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5.6mm Lens and 16mm Film


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#1 Doug Zajaczkowski

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 03:14 PM

Hello all,
I have an opportunity to use a friend's Arriflex-M this weekend with a 5.6mm (I assume fisheye) lens. My knowledge of lenses is limited to my experience with them on my Nikon D50 but I know focal lengths have differing fields of view depending on the size of the film or sensor they focus an image on. Does anyone know what a 5.6mm lens will look like on 16mm film?
If anyone can point me in a helpful direction it would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.
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#2 kevin jackman

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 04:30 PM

this lens isnt a fisheye. its 35mm camera equivilant would be about 12mm
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#3 chuck colburn

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 04:33 PM

Hey Doug,

Are you sure the lens is 5.6mm? Angenieux use to make a 5.9mm for 16mm cameras.
It's not a fisheye.

Edited by chuck colburn, 15 October 2007 - 04:34 PM.

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