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#1 Stephen Murphy

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 03:56 PM

Does anyone know if theres a PL mount lens Baby thats had an anamorphic element added to it? Preferably for rent in Europe?
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#2 Rob Vogt

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 11:07 PM

Does anyone know if theres a PL mount lens Baby thats had an anamorphic element added to it? Preferably for rent in Europe?



I think in order to get that affect with anamorphic lenses you'll have to rent the hylen system, maybe they'll rent one with a PL mount for you...
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#3 Stephen Murphy

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 04:16 AM

I think in order to get that affect with anamorphic lenses you'll have to rent the hylen system, maybe they'll rent one with a PL mount for you...



I've never shot with the Hylens before but im not sure it can give me as extreme a look as im going for. Director is using this clip as a reference/starting point - http://www.youtube.c...feature=related

Any idea how extreme the Hylens can go?

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#4 A. Whitehouse

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 06:40 AM

I've never shot with the Hylens before but im not sure it can give me as extreme a look as im going for. Director is using this clip as a reference/starting point - http://www.youtube.c...feature=related

Any idea how extreme the Hylens can go?

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I played with it at Panavision last year. As far as I could tell it doesn't change the plane of focus like shift and tilts or the lensbaby will, It looks more like an out of focus effect passing through a filter. It is extremely cool looking and quite large. Very modifiable as well, flexible.
Great reference video, I'm not sure it will be able to completely replicate the look but I only played with it in the shop. Best of luck.
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#5 Stephen Murphy

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 06:43 AM

As far as I could tell it doesn't change the plane of focus like shift and tilts or the lensbaby will, It looks more like an out of focus effect passing through a filter.


That was my take on it as well so i think im back to looking at a Lens Baby. The anamorphic element is a wish list item - if the job happens it'll probably end up going spherical.
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#6 Rob Vogt

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 07:48 AM

maybe something like

Camera=>Macro focus panatar anamorphic => some sort of 35mm adapter (Probably have to be custom to fit with the panatar) => Lens baby
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