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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. Interesting. How does this camera compare to the Sony a6500?
  4. Hey - sorry for the late reply. I think it took about two weeks in total (from L.A.)
  5. Yeah, I shipped my Bolex 8/19/1.5 to Bernie at super16inc.com in New York. It came back in good shape.
  6. (Just for the record, I sold the Iscorama in my above post)
  7. It's up on Ebay - http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/332191032492?
  8. 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 7
  9. 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).
  10. 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.
  11. What's the maximum focal length this anamorphot covers?
  12. They have to change that name now, surely ;o)
  13. 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.
  14. Interesting, I hadn't considered a zoom lens. I'm leaning towards the Mir 1b 35mm (although they all seem to be multicoated) and/or Olympus OM F2 35mm for APS-c. Reading a lot of complaints about the Takumar 35mm though. I do like the look of the auto-Takumar 50 for FF. Thanks for the input everyone!
  15. I've been experimenting with a bunch of older M42 and M-Mount lenses on Sony's, including: SMC Takumar 50 1.4, Auto Takumar 55 1.8, Helios 44-2 1.8, Leica 90 Summicron 2.0 and others. They all seem great but what's the "general consensus" about taking lenses for the Iscorama? As I understand it, modern or multi-coated are considered not as good; why is this? Does this include the SMC Takumars? What's the sharpest and "cleanest" 50mm for full frame or 35mm for APS-C? Any info appreciated. Thanks
  16. Re listed as buyer didn't pay - http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/331865583228 Now $1250
  17. BOLEX MOLLER 8/19/1.5 ANAMORPHIC LENS & RECTILUX 3FFS Together for $1,300 The Bolex was serviced by Bernie at Super 16 Inc., in Feb 2016 and the Rectilux was bought in summer 2015. All working as they should, delivering excellent results. L.A. pickup available. http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/331848482169
  18. BOLEX MOLLER 8/19/1.5 ANAMORPHIC LENS & RECTILUX 3FFS Together for $1,365.00 The Bolex was serviced by Bernie at Super 16 Inc., in Feb 2016 and the Rectilux was bought in summer 2015. All working as they should, delivering excellent results. L.A. pickup available. http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/331848482169?
  19. No mater what, you have to adjust both lenses. What I do (or did before I got the Rectilux) is estimate the distance to the object, set both lenses to that distance, then tweak them both until it's sharp.
  20. BOLEX MOLLER 8/19/1.5 ANAMORPHIC LENS & RECTILUX 3FFS Together for $1,499.00 The Bolex was serviced by Bernie at Super 16 Inc., in Feb 2016 and the Rectilux was bought in summer 2015. All working as they should, delivering excellent results. L.A. pickup available. http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/331848482169?
  21. Right on. I've been using the 90mm Summicron 2.0 with the Moller 1.5. Very nice but 90 is the widest I can go on FF with that.
  22. Stunning. Really nice colors. Love the Leica Summicrons. So is the widest you can go on full frame with the Iscorama 35mm?
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