KIPON COLIBRI Cinema Lenses – News Shooter

KIPON COLIBRI Cinema Lenses - News Shooter

KIPON lately introduced a brand new one COLIBRI cinema lenses. They’re designed as a high-quality, inexpensive resolution for cinematographers in search of a premium cinema lens set that will not drain their pockets.

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COLIBRI cinema lenses cowl full-frame sensors, however don’t specify picture circle protection on their web site. Lenses can be obtainable on the following focal lengths and T stops:

  • 24mm T2.5
  • 35mm T2.5
  • 50mm T2.5
  • 75mm T2.5
  • 90mm T2.5

KIPON states that the mechanical and optical designs had been made in Germany, however not in China.

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COLIBRI cinema lenses have a compact and light-weight design and include the next mounts: Canon RF/Sony E/Panasonic L. This makes them a sensible choice for digicam customers like RED Komodo, Raptor, Sony FX9, FX6. , FX30, a7S, α7S II, a7S III, Canon R5C, R5, R6, R6II, C7 and Panasonic S5 II, S5 II x, S5, S1H, BS1H, and so forth. The hyperlinks are not interchangeable. It is sort of bizarre that corporations make a cinema lens package that is not obtainable within the PL mount, at the least for my part.

Kipon states that the lenses have a specifically designed linear star-shaped iris with 10 aperture blades aiding them. create distinctive bokeh impact with cinematic really feel (their phrase, not mine!) Additionally they have a 300-degree focal rotation and allegedly use a Swiss-made bearing system. All 5 lenses function 77mm entrance screw filters.

Weight and Measurement

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24mm and 35mm are the identical size (70mm/2.75″) and 50mm, 75mm and 90mm are all 90mm/3.54″ lengthy. As for weight, under you may see how a lot every lens weighs in its varied mounts:

sony e Canon RF panasonic l
24mm 484g 478g 480g
35mm 409g 404g 406g
50mm 499g 494 498g
75mm 553g 545 g 550g
90mm 550g 542g 548g

The lenses are all beneath 550g and their compact measurement is bound to attraction to many photographers.

Minimal Focus Distance

24mm 9.5″ / 24cm
35mm 13″ / 33cm
50mm 20″ / 50cm
75mm 2′ / 60cm
90mm 2′ 3″ / 70cm

The minimal focus distance of all focal lengths could be seen above.


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There is a ton of competitors within the inexpensive cine prime lens house. Lenses that may be thought-about aggressive are available: DZOFilm VESPID, Meike FF Prime Cine, SLR Magic MicroPrime Cine, Roquinone Cine DS, 7artisans Photoelectric Spectrum Prime Cine Lens, Viltrox S, IRIX Cinema, Roquinone XEENand Roquinone XEEN CF simply to call some.

Worth and Availability

KIPON COLIBRI Cinema Lenses can now be pre-ordered as a set. US$9880. Deliveries are anticipated to start on March 1. That worth makes the lenses just below $2,000. This makes them fairly costly in comparison with a lot of their important opponents.