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Sirui rehouses its 1.33x anamorphic lenses for cinema rigs and adds T-stops

Sirui has introduced a new set of lenses bases on its existing four models. The Sirui MARS lenses are designed to offer better handling for rigged cameras, and come with built-in mod gears for both aperture and focus rings. The apertures have also been reclassified as T-stops and the focus throw of each of the models has been significantly extended to make accurate focus adjustments easier with follow focus equipment.

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Sirui launches AM-2 Travel carbon fiber tripod series with five models and a ball head

SIRUI has announced its new carbon fiber AM-2 Travel Tripod series featuring a total of five tripod models.
They are lightweight, with the largest and heaviest model weighing in at 1.22kg (2.69lbs). The tripods are suitable for uses that range from macro to travel photography.

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Sirui announces 35mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens is on the way

The 50mm 1.33x anamorphic that was launched in February, this lens is designed for APS-C and MFT sensors. It will be only available in the MFT mount but there are adapters for Sony E, Canon EF-M and Nikon Z mount camera systems, according to a video placed on the company’s U.S. Facebook page. The lens will come with detachable geared rings for the focus and aperture rings, uses a 67mm front filter thread and has a minimum focus distance of 0.85m (2.8ft).

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Affordable anamorphic: hands-on with the Sirui 50mm F1.8 1.33x

The Sirui 50mm F1.8 1.33x Anamorphic is interesting for more than a couple of reasons, but the thing that makes it immediately attractive is that at $700/£660 it’s a lot more affordable than almost all other proper anamorphic lenses for filmmakers using interchangeable lens camera systems.

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SIRUI reveals 400mm telephoto and anamorphic lenses for smartphones

Sirui has unveiled two new mobile lenses designed for photographers: the TL-400mm Long Focus Lens Kit and the VD-01 Anamorphic Lens. Both mobile lenses feature Schott optical glass, a multilayer anti-reflection coating and the promise of limited distortion and vignetting combined with 'high levels of light transmission' and ‘precise color rendition.’

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Hands-on with the Sirui 35mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

After much teasing, Sirui has finally launched its second anamorphic lens for interchangeable lens systems. The first was the 50mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic that came out at the beginning of this year, and the company doesn’t seem to be wasting much time getting its second model out to the market.

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Converted Sirui lenses offer low-cost anamorphic options for L and RF mount users

Mount adapter manufacturer MTF Services is targeting videographers using L and RF mount cameras with a pair of low-cost anamorphic lenses. The company is converting the Sirui Micro Four Thirds 35mm and 50mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lenses to work with Leica L and Canon RF mount cameras.

These lenses have an imaging circle wider than the APS-C format, so they work with Super35 sensor areas and even with full-frame recording with a 1.35x crop. With the Sirui 50mm F1.8 costing just under $700/£600 and the 35mm F1.8 costing less than $800/£770, these lenses are the only affordable anamorphic options to those shooting with a host of full-frame cameras.

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Sirui launches Indiegogo campaign for its new $749 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

Lens manufacturer Sirui has started the crowdfunding campaign for its next lens, a 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens for Canon EF-M mount, Fujifilm X mount, Micro Four Thirds (MFT) mount Nikon Z mount and Sony E mount camera systems (full-frame cameras must be in APS-C capture mode).

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Sirui’s announces 24mm anamorphic in multiple mounts

Sirui Optical has announced the impending release a third anamorphic lens, adding a 24mm wide angle to its existing 50mm and 35mm lenses. The Sirui 24mm F2.8 features a 1.33x squeeze factor and an imaging circle that covers APS-C. In common with the previous lenses this model will come in a native mounts for Micro Four Thirds , Sony E, Canon EF-M, Nikon Z and Fujifilm X cameras.

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Sirui announces 50mm F1.8 anamorphic lens for mirrorless cameras set for April release

Budget-conscious filmmakers looking for an anamorphic lens will finally be able to stop cropping the top and bottom of their movie frames next month when the Sirui 50mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens will begin shipping through distributors outside of the initial Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns. The company has already shipped to many of its backers, but the Coronavirus has created delays that have set the general release back to April.

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SIRUI Announces New Anamorphic Lens: The 75mm f1.8 1.33x

SIRUI introduces a new member to its affordable anamorphic primes for Super 35 sized sensors. The new anamorphic glass is characterized by a 75mm focal length, f1.8, and 1.33x squeeze ratio. This new lens offers the same characteristic of stretched oval bokeh and blue streaked flares, as the other members of the family.

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SIRUI launches the 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

SIRUI, the Chinese lens company, wants to break the market for anamorphic lenses, by introducing its new 24mm F2.8 1.33x anamorphic glass for APS-C sized sensors. Thus, the price for a complete anamorphic set that includes the 50mm and the 35mm 1.33x lenses, is less than $2,100. That’s your most affordable option to get those cinematic blueish flares into your videos. Read on.

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SIRUI, a Camera Accessories Manufacturer, Released Its 35mm f/1.8 1.33x Anamorphic Lens on INDIEGOGO August 3, 2020

Like the 50mm f/1.8 1.33x Anamorphic Lens that was launched in INDIEGOGO February 2020, the new SIRUI 35mm f/1.8 1.33x Anamorphic Lens delivers a wider cinematic shot at a great value!
VERONA, N.J., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The lens comes with detachable geared rings for the focus and aperture rings, uses a 67mm front filter thread, and has a minimum focus distance of 0.85m (2.8ft). Weighing in at only 700g, this compact, sturdy, and durable lens is perfect for on-the-go filmmaking.

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Sirui K40X Ball Head Review: Is this the Perfect Ball Head For Your Tripod?

....In today's blog, we have a thorough review by Ryan Filgas (Gear & Apps) from the SLR Lounge blog. Here's what Ryan had to say about the SIRUI K-40X Professional Ball Head.

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Sirui Photo Contest! Send in your Best Work and You Might Win Fame and Fortune!

Show us what you can do with your SIRUI equipment and you could walk away with a prize worth $250 and have your image and story appear on our website, Facebook page and blog!!

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Professional looking videos from a small, precision-built Video Head!

Video, DSLR and mirrorless cameras continue to get smaller and smaller, but the desire to create professional looking videos continues to grow. To take full advantage of these compact cameras, demand for high quality, compact fluid video heads has been explosive!.......

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Compact Professional Video Head for Today’s DSLR/Video Systems – the Sirui VH-10 Professional Fluid Video Head

The world of videography has quickly changed over the last few years. Many photographers have realized the need and advantage of shooting videos........

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SIRUI T-025X TRIPOD - REAL WORLD REVIEW

I had been looking for a compact Travel Tripod for some time and came across a review of the SIRUI T-025X which compared it favourably to some big hitters including Gitzo.

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