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First Look: Veydra 85mm T2.2 Mini Prime

Veydras are cine primes designed primarily for micro four thirds cameras, though they’re also available with C- and E-mounts. I tested prototypes of the first four lenses—16mm, 25mm, 35mm, and 50mm—in December 2014; customer shipments commenced in February 2015; the…

Micro 4/3
NAB News: GH4 Anamorphic Update

Panasonic announced a firmware update for the GH4 to add proper anamorphic support: 3328×2496 (1.33:1) recording at 23.98, 24, 25, or 29.97 fps. 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output for external recording. New electronic shutter speed of 1/16,000 sec. Available later this…

Micro 4/3
Rokinon Cine Primes

Last December I did a series of side-by-side test with a variety of lenses on my GH4: T1.9 Ultra Primes, T1.3 Mk II Super Speeds, and T2.2 Veydras, all dedicated cine primes; two T1.5 Rokinon DS cine primes, based on…

Micro 4/3
The GH4 Audio Buzz Fix

As noted in my GH4 review earlier this year, first-run GH4s suffered from an “audio buzz” problem, most noticeable with a third-party mike plugged in. This problem affected  early shipments of the camera running version 1.0 firmware; later shipments with…

Micro 4/3
New Glass: Veydra Cine Primes for Micro 4/3

On Tuesday night, a Kickstarter project showed up in my Twitter feed: Veydra Micro 4/3 Cinema Lenses. Veydra lenses (12mm, 16mm, 25mm, 35mm, and 50mm; micro 4/3‘s counterparts to 18mm-85mm primes on Super35mm sensors) will all feature Resolution that exceeds…

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