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These Zeiss prime lenses cover over full frame and boast a fast aperture of T1.5 across the set. The Supremes have a very pleasing sharpness that is crisp but gentle achieving subtle detail rendering.▶
Cooke S8/i primes cover full frame and offer a very fast aperture of T1.4 allowing for incredibly shallow depth of field. All the glass in the lens is a spherical design which allows for imperfections at the edge of frame, giving a more organic vintage look to the lenses.
These full frame Leitz Primes have fast T stops of 1.8 and offer very high optical quality. They offer constant exposure and resolution across the whole image, impressive contrast, neutral white balance and pleasant subtle blooming in lens flares.
These Angenieux Optimo Primes cover full-frame sensors with fast apertures of T1.8. The look of these lenses can be customised from neutral and clean to low contrast vintage with the ability to change internal elements and adding rear filters.
These Cooke Anamorphic full-frame lenses have a squeeze factor of 1.8x resulting in a 2.7:1 image. They offer an extremely wide angle of view, similar to Imax, and offer all the classic characteristics of anamorphic lenses including the distinctive horizontal special flare.
These full frame prime lenses have been designed to have a tuneable vintage style built into compact modern housing. This set is T tuned which is the medium style of softness and flare quality.
These anamorphics are inspired by the Technovision anamorphics from the 1970s. The coating has been designed to achieve high-contrast images with lots of flares and chromatic aberrations, achieving a very vintage look. The 1.5x squeeze factor is flexible for optimal resolution on 3:2 full frame and 16:9 S35 sensors.
Conjure another era with the Vintage FF ‘Canon Dream Lens’. Rehoused by TLS, the original ‘50’s & ‘60’s glass can combat the digital cleanness of modern cinema cameras with golden flares, soft glows, excellent close focus performance & organically textured highlights that keep their vintage flavour irrespective of stop.
Mamiya lensed many iconic images from the 70s / 80s & with TLS’s beautiful cinema rehousing, you now have the option to film using these medium-format lenses. With soft, multi-coloured flares, and front to back bokeh, they give interesting textures, and are perfect for those used to modern glass but want vintage quirks.
These Petzval full frame stills lenses, first designed in 1840, were recreated in 2013 by Lomography and now rehoused in PL mount by TLS. These optics have a unique and extreme vintage look warping the edges to create a spiral drawing focus into the centre of the frame, as well as stunning iris flares.
This extended Set Of Canon K35 Full-Frame* Lenses, rehoused by TLS, display superb vintage qualities in their optics, such as soft edges, a low contrast look and flares.
*The 18mm is not full-frame but Super35
These full-frame primes have the same optics as the fast and lightweight Sigma FF primes, but with uncoated elements with the exception of the front and rear which have a protective coating. This results in high-resolution images but with greatly reduced contrast and plenty of flaring and highlight blooming.
These vintage Leica stills lenses offer lots of character, they cover full frame sensors and have been rehoused to PL in GL Optics MkV bodies. These lenses offer distinctive defocus, subtle chromatic and spherical aberrations and stunning lens flares.
These are full frame versions of Cooke's Panchro Classic lenses based on the original 1920 designs for the optics with some newly designed focal lengths including a 65mm macro. The results are a set of primes with vintage characteristic mixed with modern touches like sharp centres, consistent colour and modern housing.
ARRI Signature Prime lenses are the first Arri primes designed exclusively for the needs of digital cinema cameras. They are modern, full frame, high end lenses that deliver clean, elegant and ultra smooth high resolution images. They are nearly completely free from breathing, distortion and chromatic aberrations.
These vintage spherical lenses from the 1960's offer sharp, low contrast images with a cool white balance and are famous for their unique warm golden lens flares. This set has been rehoused by TLS, are lightweight and compact and have consistent white balance throughout the set.
These vintage Ancient Optics Kowa full frame lenses have been rehoused by TLS from Kowa R stills photography lenses from the 60-70's era. They offer sharp, low contrast images with stunning flares. They are small and light weight with consistent, fully manual modern housing from TLS.
This set of Leica R Cinescope Full Frame lenses have been fully rehoused by Cinescope and have PL mounts. The set is made up of a mixture of Elmarit and Summilux lenses. Their look are a perfect vintage option for modern full frame digital sensors.
These lenses are cine modified versions of the famous Leitz full frame stills lenses. They have incredibly fast aperture and offer high quality images with pleasant skin tones, highlight rendering and focus roll off. Their small size and weight make them perfect for gimbal and drone work.
These TLS rehoused lenses originally built in the 1950s produce very vintagey, warm, low contrast images with lots of flaring. They have fast T stops at T2.3 for most of the set and have been rehoused by TLS for high-performance modern operation.
