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  1. I bought mine for $900 and sold for the same in 2014. Good condition. Good luck.
  2. Hyperbole, fearmongering, exaggerations. This reads like a clickbaity Breitbart article.
  3. Trump supporters are in a cult and they don't even know it. Republicans members of Congress support him because the cult members in their constituency will turn against them if they turn against their Russian sponsored cult leader (Trump). We're in very bad shape here in the U.S. Ask yourself the following question: when Trump leaves office, and / or when the Democrats take charge again, what happens to these cult members? They're going nowhere. We have to let them live among us. And they cannot be reasoned with. They cannot be jolted out of their distorted reality. Once the Dems take charge, their energy for disruption will grow. We'll see more murdered journalists. More murdered individuals as in Charlottesville. More hate-fuleled conspiracy theories leading to murder (Pizzagate) and more racism (birtherism). These people are very easy to manipulate via the right wing media machine (Fox, Brietbart, Sinclair). Just look at how QAnon took off; they're even easily lead by complete and utter nonsense, far beyond anything even Fox spews out. We're in trouble and I'm shocked at how my fellow Americans have so easily turned against the country they grew up in.
  4. Interesting. How does this camera compare to the Sony a6500?
  5. Hey - sorry for the late reply. I think it took about two weeks in total (from L.A.)
  6. Yeah, I shipped my Bolex 8/19/1.5 to Bernie at super16inc.com in New York. It came back in good shape.
  7. (Just for the record, I sold the Iscorama in my above post)
  8. It's up on Ebay - http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/332191032492?
  9. I consider the condition to be very good, though I'm no optical engineer. There are no serious blemishes, haze, marks on the glass - aside from a few tiny specs that you’d expect with a vintage lens (none of which affect the image as far as I can tell). It's sharp, the focus is smooth and flares a gorgeous orange flare with good light source. Used with the Tokina achromat, it’s WOW. Here’s everything: - Iscorama Pre 36 anamorphic lens - Iscorama taking lens with Nikon mount - Tokina 72mm +0.4 achromat with original box and leather case. Ex+ condition - Variable ND filter 77mm with 72-77 step up ring AND 1.2 ND filter - Large custom built step up ring 52-55mm for mounting on other lenses, that aren’t the Iscorama taking lens. - Original lens cap (for collection) 72mm - but it doesn't really stay on - OPTIONAL: 55mm 1.8 SMC Takuma (the maximum focal distance for full frame). - New, better lens cap for use 72mm and rear Nikon lens cap for Iscorama taking lens - A nice sturdy Pelican Case! Well taken care of by photographer / filmmaker in L.A. Stored in pelican case most of the time. I’ll put into up on Ebay for 3000 later, but on here for 2800 USD. L.A. pickup would be great. For now US only. I can also throw in a nice SMC Takumar 55mm (M42) lens which is really nice for full frame cameras, if you like. IMAGES OF PACKAGE: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/okvsr4bansktc4d/AABCTfxwEz2syFr9KM57FJO5a?dl=0 IMAGES TAKEN WITH LENS (Note, these are actual photographs, not video stills. Can provide un graded / un stretched if desired. Various taking lenses used): https://www.dropbox.com/sh/t6e5jhhot87cg9v/AAArfIe9R3FArcTzkDdDUbCSa?dl=0 Good luck!
  10. I actually have an Iscorama pre 36 plus Tokina 0.4 achromat for sale. PM me for details (I haven't gotten around to photographing it yet).
  11. Adding film grain in post is a creative choice. Saying that it's "out of style" might be correct but grain should be used by a talented director where a clean look isn't appropriate and a grainy look is. Saying it's not longer in vogue is claiming that all films should be shot with a clean look in mind, which simply isn't true, even if some think it might be going out of style, because it's one of many creative choices the filmmakers have in their arsenal.
  12. What's the maximum focal length this anamorphot covers?
  13. They have to change that name now, surely ;o)
  14. As it happens, I have paired this lens with a bolex anamorphot. It's "OK" - definitely sharp but you get ugly flares because of the modern multi-coating and I always get a crap ton of purple fringing with new Zeiss's.
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