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Ian Edward Weir

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About Ian Edward Weir

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    Tallahassee, FL
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    Filmmaking, anamorphic lens, Baby Hypergonar, vintage lens, DSLR's and filming nature.

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  1. Ian Edward Weir

    GH5 - Yellowstone with Baby Hypergonar + Bolex 16/32 and 8/19

    Hey Tito! Thanks This project was the most challenging and a tuff one to estimate. 2 factors that causes it to take so long was for the first time ever I had an SD card fail. I lost my entire first day of footage. I spent the next three months having data recovery attempt to get it back with no luck. The other factor was most of my long shots had dust and specs because it was super run and gun and I was car camping. I looked like Rambo. Soooo I had to buy and learn Mocha Pro to remove spots from footage. Another month gone. My workflow is bananas also. I keep each shot in its native resolution. This is a mix of 8k, 6k and 5k because I was switching between 1.5x and 1.75x 4:3 and 16:9. I finished on a 5k timeline but I can always go back to each clip which is 30 secs or lonnger. There is around 180 shots in this and another 175 shots I did not use or process. Some are reframed and some are completely different shots that I did not use. I learned many valuable lessons on this shot. Make sure you always have a back lens cap on and use an air bower would have saved me over a month of my time
  2. Ian Edward Weir

    GH5 - Yellowstone with Baby Hypergonar + Bolex 16/32 and 8/19

    Thanks! It’s funny, I ordered both the Fotdiox and the K&F, which has a better build but the Fotdiox has a nice and streamline apature ring that you do not hit or gets in the way.
  3. I'm excited to share my new travel film I shot over 4 days in Yellowstone in August. This was my first video on GH5. I learned allot on this shoot. I hope you sit back and watch on a decent screen with some good sound and enjoy some CinemaScope nature bliss. Cheers. Filmed on the Panasonic GH5. Filmed in HLG and Cine D profiles. Colored with Film Convert. Anamorphic lens used were the Baby Hypergonar 1.75x, Bolex 8/19 1.5x and 16/32 1.5x Anamorphot. The Rectilux 3FF-s variable diopter and closeup lens. Taking lens used Pentax 300mm DA f4, MeVis 35mm f1.6, Carl Zeiss 100mm f2.8 and Pen F 38mm f1.8 with wide angle attachment in front.
  4. Ian Edward Weir

    Aivascope and Focuser 8: First Test

    Hi, this is what I do when shooting with the GH5. Cheers. 1.75x 4:3 1.75x 4:3 5k is 3328 x 2496 = 2.35:1 ratio with a frame size of (5120 x 2179) 1.75x 4:3 4k Photo is 4608 x 3456 = 2.35:1 ratio (4608 x 1751) (3840x1636) no bars 1.75x 16:9 1.75x 4k DCI - 16:9 is 4096 x 2160 = ratio 3.31:1 with a frame size of (4096 x 1230) 1.75x 4k UHD - 16:9 is 3840 x 2160 = ratio 2.76:1 with a frame size of (3840 x 1234) 57.14% of height Using 1.75x squeeze on a 4:3 sensor gives a 2.33:1 desqueeze, which is close to traditional widescreen 2.35:1. I use the Redstan Baby Hypergonar Jacket. Here is one of my setups.
  5. Ian Edward Weir

    Post photos of your anamorphic rig!

    8mm anamorphic run and gun with Baby Hypergonar 1.75x , Bolex 8/19 1.5x , Kowa 8 2x + ProtoDNA
  6. Ian Edward Weir

    First look at Rectilux ProtoDNA - Variable diopter for 8mm scopes

    Thanks Mirekti. Yes, I do have the IBIS on. It would be imposable to hold a 200mm steady handheld without it. Usually you can get away with wide angle lens and holding hand held but the longer the more shack will be introduced. It will be interesting to see what Panasonic does with next iteration of GH5 and GH5's. The IBIS is nice but wish I had a small shoulder rig or mono pod to get even smoother shots. I could have done warp stabilizer in post to help it out but wanted to see what it looked like without.
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    First look at Rectilux ProtoDNA - Variable diopter for 8mm scopes

    Here is my second run and gun with the ProtoDNA. GH5 4k handheld with Bolex 8/19 1.5x with Zeiss Tevidon 100mm f2 with Rectilux ProtoDNA.
  8. Ian Edward Weir

    First look at Rectilux ProtoDNA - Variable diopter for 8mm scopes

    Thanks, I have the Kowa 2x and I'm gonna shoot a little test with it and the ProtoDNA soon. It does work but I find the Kowa 2x to be slightly more difficult to work with then the Bolex 8/19 or Baby Hypergonar. It's more difficult to pull focus and getting infinity is tricky. It still looks great. I have not tried the widest but a 50mm works with no 1.4x tele needed in 4k and works in 6k. Will post here when it's done. Cheers.
  9. Ian Edward Weir

    First look at Rectilux ProtoDNA - Variable diopter for 8mm scopes

    Here is the link again on write up. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wur5R39J-MUMF30jurvd8__sqxTx0rgr0uR2k6hXKcY/edit?usp=sharing Thanks! I did not do anything in post to minimize breathing. The Hard core DNA is for 16mm and 35mm projection scopes and the ProtoDNA is for us weirdo's who love shooting with 8mm anamorphic scopes. This link works on write up. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wur5R39J-MUMF30jurvd8__sqxTx0rgr0uR2k6hXKcY/edit?usp=sharing
  10. Ian Edward Weir

    First look at Rectilux ProtoDNA - Variable diopter for 8mm scopes

    Thanks! The funny thing is my wife who is in the video is the one who made the doll too. See does not need Voodoo because she could poison me any day of the week. One thing I realize is when I put 50% grain on filmconvert it ends up looking like noise. Image was super clean before.
  11. Shot on GH5 with store sequence in 4k anamorphic mode with Baby Hypergonar 1.75x anamorphic attachment. Taking lens was MeVis 50mm f1.8 shot wide open. Outside shots in 4k with Bolex 8/19 1.5x anamorphot with MeVis 35mm f1.6. Shot at f2.8 with ND filter. Rectilux ProtoDNA variable diopter was used as well as Fujinon Close Up attachment. Colored with Film Convert. I wanted this to be a light and fun run and gun test vs a highly technical test. Here is my write up on the ProtoDNA. I will add more info later. https://docs.google.com/…/1wur5R39J-MUMF30jurvd8__sqx…/edit… Here are some pics of my 8mm anamorphic lens with the ProtoDNA. https://photos.app.goo.gl/KiL5jZp4MRojR9tZ6 I hope you enjoy. Cheers!
  12. Ian Edward Weir

    Kowa Inflight 1.75x + Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f/0.95

    Hi Grimor, I shot in 4:3 4k for a de-stretched image size of 5824 x 2496. I then finished in 5k with a 5120 × 2880 frame size for YouTube. I was pushing the limit with a 25mm taking lens which is why I did not have the HCDNA in front to avoid more vignetting. I even did a slight Mesh Warp in After Effects on vignettes that were there. In your case with a 2x, I think you might want to use 4:3 4k with 1.4x tele. You could use the HCDNA with that. I knew I would not be moving much and double focus was not an issue.
  13. Here is a video poem piece I did pairing the Kowa Inflight 1.75x with the Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f/0.95. Shot at f1.4 on GH5 and delivered in 5k. Really love this combo. Slight coloring tweaks with Film Convert. Hope you guys like image. I took off HCDNA to avoid vignetting. video > Make America Again
  14. Ian Edward Weir

    Good vintage taking lens ideas between 58mm-85mm

    If you like zooms with anamorphic's you might like this Sorry, posted in wrong place.