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Using M42 lenses on PL cameras | Comparability List

Using M42 lenses on PL cameras | Comparability List

Once in a while I get asked about vintage lenses adaptable to PL mount cameras like Red Epic or Blackmagic URSA Mini (which can be bought with a native PL mount). Unfortunately the options are limited to Arri Standard/Bayonet and LOMO OCT18 mount lenses with not much else to choose from, at least not without… Continue Reading

DSO “TRUMP” Rehoused Helios Lenses | REVIEW

DSO “TRUMP” Rehoused Helios Lenses | REVIEW

You might know how much I love the Helios 44-2, the cult Soviet 58mm F2.0 prime, but a very skilled lens technician, Richard Gale obviously took his love for this lens much further. His DSO FF58 modified Helios 44-2 lens is well known and used by many DOPs, who looking for that magical look you… 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

Lens De-Clicking & Mount Conversion by UK eBay shop

Lens De-Clicking & Mount Conversion by UK eBay shop

In about a year of buying up around 100 vintage lenses on eBay, I discovered so many business sellers selling vintage lenses, but one of them stood out to me much more than the others, so I wanted to share this with everyone because it might be very useful to some of you. Before I… Continue Reading