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This beast of a lens just arrived in our office: the Cooke Anamorphic/i 1.8x SF FF+ 180mm. Smaller Cooke lens for comparison! πŸ’ͺ This lens represents the next logical step in the evolution of filmmaking: large format production with anamorphic characteristics, including flare and oval bokeh. Check out this lens on our website -> bit.ly/3EVlZB3

Wooha! This just arrived in our office! πŸ™Œ These are ARRI/Zeiss Ultra 16 Prime lenses. Available as a set, consisting of 5 lenses, ranging from 6 to 14mm. ⏩ More info about these lenses here -> bit.ly/3lnidHv

Look at this beast, the Leitz PRIME 180mm! The Leitz PRIME lens set, consisting of 12 lenses, is now complete! ⏩ More about this lens -> bit.ly/3jlkaUU

Let us (re-)introduce you to the ARRI Signature Primes! A brand new set of 8 lenses, ranging from 18mm up to 125mm, now provides even more full-frame lens choices. They have been designed to render organic, emotionally engaging images, gently softening and texturizing the large format with natural skin tones and creamy bokeh. A fast T-stop of T1.8 facilitates shallow depth of field and the smooth focus fall-off gives subjects heightened presence in the frame. ⏩ Check out our product page for more information -> bit.ly/2VidRII

New to the Angenieux Optimo Prime lens collection: the 100mm. Available in combination with the entire lens set or as a separate lens. Check out this lens here -> bit.ly/3y4rNnh

Do I need to say more? πŸ™Œ The Bolex Paillard H16 REX Reflex (RX), a professional 16mm film camera made in Switzerland in 1961, is now available at Camalot Amsterdam!

Find out, in the following article, why Dutch Cinematographer Melle van Essen, NSC and his 1AC, Chiel van Dongen decided to use Optimo Ultra 12x lenses on a ''closed-door'' set. From our friends at Angenieux Lenses: https://blog.angenieux.com/two-optimo-ultra-12xs-invited-to-a-special-dinner

In addition to the Sony FX6 and the FX9 we just added the Sony FX3 Full Frame Camera to our collection. A small and compact camera, which is ideal if you are a solo shooter or want to shoot handheld. Want to make sure this camera is the right one for your shoot? Call our office or just send us a message! Productpage -> bit.ly/3wBDlxP

Did you watch Ferry this weekend? A Netflix Original exploring the events before Undercover. Supported by our colleagues at Camalot BelgiΓ« for De Mensen. πŸŽ₯ Shot by Menno Mans on the Sony Venice and ARRI Master Anamorphics!

De Oost directed by Jim Taihuttu, is out now on Amazon Prime! 🍿 Synopsis below! πŸ‘‡ We are very proud to have supported this important and impressive film. Produced by New Amsterdam Film Company. Shot by Lennart Verstegen on location in Indonesia with our Alexa Mini and ServiceVision Anamorphics. ---- About De Oost: During the Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch recruit joins an elite army squad led by a man known as β€œThe Turk.” As the fight against freedom fighters becomes increasingly brutal under the helm of the infamous captain, the recruit is forced to reconsider his beliefs to the point of complete disillusionment.

New in our store! Handmade apple boxes! πŸ™

Last Saturday DI-RECT and the Residentie Orkest performed in the AFAS Circustheater in Scheveningen. Great that we were able to be part of this again! πŸ™Œ πŸ“Έ by Nathan Reinds!

The IndieASSIST 416 is a new HD video assist for the ARRIFLEX 416 Plus film camera. It provides exceptional image quality for everyone on set, allowing them to judge images far better than before. The system is mounted on the ARRIFLEX and is also powered internally from the camera. Send us a message if you want to know more! ☝️

The Fujinon Premista lens family is now complete! πŸ™ For more information about this new lens (the 19-45mm) please check out our website -> bit.ly/2Rmv6q9

''Kurt Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins'' was live streamed last week on the Opera Forward Festival and the website of the Dutch National Opera. It's great to see how these online performances are getting better and better! We provided all the essential equipment for this performance, including the Sony PMW-F55, Atlas Orion Anamorphic lenses and the Ereca CAM RACER for the Multicam. Thanks to De Nationale Opera - Dutch National Opera, Sanne Peper, Marc de Meijer, Gregor Meerman, Josje van Erkel and Ola Mafaalani!

We are very excited to announce another superb addition to our pool of film cameras, the Aaton Digital PENELOPE! In excellent condition, this camera is silent, lightweight, easy to use handheld and offers sync-sound and, crucially in this digital age, a timecode option. Thanks to the possibility of switching between 3-perf and 2-perf, this is a great affordable option if you would like to shoot on 35mm. Check out our product page [bit.ly/3bRUqvZ] for more info. If you’d like to familiarize yourself with shooting on 35mm (or 16mm) cameras we offer a great and comprehensive workshop as well. For more information, check out [bit.ly/2OHHEHt]!

Check out the official teaser of Ferry. Soon available on Netflix! Shot on the Sony Venice with ARRI Master Anamorphic lenses (from Camalot BelgiΓ«)!🍿 πŸŽ₯ by Menno Mans

Last Friday DI-RECT performed in the Omniversum in The Hague. They played on a stage with specially made visuals that were projected on a 180ΒΊ screen. Shot on multiple cameras. With provided 3 (lightweight handheld) Sony FX6's with Sigma Cine Prime lenses. Photos by Nathan Reinds. Special thanks to Tim van der Zalm, Joost Laarakker and DI-RECT!

Our latest tool is the TRACIS Lens Scanner, which uses state-of-the-art machine vision to inspect the surfaces of our lenses in incredible high resolution. The Scanner allows us to track every element inside the lens and even the outside housing, over the lifetime of the lens, providing our clients and ourselves with an impartial and certified assessment. Thanks to powerful cloud computing, a scan takes just a minute to complete and registers any and all scratches, hairs, dust and fingerprints before a job. After returning from a shoot, the Scanner can highlight any changes to the state of the lens, eliminating judgement calls and difficult conversations. Check out tracis.io for more information!

Welcome, Sony FX6! This is why he is awesome: - 4K 10.2 Full-Frame sensor. - Compact and lightweight body design for on-the-go shooting. - Ultra-high sensitivity with ISO expandable up to 409,600. - 15+ stops of dynamic range. - S-Cinetone look profile, also used in FX9. - Recording up to 4K 120p / HD 240p, 10-bit 4:2:2 color depth in full-frame. - Support for up to 12G-SDI and 4K at up to 60p 16-bit SDI RAW output. - Compatible with E and PL mount lenses. ⏩ Check out this camera on our website -> bit.ly/2XAbOgw