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Isco anamorphotic kiptar 2 versions any good?

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Hey there!

Also posted this here to get others opinions on my situation!

 

I'm Matej, a filmmaker from Slovenia, and I am slowly trying to get into the anamorphic video shooting, since I love the classic cinema look, that can be achieved. But since no one in Slovenia is actually shooting anamorphicly, it is almost impossible to find any anamorphic lens here in Slovenia. Somehow, luckily, a friend of mine, who collects vintage lenses, happens to have some anamorphic lens which he is willing to sell some of them to me. Now here is the main situation:

He has some rathenowers 48/2x and 80/2x, and the 2 versions of Isco Gottingen Anamorphotic 2x kiptars, one with the focus ring and 2 of the versions without one.

 

One without: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sicovdplas/

 

I am now asking for advice, which one of the 2 versions would be easier to use with a DSLR (in my case 600D and a 7D)? I suspect, that the focusless version is easier, because I can just focus with my lens, if I get a couple of close up filters.

 

Another problem is that the 2 focusless versions have lots of dust in the lens itself so I'm wondering if that is a huge dealbreaker or can it be cleaned?

 

Cheers!

 

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I don't have experience with any of those, but they both look like huge projection anamorphics. I do have experiences with these... and I would suggest something smaller. I'm sure you have access to eBay in Slovenia?

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These are the kiptars I have. http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6759963407/in/photostream

And I shot this video with it. Very sharp and great look. No close focus. https://vimeo.com/35245791

 

Beautiful beeldlab, beautiful. Thought I'd just take a quick look how sharp the Kiptars are. Forgot about that and got caught by your footage :)

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