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Zeiss Super Speeds T1.3 MK II Lenses – PL

Introducing the Zeiss Super Speeds T1.3 MK II PL Lens Bundle Rental, the undeniably ideal choice for professional cinematographers and videographers who accordingly require exceptional quality and performance. These vintage cinema lenses are certainly fast and produce stunning imagery.

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  • PL Mount
  • T1.3 Stops
  • Covers S35 Sensors
  • ZEISS Super Speed 18mm
  • ZEISS Super Speed 25mm
  • ZEISS Super Speed 35mm
  • ZEISS Super Speed 50mm
  • ZEISS Super Speed 85mm

High Speed Lenses

Firstly, Zeiss introduced a high speed lens series where all focal lengths were specifically designed as cine lenses, and with the second generation, where all lenses were f1.2. The Carl Zeiss High Speed  lenses were first featured in the Planar 0.7/50mm lens commissioned by NASA in 1966. This lens was not, furthermore used on the Apollo 8 mission. This lens is also known as the “Kubrick Lens” for its use shooting the candlelight scenes in ‘Barry Lyndon’.

The Zeiss High Speed lenses were series produced in various generations from 1975 to 2004. Consequently, they were replaced by the ARRI/Zeiss Master Prime series in 2005.

Original High Speed Lenses -1975

The first generation original series Carl Zeiss High Speed (HS) lenses were first offered in 1975. They were among the first Zeiss lenses (super Speeds T1.3) to have the Zeiss T* multicoating, which increases contrast and overall light transmission (T-stop) and reduces flare. Finally, they were only available with ARRI bayonet mounts.

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Additional Information

Films and shows that have used these lenses have been The Crown, A Beautiful Mind, The Shinning, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

These lenses are renowned for their remarkable speed, allowing for a wider aperture and shallow depth of field, creating an incredibly cinematic look.

Each lens in this set features a PL mount, making them compatible with a wide range of cameras including ARRI, RED, and Sony, among others. These lenses have been designed to meet the high standards of professional filmmakers, with superior optical performance and precise focus control.

The Zeiss Super Speeds T1.3 MK II Lenses PL set includes five lenses with focal lengths of 18mm, 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm, providing a versatile range for any shooting situation. The lenses are constructed with high-quality materials and are built to withstand the rigors of production.

These lenses have been widely used in the film industry for years and have gained a reputation for delivering excellent performance and image quality. They offer a unique, vintage look with a modern twist, providing the best of both worlds.

Whether you are shooting a feature film, documentary, or commercial, the Zeiss Super Speeds T1.3 MK II Lenses PL set will provide you with exceptional optical performance, precise focus control, and the ability to capture stunning visuals. Don’t compromise on quality – choose the Zeiss Super Speeds T1.3 MK II Lenses PL for your next project.

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