These Cooke Anamorphic/i Special Flare Lenses are high-quality PL mounted prime lenses with a 2x squeeze factor. They range from 25-100mm and all boast the classic "Cooke look" along with a pleasing oval bokeh synonymous with anamorphic lenses. The Special Flares also produce the iconic horizontal anamorphic lens flares
This 65mm Cooke Anamorphic lens is a macro offering very close focus for doing extreme close-ups. The Cooke Anamorphics have a squeeze factor of 2x and offer classic anamorphic characteristics including the iconic horizontal anamorphic flare.
These affordable 2x anamorphic primes lenses offer a fast aperture of T2 and vintage anamorphic characteristics when used with a wide-open iris.
SET A includes 3 lenses ranging from 40-100mm.
These affordable 2x anamorphic primes lenses offer a fast aperture of T2 and vintage anamorphic characteristics when used with a wide-open iris.
SET B includes 3 lenses ranging from 32-80mm.
This Academy Award-winning extended Set Of Canon K35 Full-Frame* Lenses, rehoused by P+S Technik, display superb vintage qualities in their optics, such as soft edges, a low contrast look and flares. All the lenses in this set have been fully colour matched.
*The 18mm is not full-frame but Super35
These ARRI / Zeiss Master Primes cover S35 sensors and offer very high optical performance, providing clean crisp images at super speed apertures of T1.3. These primes colour and characteristics match the ARRI Alura zoom lenses.
These legendary Cooke lenses designed in the 1920s provide a beautiful vintage look, perfect for adding character to a digital image. These lenses offer a unique bokeh giving a dream-like feel to the out-of-focus areas, aging coating providing a warm yellow colour palette as well as interesting lens flares.
Cooke have recreated their vintage Panchro lenses by going back to the original 1920 designs for the glass and building them into S4 style housing. The results are a set of primes with vintage characteristic mixed with modern touches like sharp centres, consistent colour and modern housing
This S35 prime lens has an extremely wide field of view from its 12mm focal length and offers high-performing optics matching the Ultra Prime range of lenses.
The Canon Sumire primes cover full frame and offer many of the vintage qualities found in the classic Canon K35s. They display spherical and chromaric abberations to help soften a digital image, as well as interesting flares. Most lenses have a fast aperture of T1.3 or T1.5 and modern realiable housing.
Set of 5 lenses.
These Cooke lenses are a lightweight compact version of the popular Cooke S4/i lenses. They offer all the sought-after characteristics of the Cooke look with a max T-stop of 2.8. These are a perfect light weight alternative to the S4s for setups such as gimbals requiring lighter lenses.
This super wide full frame cine prime from Laowa offers a wide field of vision with almost no distortion. At T2.9 the lens is reasonably fast and it has an impressive close focus of 7". The lens is also small and lightweight.
This Extended Set of Zeiss Super Speed Mark II Primes comprises 5 vintage lenses ranging from 18-85mm with the optional addition of a 100mm and 135mm Standard Speed. The Super Speeds boast a very fast aperture of T1.3 and have a slightly softer, vintage look compared to modern cine glass.
This unique full frame macro lens has all the specs of the Loawa 24mm Probe lens but with the front element attached to the side to make it into a periscope lens. The angle is quickly and easily adjustable to look in any direction to achieve the desired perspective. The front of the lens is also fully waterproof.
This full-frame macro probe lens has a long thin design so that it can be placed into small spaces to get very close up images of small hard to reach objects. There is also an LED ring light built into the front to illuminate dark spaces.
The Sigma FF High Speed Primes cover full frame lenses and all have a maximum T stops of T1.5. They’re all lightweight with a similar size and shape making them suitable for gimbal setups with full frame cameras. All the primes in the set are PL mount and have fully manual cine style gears for focus and iris.
The Zeiss Supremes cover over full frame and boast a fast aperture of T1.5 across the set. They have a very pleasing sharpness that is crisp but gentle achieving subtle detail rendering. They’re also ideal operationally with consistent front diameters, consistent focus and iris ring positioning.
Leitz SUMMICRON-C primes lenses cover more than s35 so that they perform highly across the entire frame even when wide open. All the lenses in the set are light weight and compact and their optical design produce images with high contrast and high saturation in colours.
The Lensbaby Movie Maker’s Kit II is a set of lenses offering a range of tilt and shift style distortions, including Edge, Sweet and Twist lenses each giving a different warping effect to an image. They're interchangeable between EF and PL mount cameras. NB: Twist 60 soon to arrive at Shift 4 - please enquire
This set of S35 P+S TECHNIK 2x Anamorphic Evolution Lenses are based on the original optical design of KOWA Anamorphics but have P+S TECHNIK's modern housing and coatings. They have a vintage look and are compact and lightweight so ideal for gimbals.
