of Zeiss ZF and the second the awesome Zeiss CP.2 Compact Primes. The funny thisng is the CP/2 are the same lens that is found in […]

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Zeiss CP.2 Primes On The AF-100

Zeiss CP.2 Primes On The AF-100

October 8, 20110 Comments

I had the great fortune to use these amazing lens. I rented them for a promo shoot. I never used a PL mount lens before and wanted to try them out. I used the 28 and 50 most of the time. The 85 was too long for the what I was shooting. The focus and […]

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