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#1 Tomasz Nowak

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 08:36 AM

Hi
I'm looking for informations about films which were been shot with frazier lenses. It's importatnt for me because I write a thesis on my studies about lenses and I need some particular examples of using fraziers. Do you know any movies shot with fraziers?

Thanks :rolleyes:
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#2 Serge Teulon

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 10:10 AM

This might help in some way.

http://media.panavis...ml/Frazier.html
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#3 John Brawley

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 01:25 PM

Hi
I'm looking for informations about films which were been shot with frazier lenses. It's importatnt for me because I write a thesis on my studies about lenses and I need some particular examples of using fraziers. Do you know any movies shot with fraziers?

Thanks :rolleyes:


You could ask Panavision. I'm sure they have a list.

Any of the doco stuff shot by Jim Himself. I actually did a couple of jobs with Jim as an assistant where he came out with his *orginal* lens on some TVC's.

His patent was successfully challenged by P+S I think with their T-rex system.

jb
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#4 Tomasz Nowak

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 02:09 PM

Well, thank you very much for the information !
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#5 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 05:23 PM

Hi
I'm looking for informations about films which were been shot with frazier lenses. It's importatnt for me because I write a thesis on my studies about lenses and I need some particular examples of using fraziers. Do you know any movies shot with fraziers?

Thanks :rolleyes:


I shot one commercial lately on fraziers with 900R+pro35 - on the panavision set. It might be a great lens with a film camera, but is a real pain in the ass on HD in a studio and tungsten light... it works properly from T.11, and if you are using pro35 you loose another 2 stops. Now imagine lighting for that in a studio with tungsten light...
In the set you have different lens Canon and Nikkon - on HD you could notice that you need to adjust detial to match the sharpness of different lens. If you want to use that setup you need a day of preparations to adjust all the lens (digitally in the camera).
And the last thing about using this with pro35 - even if you set the speed on pro35 to 8 you could still feel the groundglass rotating - probably because the lens were closed to T.11 and the adapters prefer wide open lens in front.
But on the other hand the lens made their job - we needed them for extreme depth of field.
Great lens but I wouldn't recomend them for HD. Havn't tested on RED yet.

Chris

PS. Tomek chyba sie poznalismy przy okazji "Na kredyt" rok temu;) Obroniles juz prace?
Pozdr

Edited by Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, 22 September 2009 - 05:24 PM.

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