Cooke S4i Prime Lenses are high quality PL mounted prime lenses that come as a set ranging from 14mm to 135mm. All S4i Prime Lenses have a maximum aperture of f1.8 and data connection.
This Extended Set of Zeiss Super Speed Mark III Primes comprises 5 vintage lenses ranging from 18-85mm with the optional addition of a 135mm Standard Speed. The Super Speeds boast a very fast aperture of T1.3 and have a slightly softer, vintage look compared to modern cine glass. Each lens has metric markings.
A high quality ARRI / Zeiss PL mounted Prime lens set from 16mm to 135mm, all with a maximum aperture of f1.7.
A Celere HS Prime Lens Set ranging from 18.5mm to 85mm, all with a maximum aperture of T1.5 and interchangeable lens mounts (PL and EF). These lenses will soon boast interchangeable front elements for different look and flaring characteristics.
These Zeiss CP.3 Prime Lenses improve on the affordable CP.2 primes, with a smaller size, interchangeable mounts and full frame coverage. Set includes 18mm, 25mm, 35mm, 50mm and 85mm.
A set of Zeiss Primes from 21mm to 85mm for PL or EF mount.
The Tokina 100m Macro T2.9 Prime Lens is a cine redesign of Tokina’s 100mm f/2.8 AT-X M100 AF Pro D Macro Autofocus lens. It's PL mount and has a de-clicked iris and cine geared lens rings. It has a 1:1 maximum macro magnification at 11.8” and the iris ring has a colour-coded distance exposure compensation guide.
This Zeiss 100mm Macro has been rehoused by Oppenheimer with a PL mount. It extends from 1:10 to 1:1 and has an exposure compensation scale.
The Angenieux Optimo Ultra 12x is a great long-range zoom for high-end productions such as feature films, TV series, live stage, commercials, music videos. It offers wide to long focal lengths at a consistent fast aperture. The rear element is interchangeable to adapt the lens from S35 up to Full Frame coverage.
The Angenieux EZ1 45-135mm is a PL zoom lens for FF / VV Sensors. It's lightweight and features a fast T3 across the zoom range. The lens offers similar characteristics to other zooms from Angenieux. We also have the Super35 version of this lens.
The Angenieux EZ1 30-90mm is a PL zoom lens for S35 Sensors. It's lightweight and features an extremely fast aperture (T2 )across the zoom range. The lens offers similar characteristics to other zooms from Angenieux. We also have the Full Frame version of this lens.
The Angenieux EZ2 22-60mm is a PL zoom lens for Full Frame / Vista Vision Sensors. It's lightweight and features a fast T3 across the zoom range. The lens offers similar characteristics to other zooms from Angenieux. We also have the Super35 version of this lens.
The Angenieux EZ2 15-40mm is a PL zoom lens for S35 Sensors. It's lightweight and features a fast T2 across the zoom range. The lens offers similar characteristics to other zooms from Angenieux. We also have the Full Frame version of this lens.
This rehoused Canon FD 50-300 zoom lens covers full frame and is the perfect match for the vintage aesthetics of the Canon K35, FD and any vintage full frame primes in general. It offers slight low contrast look, spherical aberrations, as well as S.S.C coating which produce beautiful K35 lens flares.
This vintage Canon zoom lenses shares many characteristics of the Canon K35 prime lenses. It offers pleasant soft focus wide open, low contrast images and interesting flares, all in a compact size with a good wide to long range of 25-120mm.
This ultra-telephoto zoom lens offers a huge focal range of 50-1000mm and has a built-in 1.5x extender (75-1500mm). The lens has an ENG-style servo built onto the lens compatible with Canon focus and zoom demands. The lens covers S35 sensors and with the extender engaged can cover full-frame sensors.
The Canon CN10x25 25-250mm Lens is a Super35 PL Mount ENG style zoom lens with a handle servo and a 1.5x optical extender that not only extends the zoom, but also increases the image size to cover a Full Frame sensor.
The Sigma 50-100mm is a S35 mid-long zoom lens that has a very fast aperture of T2, in a lightweight cine housing.
The Sigma 18-35mm is an S35 wide zoom lens that has a very fast aperture of T2, in a lightweight cine housing.
This S35 PL lens offers an extremely wide field of view with a fast consistent T stop of 2.9, all in a small, lightweight cine lens body.
This Fujinon full-frame lens offers very wide-angle focal lengths, all at a constant T2.9 throughout the zoom range. The 19-45mm is quite compact compared to other full-frame zooms available, making it suitable for Steadicam and gimbal use. The image produced is clean, with neutral white balance and minimal distortion.
