Vazen 1.8x Anamorphic – 3 New Lenses for Micro Four Thirds

What’s the mystery sauce to that true to life look? One of the fixings is utilizing anamorphic focal points as opposed to circular ones, that is without a doubt. Vazen is another organization and their first item is an entirely uncommon focal point: A 40mm T2 1.8x anamorphic prime focal point intended for small scale four thirds sensors.

Vazen, or VZ for short, isn’t the principal brand to dispatch anamorphic focal points for MFT (mirco four thirds) measured sensors. Be that as it may, this Vazen 40mm T2 anamorphic, the first out of a lot of three focal points, appears to offer a well-made lodging alongside extremely fair optical execution. First tests will disclose to us increasingly about the nature of this focal point however it looks great, in fact.

Vazen 1.8x Anamorphic

This 40mm prime is the main focal point of the arrangement of three focal points altogether. A 28mm and a 65mm will pursue towards the finish of 2019. The 40mm will be accessible before the finish of June.

The focal point itself is quite substantial (3.97 lbs/1.8kg), so hope to change your current apparatus so as to help it a bit if vital. As should be obvious underneath, the Vazen diminutive people an appended LUMIX GH5. You can accuse the front anamorphic plan and the 110mm front component for this.

Both, the center ring and the iris ring sport standard 0.8mod cine gears and the center toss is 300°, which is convenient when utilizing a pursue center, however less when working the center ring with your hand. Least center separation is 2.7′ (82 cm).

The Vazen line of new focal points offers a 1.8x anamorphic press, which isn’t exactly the 2x “Hollywood” crush however – given its MFT structure – it gives you a noteworthy 2.39:1 aspect proportion when utilized with 4:3 MFT sensors found in the Panasonic LUMIX GH5 or the Z Cam E2. The BMPCC 4K can likewise deal with this Vazen focal point, yet since it sports a 16:9 sensor some editing will be important in post.

As indicated by Vazen, the anamorphic front component makes rich smooth oval bokeh, signature blue even flare and the widescreen realistic look.

Since witnessing something first hand is the only way to accept something that’s difficult to believe, you can watch two short demo clasps of the Vazen 40mm T2 beneath:

It unquestionably looks entirely great to my eye, however once more, we’ll need to sit tight for a couple of more tests and check whether the look coordinates the construct quality and how this focal point performs under fluctuating conditions.

Evaluating and Availability

The principal focal point (40mm T2) will be accessible before the finish of June and you can preorder it over at for $3,250. The other two focal points (28mm and 65mm) will be prepared before the current year’s over.


What do you think? OK get one of these focal points or do you incline toward purchasing long-standing brands? What are your contemplations about anamorphic shooting on MFT sensors? Tell us in the remarks beneath!

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