Blackmagic Design joins L-Mount alliance

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Blackmagic Design has become the latest camera manufacturer to join the growing L-Mount Alliance.

Image: Blackmagic/L-Mount Alliance
Image: Blackmagic/L-Mount Alliance

The company recently announced its new full-frame camera, the Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K, which is available in L-Mount.

At release, Blackmagic Design CEO Grant Petty described the L-Mount as opening up creative options beyond what the company has traditionally offered with Micro Four Thirds, EF, F, and PL mounts. 

“The L-Mount also opens up some amazing creative options like using the latest Leica lenses or using vintage lenses customers already own in an entirely new way. This is a true high-end cinema camera designed for high-end work and we think it gives our customers a whole new way to tell their stories!” he said.

The use of the mount is a smart move by the company, as it will also give access to a wide variety of lenses that already use the L-Mount system.

L-Mount continues to grow - with Leica Camera, Sigma, Panasonic, Ernst Leitz Wetzlar GmbH, DJI, Astrodesign, and Samyang, who joined in July, now members of the group that launched in 2017.

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