So awhile ago I posted an article about the spherical lens test that ShareGrid presented. Well they are back again, and this time they are testing Anamorphic Lenses. Compared were 13 Brands, 40 lenses. The characteristics that an anamorphic lens are so different from spherical lenses. I’m a fan of the oval bokeh, and wider aspect ratio. This is a test you just have to see:
Sharegrid is a company that allows you to rent gear from local filmmakers. This is a great way to get gear, network, and build community. As of right now, Sharegrid is operating in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle. Be sure to check out ShareGrid because they are doing some amazing things for the filmmaking community.
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