New Gear: Schneider-Kreuznach Unveils Six Cine Lenses
These six new prime lenses will work with both dedicated cinema cameras, and DSLRs
Lens makers Schneider-Kreuznach announced a total of six new prime lenses, adding even more glass to its already extensive collection. At the International Broadcast Conference (IBC), the company announced five Xenon full-frame primes, designed for 4K cameras, and full-frame sensors, as well as a 14mm addition to the CINEXENAR III line.
The Xenon full-frame primes include a T2.1/35mm, a T2.1/50mm and a T2.1/75mm (which will land later this year); also a T2.1/25mm wide angle and a T2.1/100mm telephoto lens will be abailable early 2014. All five lenses can be mounted on either Nikon, Canon, or PL-mount, and all five are color matched, and designed for work with 4K video. They also all feature:
The CINEXENAR III T2.2/14mm is the widest member of the CINEXENAR line, and is expected to land Q4 of this year. It has a PL-mount, but with an interchangeable camera bayonet for use on SLRs. The company describes the line as:
No information about pricing has been announced, but given that these are cine lenses, you can expect them to be on the exspensive side.
[via the Phoblographer]