November 2017:
The Right Amount Of Grain

The Right Amount Of Grain Across the Pond / Mark London Williams The Right Amount Of Grain Across the Pond / Mark London Williams In a lively period where the very deadlines for this column were strained nearly to capacity, we bracketed our month with visits to the former Eastman Kodak Building, now occupied by … Read more

Canon enhances 2/3” broadcast portable zoom lens range

Canon today announces the CJ45ex9.7B and CJ45ex13.6B – two new portable 4K 2/3” broadcast lenses with superior optical quality and lens build, fast zooming and focus, and improved image stabilization (IS). Achieving the highest zoom ratio in their class, the lenses are perfect for broadcasting sport and musical events which require telephoto shooting. The CJ45ex13.6B … Read more

Canon launches ‘4K Premium’ lens, the UJ27×6.5B IESD

Canon today announces the launch of the UJ27×6.5B IESD, a 2/3” lens for broadcasters needing outstandingly high resolution and contrast in 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) workflows. Offering revolving power beyond 4K and a 27x optical zoom, the lens is an essential tool for a range of professional broadcast environments. The new addition will join … Read more

New broadcast and 4K-compatible lenses from Fujinon

Fujifilm Corporation has announced the Fujinon XK6x20 as the latest addition to its line-up of 4K-compatible digital cinema camera zoom lenses. Equipped with a PL mount, the most common format for cinema cameras, the XK6x20 is a standard zoom lens that delivers T3.5 brightness for the entire zoom range from 20mm to 120mm. Fujifilm initially … Read more