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    The past couple years have seen an influx of new lenses. I used to only worry about learning a new camera every few months, now i am finding myself figuring out quirks of new lenses, some of which have no history and no knowledge base to help.

    Starting this thread to discuss new releases and any user feedback. Feel free to mention any lens new or old in this thread. There are plenty of obscure vintage lenses that find a “new” place in the field. Arri DNA and Lomo rehoused are examples of repurposing or updating older lenses or designs. However, lenses like Zeiss Super Speeds, Ultra Primes, and Cookes have been around and discussed in great detail. So, talking about them is kind of redundant. They are however great lenses to use as references and bench marks when talking about the newer ones and obscure ones.

    Also feel free to discuss any new tech that would/could even make traditional lenses obsolete. This is an ongoing discussion about the tools that are in the first chain of image capture. So, even though computer generated characters could theoretically replace traditional image capture, it is such a different way of going about it, that would be outside the scope of this thread and be a bit of a waste of time. However, talking about holograms or 3D, is fine. It is at least remotely related. The primary intention of this thread is to discuss lenses as we know them todday: optical devices that project an image onto a 2D capture device. But naturally converaaion will drift into other avenues.

    We are increasingly required to use lenses that we have never used before, and may never use again. Even getting a prep day is not enough time to figure out all of the variables involved with some lenses. Many of the cheaper new lenses don’t have much accurate information beyond marketing material.
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    New Lenses:

    Atlas Orion anamorphic
    http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread...post1986797771

    Blackwing7
    SLR Magic APO and Hyper primes
    https://johnbrawley.wordpress.com/20...ic-quick-test/
    Masterbuilt
    Oh geez: Sirui 1.33x 50mm anamorphic: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/e...nematic-side#/
    Vega
    Primo 70
    Zeiss Supreme “Radiance”
    Xeen CF
    P+S Technik anamorphic
    Tokina Vista
    Canon CN-E
    Canon Sumire
    Sigma Cinema
    Sigma Classic
    Foton/DZO
    Veydra (and variations of)
    Leica Cinema
    Spirit Lab
    Laowa macro
    Angenieux EZ
    White Point Optics
    Xeen and Xeen CF
    Leica Prime/Zoom series
    Zeiss otis/milvus/cp.3/CZ etc
    Zeiss Supreme/Radiance
    Arri Signature
    Glas Werk anamorphic
    Takumi 23.9?24.9-95 T2.9 s35 zoom
    http://www.dvxuser.com/V6/showthread...post1986797524
    Fujinon Premista 28-100mm T2.9 FF35 zoom (so good this lens!)
    Irix Cine lenses (ff35)
    https://irixlens.com/cine-lenses/cine-lenses-45mm/

    Auto focus lenses:

    AKS in the optical path:
    Tilta Filter mount for Red. Currently a Variable ND in the filter tray.

    Kippertie Revolva for Red DSMC2, diffusion and ND internal filter mount.

    Will update as we go along, and i will try to attach links to each lens in relation to the first post about them, and possibly helpful web references and/or other threads.
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    If there is an interesting lens you recently used, or are about to use a lens you have questions about, post in this thread.


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    Bulletin board - Revolving events or mention of new releases:

    Duclos mentioned that the Zeiss Supreme “Radiance” lenses will end orders in early March?
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    CN-E series are the only ones that enable Dual Pixel Focus Guide on C200/300/700.

    Is there a possibility to program Leica R to EF adapter to fool them thinking there is CN-E on them?


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    Work slow for you, is it?
    Big sources matter.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JPNola View Post
    Work slow for you, is it?
    Ah, dayum, good one JP!
    It's a business first and a creative outlet second.
    G.A.S. destroys lives. Stop buying gear that doesn't make you money.


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    Quote Originally Posted by puredrifting View Post
    Ah, dayum, good one JP!
    I thought we were friends? Haha

    Yeah, he has written a few zingers. He deletes some of them. He wrote me a nasty dm. It is starting to creep me out.


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    Here’s one for the list...Atlas Orion Anamorphics https://atlaslensco.com
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    Quote Originally Posted by James0b57 View Post
    I thought we were friends? Haha

    Yeah, he has written a few zingers. He deletes some of them. He wrote me a nasty dm. It is starting to creep me out.
    Sometimes DVXUsers need to give each other good natured ribbing, all in good fun.
    It's a business first and a creative outlet second.
    G.A.S. destroys lives. Stop buying gear that doesn't make you money.


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