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canon CJ20ex7.8B

Canon Announces New 7.8โ€“156mm 4K Zoom Lens for Broadcast

Canon announced a new 4K 20x 2/3-inch zoom lens with a built-in 2x extender aimed at ENG and field production. With a focal range of 7.8–156mm, the CJ20ex7.8B is the fourth lens in Canon's UHDxs line, along with the CJ12ex4.3B wide-angle … more »


Canon Debuts First Two 4K Zoom Lenses for Broadcast Acquisition

Canon announced its first 4K field lenses — two new 2/3-inch zooms for broadcast camera systems, with zoom ratios of 86x and 90x that Canon claims make them the longest 4K broadcast lenses available. Canon's 4K broadcast flagship will be … more »


Canon Debuts Technology to Reduce Color Fringing in 35mm EF Lens

Canon has announced an EF 35mm f/1.4 L II USM lens that uses proprietary technology to correct chromatic aberrations in the glass.  The company's newly developed technology, known as blue spectrum refractive optics (or BR Optics for short) involves the use of a … more »

Canon Cine Servo 50-1000mm lens

Review: Canon 50โ€“1000mm T5.0โ€“8.9 Ultra Telephoto Zoom

It is in the nature of shooters—and human beings in general, I suppose—that we don’t like compromises. We want everything, and that demanding attitude (as unrealistic as it may be) seems to apply particularly to our lenses. For reasons of convenience … more »


Fujinon Begins Shipping 4K Ultra HD Series Lenses for Broadcast

Fujinon is shipping the new UA22x8 portable zoom lens and the UA80X9 field lens, the first two lenses in its 4K Ultra HD series of 2/3-inch lenses announced at NAB 2015. The UA80x9 80x zoom lens (pictured above, right) has … more »


Cine Gear Expo to Take Attendees from Super 8 to Ultra Panavision 70

NAB may be the biggest show of the year, but for Hollywood-based cinematographers who don't have the time or inclination to make it out to the desert for that three-ring circus, Cine Gear Expo is a local lifeline—a friendly, manageable show … more »


NAB 2015 Video: Abel Cine

Andy Shipsides highlights Canon's hot new 17–120mm cine-servo lens, which gets a PL- and EF- switchable universal mount system from Abel Cine, and the MoVI M10 and M15 stabilizing gimbals from Freefly.


NAB 2015 Video: Manios Digital

"Classic rock, classic lenses": Steven Manios shows the forthcoming 1.2 expander, which allows vintage 35mm Cooke and Angenieux zooms to cover the full 6K sensor on the Red Epic Dragon with half a stop of light loss.


NAB 2015 Video: Schneider Optics

Don Shafer at Schneider Optics discusses new Xenon full-frame prime lenses, including the 18mm and 135mm versions due in the first quarter of 2016, along with the new True-Streak Confetti filter and a new rugged iPhone 6 case with tripod … more »


New 25mm and 135mm Cooke Anamorphic/i Lenses Will Ship by NAB

Cooke Optics is promising to ship its new 25mm and 135mm Anamorphic/i lenses in time for NAB. Announced at IBC last year, the lenses will bookend the existing range of 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm lenses. Among the first … more »