Clairmont Camera produced a very fast 1000mm T4.5 telephoto lens for specialty cinematography needs. It’s well suited for extreme long shots and can be doubled to a whopping 2000mm if desired.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 1000mm T4.5 60' 216mm 50
Canon has produced a number of long telephoto lenses over the years. Many of these lenses have been retooled with PL mounts for cinema work, and are available in a wide range of focal lengths. Many of these lenses have had their housings modified with gears for use with motors and follow focuses.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 200mm T1.8 10' 120mm 7.5 200mm T2 10' 120mm 7.5 300mm T2.8 10' 123mm 5.8 400mm T2.8 12'3" 162mm 9 500mm T4.5 15'3" 124mm 12 800mm T5.6 45' 152mm 10
Nikkor telephoto lenses have become a staple in the film business due to their unique nature and wide range of available focal lengths. These lenses have had their old Nikon based mounts replaced with ARRI’s PL mount for cinema use, and many have had their housings modified with gears for use with motors or follow focuses.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 200mm T2.0 9' 136mm 6.6 200mm T4 9' 136mm 6.6 200mm Macro T4 5' 52mm 2 300mm T2 13' 194mm 17.3 400mm T2.8 15' 175mm 12 600mm T4 25' 185mm 14.4 800mm T5.6 25' 175mm 13.7
Leitz Telephoto Lens System
The Leitz APO-Telyt-R Telephoto Lens Module System allows the user to change between multiple focal lengths using front and rear modules without the need for multiple individual large lenses. The system is corrected for chromatic and spherical aberration using apochromatic lens elements and features a rear filter insert for Series 6 filters to be used.
Focal Length Aperture Close Focus Front Diameter Weight (lbs) 280mm f/2.8 6’ Lens Hood Built-in 8.25 400mm f/2.8 12’ 2” Detachable Lens Hood 13.76 400mm f/4.0 7’ 1” Lens Hood Built-in 8.51 560mm f/4.0 12’ 11” Detachable Lens Hood 14.02 560mm f/5.6 7’ 1” Lens Hood Built-in 8.93 800mm f/5.6 12’ 10” Detachable Lens Hood 14.44