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The professional/semi-professional lens market is getting very competitive very quickly — which is great for filmmakers who are now using cameras that are much sharper than DSLRs, and need lenses that can match that resolution, and also provide smooth iris and focus. Schneider has been making PL mount lenses for some time, but they’ve now decided to introduce a full-frame cinema lineup with interchangeable mounts to go head-to-head against similarly priced lenses from Canon and Zeiss. Check out the FreshDV video below with Ryan Avery from Schneider: More »

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On the other side of the lens spectrum at NAB 2013 this year, Schneider has introduced some lenses for a little camera known as the iPhone. The iPro Lens System, released last year, has received an upgrade this year, adding 2 lenses and a system for the iPhone 5. Hit the jump for the details. More »

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It’s been an exciting week so far, with announcements to please and shock just about everyone. With camera technology changing every time we turn our backs, it’s hard to keep up — but quality glass is built to stay. Read on for the latest lens tech and a concise round-up of the new lenses that showed their faces at NAB 2013. More »

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Various lens manufacturers are finally responding to the need for cinema-quality glass at an affordable price and in multiple lens mounts. Schneider already makes some Super 35mm primes, the Cine-Xenars, but they are coming out with a completely new product line called the Xenon FF Primes. As the name would suggest, these T2.1 lenses will cover a 36mm x 24mm full frame sensor — that’s right 5D users, that’s you, but that also means that a S35 sensor would be utilizing the sweet spot of each lens. Get the skinny after the jump.

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Micro 4/3. Super35. Full Frame. And everything in between! There are a lot of needs for cinema lenses these days — and by cinema lenses I mean optics with manual aperture rings and focus gears — and, compared to the still lens market, not a lot of options. But while Schneider has announced new cinema lenses, I can’t seem to find many details about them. Here’s what we know: More »