Lomo cinema anamorphic primes (Konvas OCT18) – Part 1

Some say Tarkovsky shot with them. Some say that even rubbish DPs can look cool with a pair. Some say a German lens company named Hawk stole the guy who designed them. All I know is – they’re Russian anamorphic lenses from the 1970’s.

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24Mbit AVCHD versus 100Mbit AVCHD-Intra on the Panasonic AF100 by Crews.tv

Crews.tv have offered up full resolution frame grabs of the unfinished AF100’s compressed 24Mbit AVCHD codec against 100Mbit AVC-Intra (the latter via the camera’s HD-SDI output). With Philip Bloom generating some excitement over the over-cranked 60p capability along with what I expect will be some knock out footage shot in London anticipation over the camera is high and it’s not even finished yet!

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Video interview with Shane Hurlbut, ASC and 5 reasons why DSLRs are here to stay

Dailey Pike has just shot a interview with cinematographer and DSLR shooter (he also does a few Hollywood films like Terminator Salvation on the side) Shane Hurlbut.

Check out Shane’s latest blog here, about the Kessler Crane CineSlider

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