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#1 Kitao Sakurai

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 12:15 PM

Hi all,

I'm about to shoot a short in a few weeks, and the idea is we'll be shooting super 35 4 perf composed for 2:35.

I've shot stuff with this set of cooke S2/S3 primes which I absolutely adore, and I'd love to use them for this project, but I'm not sure if they'll cover super 35 2:35. My rental house says that they PROBABLY will cover but I don't think they've tried. I need to test, I know, but I'm just wondering if anybody has had a definitive experience with this setup before - either "yes, it worked beautifully, no problems" or "It was terrible! ruinied the production"... etc.

My instinct is that it'll probalby work - the 2:35 is pretty narrow, versus if I wanted to get 1:33 full aperture, in which case edge-to-edge would probalby be a problem.


Thanks in advance everybody!!!

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#2 Stephen Williams

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 12:47 PM

Hi all,

I'm about to shoot a short in a few weeks, and the idea is we'll be shooting super 35 4 perf composed for 2:35.

I've shot stuff with this set of cooke S2/S3 primes which I absolutely adore, and I'd love to use them for this project, but I'm not sure if they'll cover super 35 2:35. My rental house says that they PROBABLY will cover but I don't think they've tried. I need to test, I know, but I'm just wondering if anybody has had a definitive experience with this setup before - either "yes, it worked beautifully, no problems" or "It was terrible! ruinied the production"... etc.

My instinct is that it'll probalby work - the 2:35 is pretty narrow, versus if I wanted to get 1:33 full aperture, in which case edge-to-edge would probalby be a problem.
Thanks in advance everybody!!!

kitao


Hi,

They will cover upto a S35 1:185 without problem. The 18mm may look poop on the video assist, but will be fine on the film.

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#3 Dan Goulder

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 03:14 PM

The movie "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" used these same series lenses for closeups in the 2.35/1 super 35mm format.
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#4 Kitao Sakurai

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 04:35 PM

The movie "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" used these same series lenses for closeups in the 2.35/1 super 35mm format.



Hunh, great news then!

Yeah, I really like the soft, bendy quality of these lenses - much more "anamorphic" looking than superspeeds.


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