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#1 Tom McDonald

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Posted 14 August 2010 - 01:23 PM

I am building a budget for a new production company. Investors want excellence. So should I put a set of the Leica-C lenses in my budget? Do you guys out there like the boke? The in and out of focus character? The movement? The accessories? Has anyone rented them?

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Posted 14 August 2010 - 03:32 PM

I am building a budget for a new production company. Investors want excellence. So should I put a set of the Leica-C lenses in my budget? Do you guys out there like the boke? The in and out of focus character? The movement? The accessories? Has anyone rented them?

http://www.bandpro.c...chk=1&Itemid=27


Not sure any sets are out in the whild just yet, I expect they will be very good indeed.
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Posted 15 August 2010 - 12:55 AM

Not sure any sets are out in the whild just yet, I expect they will be very good indeed.


Looks like Leica is back to the lens designing ways that made them famous. Sure glad to see some competition. Hope they do an anamorphic set.
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Posted 17 August 2010 - 04:53 PM

Looks like Leica is back to the lens designing ways that made them famous. Sure glad to see some competition. Hope they do an anamorphic set.


An article on the motion picture 35mm PL mount Leica lens set and its designer is in the June 2010 John Fauer's Film & Digital Times. I emailed the to ask for a download of this article on their downloads page. If they put it on the web I will attach the IRL.

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 12:37 PM

Found it! Here is the link to the Leica article at Fdtimes: http://www.fdtimes.c...DT-8.1Leica.pdf
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