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#1 Matias Nicolas

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 06:17 AM

Hi, I m looking for the siemmens star or siemmens chart , does anybody knows were I can download it ? thanks !... any other chart will be welcomed !
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#2 Simon Wyss

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 06:37 AM

Siemens, not siemmens

Want to do it yourself? Black paper and white paper. Cut triangles out of white paper and lay them out on black paper. Try to be big, the bigger the better. Then shoot.
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#3 Chris Keth

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 08:35 PM

Panavision Australia has a couple different ones for download in PDF form.

panavision.com.au
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#4 Rory Hanrahan

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 09:40 PM

I suggest using photo-quality paper (matte, not glossy), not just run-of-the-mill printer paper. I think you'll find the image will bleed less, remain sharper and will take more abuse.
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Posted 14 November 2008 - 01:18 AM

I suggest using photo-quality paper (matte, not glossy), not just run-of-the-mill printer paper. I think you'll find the image will bleed less, remain sharper and will take more abuse.


I got my from Filmtools.com. It's the one from Century Optics. Yes, you have to pay for it. But, much better than the one you can print out (IMO!)


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#6 Matias Nicolas

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 09:37 AM

thanks !
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#7 Dan Salzmann

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 02:53 PM

Just matte black paper tape on white poster board.
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#8 Rory Hanrahan

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Posted 21 November 2008 - 11:21 AM

Personally, I like something a bit more uniform than the home-made versions laid out here (though they do sound like fun craft projects!). I use the Century Optics chart as well, though I know some AC's who swear by the photo-printer version (while spending $$$ on DSC lab charts -- I guess you can't just photocopy those, huh? ;) ).
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#9 Richard Vialet

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Posted 22 November 2008 - 01:58 AM

Maybe these will help:

http://www.bobelfstr.....ocus star.pdf

http://www.lvrusa.co...kFocusChart.pdf


I printed out one of these and I have it attached to the back of my grey card for easy access.

If you can get your hands on the great SharpMax or other portable collimator, they work very well and a lot quicker to use and easier to back-focus.
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#10 Igor Trajkovski

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Posted 22 November 2008 - 02:04 PM

Download from Ron Dexter's, ASC site at:
http://www.rondexter...cus_pattern.htm

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#11 Mike Thorn

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Posted 02 January 2009 - 10:10 AM

http://www.flickr.co...orn/3159219181/

This is my favorite star chart. I used it on RED a couple times this year and it actually resolves at such a high resolution that it made the entire LCD shear (on build 16).

Depending on the lens, you can actually get four stars out of this chart instead of just one.

I have a super-high-resolution version if you need it (5075x4725). Email me for a copy.
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