Possibly one of the most eagerly waited lenses announced at NAB last year – the Laowa 12mm Zero-D T2.9 Cine is finally ready to begin shipping nearly a year after its introduction. This lens is easily one of the widest, most well corrected lenses for Large Format cinematography.Continue reading “Laowa 12mm Zero-D Now Shipping!”
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Quick Take
As any of you who follow me on twitter know, I’m a total Olympus fan boy. I have everything from an original OM to an E-620, an E-PL1 and an E-P3. How could I possibly resist the newest addition to the Olympus line-up, the OM-D E-M5. Sure then name sucks and can easily be confused with a fax machine model number… But lets just call it the OM-D for now since there isn’t another OM-D model to confuse it with. There are a lot of haters out there that say this isn’t a real OM since it isn’t even a range finder. It’s basically a re-bodied E-P3 with a few new tricks. Continue reading “Olympus OM-D E-M5 Quick Take”
Delivery From Zeiss
I’ve been out of the office for over a week on holiday. My lady and I embarked on a road trip from Southern California to Oklahoma with stops along the way for sightseeing. Come Monday I’m back in the office with new goodies waiting for me from Zeiss. We ordered a replacement iris assembly for a Zeiss 12mm Ultra Prime. Such a nice lens. Anyway… Zeiss has a way of packaging their OEM parts in a way the excites me when opening them. All their cryptic scribbling and blue tape makes me happy. Everything is so clean and perfect. It’ll be nice to re-assmble this lens and make it new again.