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P+S Technik Kinoptik Apochromat

First manufactured in the mid-20th Century by French company Kinoptik, these Apochromat lenses have a rare talent for correcting chromatic and spherical aberrations. Rehoused in P+S Technik’s signature style, you get a unique vintage look in a modern package. Please note that the daily price reflects the price of one lens.

May 21st, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Lenses, Vintage Lenses

P+S Technik Super Baltar

Designed and built in the 1950s, the Super Baltar was developed by Bausch and Lomb, around the same time of the creation of their Oscar award winning CinemaScope lens. Used to shoot classics like The Godfather and Godfather II, these lenses can help you achieve the classic look you’re looking for. This set was expertly […]

February 24th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Lenses, Vintage Lenses

Canon K35

These Academy Award winning cinema lenses (1977) are both fast and small, exhibiting less sharpness and contrast than most modern lenses. Most notably used on Aliens (1986) and more recently American Hustle, The Canon K35 achieves a classic look while easily covering modern digital sensors. We offer the following focal lengths: 18mm T1.5/T2.8, 24mm T1.6, […]

February 24th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Lenses, Vintage Lenses

Van Diemen Cooke Panchro

Designed in 1945-46 by famed optical designer Gordon Cook, the Series II Speed Panchro improved on the design that made Cooke the standard in Hollywood where MGM, Warner Bros., and Paramount used them almost exclusively. Following in 1954, Series III was designed to address the use of larger negative areas (CinemaScope, Vista Vision, etc.) without […]

February 24th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Lenses, Vintage Lenses

P+S Technik Cooke Panchro

Designed in 1945-46 by famed optical designer Gordon Cook, the Series II Speed Panchro improved on the design that made Cooke the standard in Hollywood where MGM, Warner Bros., and Paramount used them almost exclusively. Following in 1954, Series III was designed to address the use of larger negative areas (CinemaScope, Vista Vision, etc.) without […]

February 24th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Lenses, Vintage Lenses

Imaging Cooke Panchro

Designed in 1945-46 by famed optical designer Gordon Cook, the Series II Speed Panchro improved on the design that made Cooke the standard in Hollywood where MGM, Warner Bros., and Paramount used them almost exclusively. Following in 1954, Series III¬†was designed to address the use of larger negative areas (CinemaScope, Vista Vision, etc.) without losing […]

May 9th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Lenses, Vintage Lenses