Zeiss Rounds Out Cine Lens Household with new 15mm Supreme Prime



Zeiss has accomplished its household of Supreme Cinema Lenses by asserting a brand new 15mm T1.8 prime lens. The newcomer rounds out the gathering, which ranges from 15mm-200mm with a most pace of T2.0. That’s a quick household of glass.

“This 15 mm lens is the ultimate piece of the puzzle that many cinematographers have been ready for,” reported Christophe Casenave, chargeable for cinematography merchandise at ZEISS. By including the 15-millimeter lens, we at the moment are making the Supreme Primes much more engaging to all customers, offering higher creativity when utilizing Tremendous 35 or Full Body cameras and extra.”

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Not solely is the Zeiss Supreme line of prime cine lenses quick, however versatile too. The Supreme line works with an enormous array of picture processors from Tremendous 35mm to full-frame, and past to FF+. The lenses are appropriate with mainstream digicam rigs together with the Sony Venice (2), the ARRI Alexa (Mini) LF, or the RED Monstro, and can be utilized in all kinds of taking pictures conditions.

Designed with commonplace focus and iris ring positioning, the 15mm Supreme shall be snug on any digicam for a cinematographer and digicam assistant to work with out even wanting. The inventory 95mm entrance diameter additionally implies that any filter or digicam lens accent is quick and straightforward to vary out.

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The Zeiss Supreme Cine Lens 16 iris blade design additionally features a very clean transition between in-focus and out-of-focus areas, which has been the calling card for ZEISS cine lenses, including richer texture and higher depth to the picture.

Digital connections by way of Zeiss’ proprietary eXtended Knowledge expertise present the Cooke/i commonplace of frame-accurate details about focal size, focusing distance, T-stop, and depth-of-field. Zeiss Distortion and Lens Shading knowledge can also be recorded to be used in post-production.

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The ZEISS Supreme Prime lenses are additionally outfitted with an easy-to-operate, interchangeable mount system, which permits a fast change from PL-mount to LPL-mount or EF-mount. Every of the three mounts has {an electrical} interface for transferring ZEISS eXtended Knowledge to the digicam.

Latest movies shot on the Supreme line embody Netflix’ The Adam Challenge, the thriller The Outfit, and the upcoming sequel to Rian Johnson’s Knives Out 2. The Zeiss cine lens household can also be getting used for the collection Das Boot, on Sky.

MSRP for the Zeiss 15mm Supreme Prime is $31,625, with deliveries starting in June of 2022. 

The brand new Supreme Prime 15mm T1.8 shall be showcased on the upcoming BSC Expo in London (April 7 – 9), Micro Salon AFC in Paris (April 13 – 14), and on the NAB Present in Las Vegas (April 23 – 27).  

[source: Zeiss]

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