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LOMO 75mm T2.2 OCT19 Russian Cine Lens | In-Depth Review

LOMO 75mm T2.2 OCT19 Russian Cine Lens | In-Depth Review

I’ve been building my Russian LOMO CINE SET for a while now and with this review, we will finally start looking at these lenses in more detail. This is also the first review to feature a 4K test video and even though at the time of writing this, I’m still perfectly happy with 1080p final… Continue Reading

PENTAX-A SMC 50mm F1.2 Review

PENTAX-A SMC 50mm F1.2 Review

Pentax-A SMC 50mm F1.2 is an interesting lens. It’s one of those lenses that you either love or hate. Being an F1.2 prime, it’s not the cheapest vintage lens out there and even in comparison to other 50mm F1.2 vintage primes it’s quite pricey (average price is around $550), so it’s better be good, right?… Continue Reading

Zhongyi Mitakon 42.5mm F1.2 REVIEW

Mitakon 42.5mm F1.2 Review

This time I’m reviewing a modern lens, but as mentioned in the video above, it shares a lot of things I like about vintage lenses, which is the main reason why I wanted to review it. As a fan of Zhongyi Lens Turbo II focal reducer, I was excited about an opportunity to test out… Continue Reading

25-250mm Cine Zooms for S35 Cameras

25-250mm Cine Zooms for S35 Cameras

I’ve been recently asked for advance on a proper vintage cine lens for around $1000-2000 that would work with a Super35 sensor cameras like Canon C100/300, Sony FS100/700 & others. I think it’s quite a relevant question as a lot of people would love to own a proper cine lens, but a few can afford… Continue Reading

Tair 11A 135mm f/2.8 Lens Test Video

Tair 11A 135mm f/2.8 Lens Test Video

Here is yet another video from Mario Suze giving us a detailed look at Tair 11A 135mm f/2.8 prime lens. Tair is an old, but very solid and very unusual Russian lens. I have two of these myself and although I haven’t tested them yet, this video really makes me want to have a ago… Continue Reading