This Fuji full-frame lens offers wide to mid-angle focal lengths, all at a constant T2.9 throughout the zoom range. The 28-100mm is quite compact compared to other full-frame zooms available, making it suitable for Steadicam and gimbal use. The image produced is clean, with neutral white balance and minimal distortion.
This Fuji full frame lens offers mid to long angle focal lengths, all at a constant T2.9 throughout the zoom range. The 80-250mm is quite compact compared to other full-frame zooms available, making it suitable for Steadicam and gimbal use. The image produced is clean, with neutral white balance and minimal distortion.
This vintage Super16 zoom lens offers a fast aperture of T2.4 and large focal length coverage (16-128mm S35 equivalent). Its vintage qualities offer subtle focus and distinct flaring characteristics. Suitable for Super16 film camera and digital camera with a Super16 crop option.
This vintage 11.5-138mm SC12x11.5 Super 16 Zoom PL lens offers a huge 12x zoom range from wide to long focal lengths at a fast 2.5 T stop and all in a compact lightweight body. Also, due to its age, the lens offers pleasant vintage characteristics.
The Fujinon Cabrio 19-90mm Lens is a PL Mount ENG style zoom lens with a removable handle servo. Its range from wide to tight is good for obs doc shooting with large format Super35 cameras without the need to change lenses.
This classic zoom lens from Cooke offers vintage qualities including softness and subtle vignetting at the edges of frame, characterful bokeh and interesting flaring. The zoom ranges covers wide, mid and long focal lengths in the one lens and has a consistent T/3 throughout the range.
This classic zoom lens from Cooke offers vintage qualities including softness and subtle vignetting at the edges of frame, characterful bokeh and interesting flaring. The zoom ranges covers wide, mid and long focal lengths in one lens and has a consistent T/3.1 throughout the range.
The Angenieux Optimo 24-290mm is a great long-range zoom for high-end productions such as feature films, TV series, live stage shows, commercials, and music videos. It offers wide to long focal lengths at a consistent fast aperture of T2.8.
This compact cine zoom lens has a very good wide to tight range from 25-100mm, with a S35+ coverage, parfocal zoom and continuous T2.9 aperture. This PL Mount version comes with a 1.33x rear anamorphic adaptor and a 1.4x FF expander. We also have EF and E Mount versions available.
This PL 45-250mm zoom lens covers S35 sensors, provides a very good range of mid to long-angle focal lengths and offers clean and clear optics even wide open at T2.6. This is colour and character matched to other Alura lenses and ARRI Master Prime lenses.
This lightweight PL 15.5-45mm zoom lens covers S35 sensors, provides a good range of wide-angle focal lengths and offers clean and clear optics even wide open at T2.8. This is colour and character matched to other Alura lenses and ARRI Master Prime lenses.
This Canon CN-E 30-105mm PL T2.8 Zoom Lens is a PL mount cine style zoom lens designed for covering 35mm and Super35 cameras with a fixed T2.8 aperture throughout its zoom range.
This Angenieux Optimo 28-76mm T2.6 Zoom Lens is from Angenieux's 35mm film range, providing a good standard angle range with an aperture of T2.6 throughout.
This Angenieux Optimo 15-40mm T2.6 Zoom Lens is from Angenieux's 35mm film range, providing a good wide angle range with an aperture of T2.6 throughout.
This Canon CN E30-300mm PL T2.95 - 3.7 Zoom Lens offers 4K and has a PL mount, providing a huge focal range with a wide aperture in a lightweight size for its class.
This Duclos/Tokina 11-16mm PL Zoom Lens is a rehoused stills lens with an ultra wide 11-16mm range, a PL mount and full cine style iris, zoom and focus rings for superior video operation.
This Zeiss 70-200mm (CZ.2) Compact Zoom Lens is very light and compact for its range and type and is suitable for use as a long obs doc lens. Available in either EF or PL mount.
The Canon CN7x17 17-120mm Lens is a PL mount ENG style zoom lens with a handle servo. Its range from wide to tight is perfect for obs doc shooting with large format cameras without the need to change lenses.
Angenieux Optimo DP 16-42mm zoom lens is specifically designed for digital Super 35 cameras. This wide angle zoom offers almost no breathing with a T2.8 aperture all the way through the zoom range. It pairs well with the Angenieux Optimo DP 30-80mm zoom lens.
Angenieux Optimo DP 30-80mm Zoom lens is specifically designed for digital super35 cameras. This standard angle zoom offers almost no breathing with a T2.8 aperture all the way through the zoom range. It pairs well with the Angenieux Optimo DP 16-42mm zoom lens.