Monthly Archives: March 2017

Leica Thalia Large Format Cine Lenses

Large format cinematography gets more interesting today with Leica Thalia. CW Sonderoptic introduces nine new prime lenses that cover all formats from Alexa 65, Panavision DXL, RED 8K VV, Full Frame, to Super35. Leica Thalia primes ship with stainless steel PL mounts. An XPL version will be available for ARRI Rental. Thalia lenses have front diameters that are all 95… read more…

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Free NAB Passes from FDTimes

Film and Digital Times will be at NAB in the usual location: Central Hall C10206.
For free Exhibits Passes courtesy of FDTimes, go to:
and enter this code in the box “APPLY DISCOUNT CODE:”  LV7445
(offer expires March 24) read more…

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Leica Cine MacroLux +0.5, +1, +2

A year ago, at NAB, CW  Sonderoptic presented the Leica Cine MacroLux +1 diopter. Now, there are two additions to the close-up family:  +0.5 and +2. All three diopters (+0.5, +1, +2) share the same optical design, coatings, mechanical housing, and 95mm front diameter clip-on and stackable rings. The Cine MacroLux diopters clamp onto the front of any Summilux-C or Summicron-C prime (except 135 Summilux-C)  because they all share the same front diameter: 95 mm. read more…

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