Rokinon Adds 20mm Prime To XEEN Series Lenses


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rokinon Optics launched their XEEN series of lenses last year, and they are full of great features. The lenses are available in variety of mount options (PL, EF, F, E, M43), feature 11 blade irises, and a 200° focus rotation. Just last October, they added a … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Lenses


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The holidays are an ideal time to get your favorite filmmaker that lens they've been wanting. Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, there are still plenty of deals to be found. So there's no time like the "present" (get it?) for a Holiday Gift Guide … [Read more...]

Cinematography 101: Lenses Indie Filmmakers Can Afford


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Low budget filmmakers and cinematographers often scour the local thrift store for unwanted 35mm DSLR lenses for filming needs, and hey, it's a good option for some. One can even "declick" them to make the lenses more cinematic. But there are affordable cinema lenses … [Read more...]