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Angenieux EZ-1 30-90mm Zoom Lens (S35, FF) T2.0

The first lens in Angenieux’s EZ series lenses, the EZ-1, is a fast and lightweight lens, with an Interchangeable Rear Optics allowing for coverage of Super 35mm and larger image formats for cine and broadcast productions. The mount can easily be changed from a PL mount to an EF or E mount. The ENG-style productions […]

April 3rd, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

RED EPIC-W GEMINI 5K

The new RED sensor is the ideal candidate for a versatile shoot. The RED EPIC-W GEMINI 5K S35 sensor is perfect for in low-light situations, allowing for a clean image with less noise and better shadow detail. Camera operators are also able to access to a dual-sensitivity mode, allowing you to shoot high quality images […]

March 27th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera

RED Weapon MONSTRO (VistaVision) 8K

The carbon fiber Weapon camera body remains the same but the new MONSTRO sensor is one of RED’s most complex inventions yet. The MONSTRO provides improved image quality, with greater dynamic range and increased shadow detail along with higher ISOs with lower noise than the last model.   The 35.4 Megapixel CMOS Sensor comes with […]

January 11th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

Arri Alexa LF

ARRI’s new large-format camera system features a sensor slightly larger than full frame. The ALEXA LF camera records native 4.5K with ARRI’s best overall image quality. This allows filmmakers to explore the dynamic large-format aesthetic while retaining the sensor’s natural colorimetry, pleasing skin tones and stunning capability for HDR workflows. The camera body, lens mount […]

January 9th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

Sigma Cine Primes

These five prime PL lenses: 20, 24, 35, 50 and 85mm, and all offer T1.5 aperture. SIGMA has made extremely lightweight and compact cine lenses a reality; these lenses keep weight and size to a minimum, at the same time their specification is optimized for enhanced durability. The lenses have a stunning image quality and […]

January 9th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Camera, Lenses

Coming January 2016 – Transvideo Starlite HD

Another field monitor solution is on the way! Soon will be renting the Transvideo’s Starlight HD 5″ On-Camera Monitor/Recorder, with its beautiful OLED touchscreen display. It is an all-in-one monitoring and recording solution designed to keep apace of the decreasing size of video cameras. Built into a machined aviation-grade case barely larger than a smartphone […]

December 27th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment

New Item – Angenieux Anamorphic Optimo 30-72

New to our stable of anamorphic zooms is the Angenieux Anamorphic 30-72mm Optimo T4.0 A-2S Zoom Lens (above). With 2x squeeze, a fast aperture of T:4 and no ramping or breathing, the Optimo Anamorphic 30-72mm 2S Zoom Lens delivers exceptional optical performance not previously achieved with an anamorphic lens. Based on the optical design of the popular Optimo […]

August 14th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment

New Camera – Arri Alexa Mini

Compact, lightweight and self-contained, the ARRI ALEXA Mini (below) is a versatile additional tool in the ALEXA camera range. And now, you can rent it at Hand Held. Crews will find that the ALEXA Mini perfectly complements their ALEXA shooting kit, eliminating the complications of working with third-party cameras for specialized shots and keeping everything within a single system that is trusted […]

August 9th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

New Items – Small HD 502 & Sidefinder EVF

Looking for the latest in HD on-camera monitoring? Maybe you’re interested in a feature-rich, high-resolution EVF? We have both covered with one system. We now carry Small HD’s 502 SDI On-Camera Monitor (below) and Sidefinder EVF (bottom). Small HD’s 502 HDMI & SDI On-Camera Monitor with 3D LUT Support brings full HD resolution to an on-camera […]

August 9th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment

“Duo D’Optimos” – Angenieux Anamorphic Zooms @ Hand Held

Check out our latest shoot “Duo D’Optimos” with the newest Angenieux Anamorphic Zooms (30-72mm & 56-152mm, both f/3.6 – T:4). Watch the video below for a showcase of these lenses capabilities as well as some fun shots of our facility. Live music, yoga, subway acrobats—this video has it all. Most importantly, it has beautifully images […]

April 23rd, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events