Russia’s answer to Cooke – LOMO Konvas cine primes

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Lomo cinema primes were used on Konvas 35mm film cameras during the cold war and beyond, here EOSHD brings them into the digital filmmaking age.

LOMO cinema primes on eBay (make sure it is OCT-18 mount, not 19)

Get the necessary OCT18 lens to Micro 4/3rds adapter

Back when Russia was a technological force, the government had industrial and optical design down to a tee.

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Zeiss Compact Primes coming to Panasonic GH1, GH2


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Zeiss have just issued a press release at the IFA show in Berlin, saying that:

“In addition to the PL-, EF- and F-mount, Carl Zeiss will soon also be offering the Compact Prime CP.2 lenses with Micro 4/3 and A-mount.”

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Canon C-Mount TV lenses – A tale of Panasonic GH1 junk store bargains!

I recently walked into an old junk store in Manchester (UK) and they had a bundle of CCTV equipment on a shelf. They also had some old c-mount TV lenses from Canon, two identical zooms.

Usually zoom c-mount lenses vignette on the Panasonic GH1 and this does too – but remarkably, much more of the frame is covered than usual. What you see here are some actual full-frame GH1 shots from a 17-102MM F2 (constant) lens that cost £10 / $16.

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