DZOFILM has simply launched a brand new set of cinema prime lenses: the Vespid Retro. These lenses are offered as a set of seven and are much like the unique Vespid primes however function a brand new golden coating. This particular coating will provide you with a “classic look” with all the advantages of recent lenses. So let’s take a better take a look at these!
Chinese language lens producer DZOFILM began releasing cinema lenses in 2019 with their Linglung zoom lenses for MFT cameras. The least we will say is that they constructed a stable repute rapidly due to their Vespid lineup of Full Body cinema primes, the Pictor Zooms for Super35 sensor cameras, and the Catta Full Body zooms that we reviewed right here.
Throughout IBC 2022, we had an opportunity to take a first take a look at the brand new DZOFILM Vespid Retro primes. The corporate held its promise, and the Vespid Retro seven-lens set is now transport.
DZOFILM Vespid Retro options
The DZOFILM Vespid Retro lens set consists of seven lenses: a 16mm T2.8 and 25/35/50/75/100/125mm T2.1. All lenses are available in a particular silver housing product of aluminum for a weight of lower than 1,000g per lens.
Now let’s make one factor clear, wanting on the exterior, all of the mechanics and options of the Vespid and Vespid Retro are comparable. So, in a nutshell:
- 46.5mm picture sensor protection – the lenses cowl Full Body sensors simply
- 270-degree focusing rotation
- Person-interchangeable lens mount – you’ll be able to select between PL and Canon EF lens mounts
- A relentless focus/aperture ring placement makes lens swaps a breeze
- The skin diameter is 80mm, and the entrance filter thread is 77mm
If you happen to ever shoot with the DZOFILM Vespid, you’ll really feel at residence with this new set.
New golden coating
The Vespid Retro incorporates a new golden coating that provides a “charming amber hue,” in response to the producer.
This golden coating creates a cool-blue-toned picture with an amber hue, particularly seen on lens flares.
Additionally, this type of heat coating is often very flattering on pores and skin tones.
Value and availability
The DZOFILM Vespid Retro set is a restricted version, solely offered as a set for $18.999. The seven lenses will begin transport in a pleasant carrying case by the top of this month.
If you happen to do the maths, every Vespid Retro lens is round $2,714. That might sound costly in comparison with the $1,399 particular person retail value for the “traditional” DZOFILM Vespid.
For extra info, please go to DZOFILM’s web site right here.
What do you consider these new Retro cinema primes? Do you typically shoot with “vintage-looking” lenses? Did you already shoot with DZOFILM lenses? Don’t hesitate to tell us within the feedback down under!