[OPTICAL REVIEW Vol. 8, No. 4 (2001) 214-217]
Review of Recent Zoom Lens Developments for 35 mm Cinematography at Panavision
Iain A. NEIL*
Panavision Inc., 6219 De Soto Avenue, Woodland Hills, California 91367, USA
(Received January 25, 2001; Accepted April 26, 2001)
A series of high performance zoom lens objectives developed by Panavision over fifteen years, which are very popular in the motion picture (cine) industry, are described. Various aspects of four cine zoom lenses, including; definitions, development, specification, construction, aberrations and tolerances, are discussed.
Key words : zoom, lens, optical design, focus, breathing, aspheric, aberrations, tolerances, cine