Canon 50mm f0.95 “Dream lens”
This legendary lens nicknamed the Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental has a cult following for a reason: when shot wide open, the lens produces images with a dreamy, other-world effect. In the Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental the contrast is low, highlights glow, and the lens has a unique bokeh, that gives out of focus backgrounds an abstract almost painterly quality.
No other lens produces images like Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental. When stopped down, the lens gets quite sharp. It flares easily, and big. Flares are amber and gold. Chromatic aberration is extremely low, which is amazing for a lens of its age and speed.
This Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental was introduced in 1961 for rangefinder cameras and at that time it was the fastest lens you could purchase.
Because of it’s optical design which places the rear element very close to the camera’s sensor, it’s a very difficult lens to rehouse. TLS was able to put this amazing old lens into a modern housing. They were also able to improve its close focus to just 16″. Like almost all the TLS lenses, Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental has 110mm front and 330 degree focus rotation
The Canon Rangefinders are full frame 1960s lenses in modern cinema housings rehoused by TLS. The legendary Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental was released in 1961. It was a technical marvel and was unrivalled for nearly 50 years.
The Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental has its original 1960s single-layer coating that produce beautiful low-contrast images, and golden flares.
Despite its age, the Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental is sharp, even wide open, with surprisingly low chromatic aberration, even for vintage, high-speed lenses.
The Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental also has a unique painterly bokeh, that gives images a texture and depth you can’t really get with modern lenses.
- Fast T stops
- Consistent warm color tone
- Unique bokeh
- Pleasing field curvature with cats’ eye bokeh
- Golden flares
- Soft gentle glowing highlights
- Extremely low chromatic aberration
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The look of Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental is similar to K35s, Panchros and Super Baltars but with more controlled veiling glare and textured bokeh
Until now, it was not possible to work with this lens for motion picture use, because of film camera’s spinning mirrors and the limitations of the PL mount.
But modern digital cameras, have enough clearance to work with this amazing old lens, and the new TLS housing make it easy to work with.
The Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental has its golden 1960s single-layer coating that produce low contrast images, and beautiful amber lens flares, similar to Kowa Prominars. It has unique textured bokeh, and it is as sharp as you need a lens to be, yet very flattering.
The Canon 50mm 0.95 Dream lens for rental has been completely rehoused by TLS, featuring 110mm front, matching gear positions, new matte-finished 16 blade circular irises, greatly improved close focus, and LPL mounts.
The reason for LPL is that the Dream Lens optics will not fit inside a PL mount without altering the original optical design of the lens, and therefore sacrificing what makes the lens so special.
LPL allows TLS to retain the lens original optical designs, retain its full image circle, and allow excellent close focus. It’s also a very reliable mount and it has become an industry standard.
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