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#1 Adam Frisch FSF

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Posted 25 April 2016 - 10:16 PM

A reverse perspective lens from Elite. Look at examples in the pictures. Very bizarre. Wouldn't know what to use it for, but maybe could be useful for some force perspective stuff or generally compressing backgrounds into foregrounds in a flatter manner...

 

http://www.ebay.com/...z4AAOSw9KpXABVd


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#2 Macks Fiiod

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Posted 25 April 2016 - 10:22 PM

 

This is like bending my brain. A lens that reverses common perspective physics is an interesting piece for 25k.


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#3 Mark Kenfield

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Posted 25 April 2016 - 11:00 PM

Oooh! Very cool find. I wonder if anyone stocks these for rentals? I've got a horror film coming up that this would be perfect for.

 

 

Edit: Nevermind, it only focusses between 20mm - 750mm


Edited by Mark Kenfield, 25 April 2016 - 11:01 PM.

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#4 Dom Jaeger

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Posted 25 April 2016 - 11:38 PM

Yeah interesting but pretty limited effects lens, not sure who would pay that much for it.

I think it may have been used in Sokurov's Faust for certain shots:

https://m.youtube.co...h?v=GoifTLZ9lRE
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