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#1 Ken Minehan

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 05:47 AM

Hello guys, i have a quick question with regards lenses.
I was shooting a TV commercial recently using Carl Zeiss Digi Primes. They are obviously very different from eg Zeiss Ultra Primes when it comes to depth and lens size.
Is there a website with a conversion chart that can tell me the 35mm lens equivalent from the Video lens?

I hope some one can help,
Cheers
Ken Minehan
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#2 Stephen Williams

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 08:42 AM

Hello guys, i have a quick question with regards lenses.
I was shooting a TV commercial recently using Carl Zeiss Digi Primes. They are obviously very different from eg Zeiss Ultra Primes when it comes to depth and lens size.
Is there a website with a conversion chart that can tell me the 35mm lens equivalent from the Video lens?

I hope some one can help,
Cheers
Ken Minehan


Hi,

The 35mm equivalent is about 2.5 times the focal length of a lens for a 2/3 inch chip camera.

Stephen
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#3 Ken Minehan

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Posted 10 September 2006 - 09:14 PM

Hi,

The 35mm equivalent is about 2.5 times the focal length of a lens for a 2/3 inch chip camera.

Stephen


OK, great thank you very much. I did a shoot for TVC and wrote all the camera details down for the animator. Then I realised that his program requires the 35mm lens measurements. I shot with the Digi primes.

Thanks very much for your help.
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Ken Minehan
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