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On A Budget

Optical Hacks On A Budget. A piece of fishing lineThere are anamorphic lenses made to suit widescreen sensors which…
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By noreply@redsharknews.com (Phil Rhodes)
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Optical Hacks On A Budget. A piece of fishing lineThere are anamorphic lenses made to suit widescreen sensors which will work very nicely on a lot of affordable cameras. The problem is that these 1.

3:1 lenses do not have to compress the image so much as the original 2:1 designs, which were intended for a 35mm frame that squarer to begin with. One route to a slightly anamorphic style flare is a piece of fishing line, stretched it across the back of the mount behind the rear element. Get the line in the right orientation with respect to where the lens will be when it mounted on the camera; nobody likes drunken anamorphic flares, although you could also run several pieces at different angles and create a star filter. A traditional matte is a flat card with a rectangular hole cut to….

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