Angenieux’s 16mm format zoom lenses are classics, well known for their work on television series throughout the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Still desired for their smoothness and warm qualities and desired by modern filmmakers for their vintage look.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 7-81mm T2.4 2' 100mm 4.6 9.5-57mm T1.9 2' 67mm 2 11.5-138mm T2.3 5' 114mm 7
Canon produced a number of 16mm format zoom lenses throughout the 20th century. Many are still available for rental for use on 16mm format film cameras as well as 16mm cropped modes on digital cinema cameras. Compact and high quality even by today's standards, the Canon zooms are a great fit for the right production.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 6.6-66mm T2.7 (T2.8+1/2 at 54-66mm) 2' 110mm 4.8 7-63mm T2.6 2' 95mm 4.8 8-64mm T2.4 2' 95mm 5.4 10.6-180mm T2.7 (T2.8+2/3 at 143-180mm) 40" 95mm 3.8 11-165mm T2.5 (T2.8+1/3 at 140-165mm) 3' 3" 95mm 3.8
Cooke manufactured many 16mm format lenses throughout the decades. Two mainstays during this time were the 10-30mm and the 9-50mm, offering a wide range of focal lengths in 16mm format. These zooms, like all Cooke lenses, offer the same warm look and smooth feel as their sibling lenses.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 10-30mm T1.6 2' 4" 121mm 6 9-50mm T2.5 1’6” 83mm 4
ZEISS’s 11-110mm 16mm format zoom was originally designed for use with Arriflex 16mm cameras with a focus on feature films and television shows. The lens is very sharp for a vintage 16mm lens and offers some nice warmth in skin tones, as well as a creamy bokeh field when defocused.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 11-110mm T2.2 5’ 87mm 4.5