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New lens! The Canon Sumire Prime 85 mm (f/1.3). We added it to our existing Sumire Prime set, which now consists of 4 lenses. ⏩ Check out our website for more information ->

Check out this machine on wheels! It's our DIT cart! We fully build and customised this cart ourselves so that it has all the essentials a DIT cart needs on set. Use it for data backups, transcoding, logging/syncing and more. It can also be used as a standalone cart together with the Honda Generator and even in combination with the camerabus for film locations without power. This cart is only available when rented together with a camera package. ⏩ Do you want to know what else it is capable of? Call our office (020 6940004) or send us a message for more information.

Let us introduce to you the new primes in the family of ZEISS Supreme lenses: the 21mm (T1.5) and 135mm (T.15). The Zeiss Supreme Prime lenses are designed for large-format sensor coverage, combined with a wide aperture of T1.5. These two lenses are available separately. We also offer a set of 6 Supreme Prime lenses, which includes the 25mm, 29mm, 35mm, 50mm, 65mm, 85mm, and 100mm. All the lenses across the family cover Full Frame / Vista Vision with an image circle of 46.3 mm. �� ZEISS Camera Lenses ⏩ Check out the new lenses on our website ->

Great news! Last year, together with United, PhotoCineRent, RED Digital Cinema and Angenieux Lenses, we recorded the Roger Waters concert at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam and this week we heard that Roger Waters Us & Them will premiere at this year’s Venice Film Festival! You will be able to watch it on the 2nd and 6th of October in cinemas around the world! 🍿 This exclusive high-end production was recorded in 8K with a set of 20 cameras (13 RED Helium's and 7 RED Monstro's).

New! The Kowa Evolution 2X Anamorphic Lens (32mm). This lens is based on the original optical design of the vintage and rare Kowa Anamorphics and the P+S TECHNIK lens rehousing. The look and bokeh of this lens match the genuine anamorphic look of the original KOWA Anamorphic lenses. This lens is low in contrast and warm in color and can be made to flare. Perfect wide-angle addition for our set of Kowa Anamorphics! ⏩ Check it out here ->

Hot news! And it's not about the weather! ☀️ We just received this beast from RED Digital Cinema: the RED GEMINI 5K S35. What makes this camera special? It features a GEMINI 5K S35 sensor, RED's highest-sensitivity sensor up until now. The DSMC2 BRAIN offers cleaner, less-noisy images in low-light conditions as well as improved images in shadows. This camera also supports interchangeable OLPFs and lens mounts - empowering you to make the most of all of your S35 compatible PL, Nikon, Canon and Leica lenses. ⏩ Want to know more? Contact us or check out the product page ->

The Optimo Ultra 12x by Angenieux Lenses is now also available in Full Frame. This lens is the successor model of the OPTIMO 24-290 & 28-340 and can be used in S35 mode (24-290), U35 mode (26-320) and FF mode (36-435). Pictured below is FF mode. One of the few in Europe that is fully configured to be used on Full Frame cameras such as the Sony VENICE, RED Monstro or ARRI Alexa. ⏩ More information on our website ->

Sony news! We just received these new Sony SxS Memory Cards. They are now available at Camalot and are compatible with all Sony VENICE, F5 and F55 cameras. Sony also just released firmware version 4.0 for all their VENICE cameras. Version 4.0 adds high frame rate shooting, advanced remote control functionality, as well as Cooke/i3 and Zeiss extended metadata. In order to update to version 4.0, VENICE requires an internal hardware modification. This modification has been applied to all our Sony VENICE cameras in the last couple of weeks! Want to know more? Please send us a message or call our office!

Now available: new eye-cushions! These soft eye-cushions are made by hand and provide ultimate comfort for the camera operator whilst protecting eyes from sweat and dirt. You can buy them in our store for €5 a piece! 👍

New! The Vocas 5-axis diopter holder. This holder gives you the possibility to adjust the pitch, roll, yaw, vertical and horizontal shift. The axis can be changed independently and run through the optical axis, which means the diopter’s position to the lens will not change while tilted, rolled or rotated. ⏩ Check out our productpage for more information ->

The Phantom Flex 4K: the super slow motion camera! Up to 1000fps on 4k and up-to 2000 fps at 2K pixel resolution. Now available for a reduced price! Check out the website for current pricing ->

We are very excited to be the first rental house in Europe to be able to offer you the brand new Canon Sumire Prime Lenses! At the moment a set of 3, we will be expanding this set later this year. The Canon Sumire Prime Lenses are a range of fast T-stop cinema prime lenses, all with an interchangeable PL mount, which can be modified to an EF mount. According to Canon Nederland, the new full-frame Sumire Prime lenses feature a completely new optical design. They have been designed to have a “softer” look that allows them to create a more organic looking image. ➡️ Check out the promovideo that was shot by Freek Zonderland ->

Move your tripod with ease on this Ronford-Baker Rolling Spider. This rolling spider will carry almost unlimited weight, fits most tripods and remains rigid in operation. It folds flat and locks for carrying and there is a central mounting position. Comes with castor wheels for use on levels floors and skateboard wheels for use on a track. It can also be used on a curved track! ⏩ Check out the product here ->

The first one in the world and completely personalised by Ambient GmbH for Yke: the Ambient Lockit ACN-CL. Check out the video of the contest/draw on the Facebook page of Ambient GmbH (May 9). Now also available at Camalot ->

New members of our large format lens family: the ARRI Signature Prime Lens set. We offer six lenses in one set, ranging from 21 mm to 125 mm. These lenses are fitted with an ARRI LPL mount. 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 ->

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It is finally here! The RED Digital Cinema RANGER Camera. Exclusively available at Camalot, as the authorised RED rental house in The Netherlands and Belgium. Designed to support high-end productions, RANGER is a compact all-in-one camera system featuring a MONSTRO 35.4 megapixels (40.96 mm × 21.60 mm) CMOS sensor with 17+ stops of dynamic range. The camera is capable of capturing 60 FPS at 8K resolution. ⏩ More about this camera on our website -> Any questions? Send us a message or call our office!

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This camera arrived just a few hours ago. Can you guess which camera this is? It's called a pocket camera but it isn’t hyper-portable, but as a cinema camera it’s about as compact as I think it can be with the capability of shooting RAW and ProRes HQ in 4K DCI 60P. ⏩ Check out the product here ->

Woohoo! We just received our new Camalot vests! You can get one of these and also support a good cause! Why and how? We are aiming towards lowering our carbon footprint to (almost) zero. That's why we will be compensating all our energy consumption by planting trees. We will do this together with Carbon Karma ( who will plant the trees for us in Spain. Farmers in Agroforestry projects restore the landscape by battling desertification while meanwhile increasing their production. This way all our CO2 emissions will be compensated and we will be indirectly supporting the local economy. Do you want to support us? Come by our office to get one! Available in all sizes! 👍