Im looking at this lens to use with my Arriflex BL-3 but im not sure if it will work for Super 35mm , does anyone here have experience working with one of these?
Angenieux 20-120 T2.9 PL mount
Posted 18 June 2014 - 03:32 AM
Towards the wide end the image circle goes down to a bit over 28 mm diameter, which is enough to cover 1.78 on an Alexa, or a 1.85 or 2.35 extraction from Super 35 but it will slightly vignette on Super 35 1.78 at the wide end.
Posted 18 June 2014 - 08:41 PM
The Cooke 20-100 has a rectangular front matte that cuts into the sides at the very wide end of the range, but if you remove it (which is quite simple) the lens covers S35 1.78 no problem.
I threw both zooms on a 35mm film camera to have a look, the Angenieux actually looks pretty good covering a 1.78 ground glass, maybe just a very slight darkening in the corners between 25 and 30mm, where the image circle is smallest.
Posted 19 June 2014 - 12:38 AM
thanks for the info. unfortunately i lost the bid for the angenieux and the cooke being sold on ebay is too much, looks like ill be renting primes instead.