Vintage Cine Zoom Lens (possibly anamorphic)
Posted 02 March 2018 - 08:59 PM
Posted 04 March 2018 - 06:51 AM
The Lomo Foton is a spherical lens, but there's a possibility of attaching Lomo Foton Anamorphic front (or rear) attachments and then it becomes anamorphic lens. They are quite expensive as you noted in your post. But if your price range is up to 4k USD, i think it is possible to find it on ebay (If you are patient enough).
Other option, as you mentioned, is to try adapting some anamorphic projection attachments, but:
The problem with most anamorphic projection attachments is that they are bad at covering wide angles and also you need to modify them somehow or use them with diopter and special housing (like FM lens module) to get one focus solution. But then the whole thing gets heavy and unstable.
There is few examples of Lomo FOTON in spherical setup: