Category Archives: Angenieux

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Angenieux Optimo 24-290mm T2.8

The Optimo 24-290 is a cinema quality zoom lens from Angenieux that effectively covers a wide, and commonly used focal range. The entire core, focus, zoom, lock rings, and housing of the 24-290mm Optimo are machined from billet aluminum. The only part of the Optimo that isn’t made of high quality aluminum is the mount… Because that is made of stainless steel (Via Matthew Duclos). With a fast maximum Full Story...
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OCT-19 Spherical LOMO Prime Lens Set

By Collis Huntington...HD Planet Cameras acquires set of OCT-19 mounted spherical LOMO primes and OCT-19 Mount for the RED Epic. After putting some elbow grease (and white lithium grease) into these bad boys the focus is running extremely smooth. With the 50mm and 75mm at a T2.2, they are running fast too. The 150mm is a T3.2. With two more wider lenses being worked on by our lens technician Felix Full Story...
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HD Planet Cameras Buys Arri Alexa

HD Planet is a proud new owner of an Arri Alexa EV. "The Oringinal" as Arri puts it. The first camera on the scene remains at the center of the family; it is the keystone of a modular and upgradeable system that offers not just an image capture solution, but an entire image pipeline. By combining proprietary ARRI technology with ubiquitous, best-of-class tools from industry-leading partners, ALEXA Full Story...
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Traveling with 2 optimo 24-290mm zoom lenses

Tom Jordan's prepping a two RED Epic shoot in Pittsburgh for Roger TV. What's the best way to travel with two Angeniuex Optimo 24-290mm Zoom Lenses?? Well a backpack of course! A snug fit that gives no relief to one's legs or lower back but better than having TSA baggage handlers throwing $200,000 worth of lenses around like large footballs. Marcus still flashes a hang loose though. Good to go brah! The Full Story...
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In the Works: Vaughn Rumored for New ‘Star Wars’ Installment; Ford Interested in Revisiting Han Solo

By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna November 6, 2012 1:21 PM... One of the exciting prospects for veteran Spielberg poducer Kathleen Kennedy as the new president at Disney-owned Lucasfilm is that she is more than capable of developing a strong script and luring gifted filmmakers to the planned "Star Wars" franchise reboot. Even without a script on hand, directors are lining up. Director Matthew Vaughn Full Story...
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Ralph Smith Photography Shoots with HD Planet Cameras

Thanks Ralph Smith Photography for renting your EPIC camera package from HD Planet Cameras, Houston for your "Minors" commercial. The imagining turned out amazing with the Angenieux Optimo 28-76. Congratulations! Click here for video: http://www.foodphotographystudio.com/data/web/player/minors/index.html Full Story...
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“Pudding Boy” prepares for their short film shot on RED Epic

Thank you Aaron Judlowe for a great prep at HD Planet Cameras. I'm pretty sure you've got plenty of TVLogic 5.6" LCD Monitors on your EPIC!! Full Story...
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Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master”- Battlefield Mankind

Written by Kent Jones for Filmcomment- Paul Thomas Anderson’s "The Master"- Battlefield Mankind In The Master, the American past of the late Forties and early Fifties is a very, very foreign country, rendered doubly strange from the perspective of the early 21st century and its nervous obsession with right now. Who are these people? Who is this grandiose, folksy, impetuous, self-appointed Full Story...
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RED Claims Dragon Sensor Doubles EPIC/SCARLET Sensitivity

By Joe Marine via NoFilmSchool.com All has been quiet on the RED front concerning the new Dragon sensor since NAB in April. After their kickoff party before the start of the exhibition, they announced the specifications of the updated sensor. One of the criticisms of the MX sensor has been lower dynamic range than some of its peers, like, for example, the Arri Alexa. RED seems to be gunning straight Full Story...
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Flying Lotus x What Matters Most…Until the Quiet Comes…Directed By Kahlil Joseph

I recently had the pleasure of working with What Matters Most on this short for Flying Lotus' forthcoming LP "Until the Quiet Comes". Directed by: Kahlil Joseph, Director of Photography: Matthew J Lloyd, Produced by: Omid Fatemi for What Matters Most. Big thanks to Flying Lotus and Warp Records for the opportunity! flying-lotus.com the-most.com Full Story...