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#1 Erkan Umut

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 07:04 AM

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#2 Heikki Repo

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 07:29 AM

Excellent!


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#3 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 11:57 AM

Eclair means lighting?

 

I thought it meant cream-filled pastry, and I'm disappointed.


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#4 Simon Wyss

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 12:05 PM

Light n ing.

 

It means both, the pastry éclair is a straightened version of the naturally occuring. Imagine confectioners imitating a jagged one! An unsteady hand helps, quite the contrary of what camerapeople must afford.


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#5 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 12:50 PM

Imagine confectioners imitating a jagged one!

 

But then it would be several thousand feet long, which would be a very good idea.


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#6 Erkan Umut

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 01:14 PM

Guys, please be patient, there are lots of information both of junk to be cleaned, and perfect to be added. Need time...


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#7 Erkan Umut

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 01:20 PM

Excellent!

Dear Heikki,

 

Sincere thanks for your continuing interest!


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#8 Erkan Umut

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 01:21 PM

Light n ing.

 

It means both, the pastry éclair is a straightened version of the naturally occuring. Imagine confectioners imitating a jagged one! An unsteady hand helps, quite the contrary of what camerapeople must afford.

An engineer's approach of course. :D


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#9 Pavan Deep

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 03:48 PM

Brilliant news!


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#10 Dom Jaeger

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 07:28 PM

Well done Erkan, a great resource.


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#11 Heikki Repo

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 07:39 PM

Ohh yes. I love my Eclair ACL! I just received over the Internet some twelve minutes of footage from DeJonghe I shot on Tuesday. It came out perfect, despite the fact that this was the first time that...

1) ...I used my PL-mount adapter and some Optar Illuminas

2) ...I took care of the cinematography as well, in addition to directing and producing in a project this size

3) ...maybe not despite, but rather because I had a great team of a 1st AC and a gaffer to take care of pulling focus, gripping and lighting.

 

But now -- if not before -- I have been proved that Eclair ACL is a 16mm camera that ought to be taken seriously. No need to rent that Arri 416.

 

So let's keep the information on Eclair cameras alive and available! :) Thanks Erkan again!


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#12 Erkan Umut

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Posted 05 August 2016 - 02:08 AM

Well done Erkan, a great resource.

Dom, thank you very much for your good words!


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#13 Erkan Umut

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Posted 05 August 2016 - 02:19 AM

Ohh yes. I love my Eclair ACL! I just received over the Internet some twelve minutes of footage from DeJonghe I shot on Tuesday. It came out perfect, despite the fact that this was the first time that...

1) ...I used my PL-mount adapter and some Optar Illuminas

That sounds amazing! Glad to hear.

 

I had the opportunity to work with OPTARs in the past, they had very good contrast.

 

Optar Illuminas are made by JSC "OPTIKA" in St. Petersburg (in the USSR: NPO "EKRAN", Leningrad) exclusively for the U.S.

You are close, did you visit the factory?


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#14 Heikki Repo

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Posted 05 August 2016 - 10:44 AM

That sounds amazing! Glad to hear.

 

I had the opportunity to work with OPTARs in the past, they had very good contrast.

 

Optar Illuminas are made by JSC "OPTIKA" in St. Petersburg (in the USSR: NPO "EKRAN", Leningrad) exclusively for the U.S.

You are close, did you visit the factory?

 

Nope, unfortunately I haven't visited the factory -- if I remember correctly, I haven't even visited St. Petersburg..

 

But yes, Optars are nice. These lenses are rented out by one of the oldest rental houses in Finland.


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#15 JB Earl

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 03:29 PM

great news!


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