Jump to content
Marcus Taplin

1970s PL Mount Lenses for Film

Recommended Posts

I am working on another film in March and was looking for advice on some lenses to test out. Shooting a Russian spy movie set in the 70s and looking for some glass to match that era. Shooting with my Amira. Were Zeiss Standard Speeds made around that time?

 

Thanks for suggesting lenses to test out!

 

-Marcus

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If it's set in Russia then surely some Lomo's would be the way to go?

You would want to find a mechanically okay set.

Beautiful glass that all the old Russian movies were shot on. Stalker, Mirror, Sayat Nova etc

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

As Freya suggested spherical and anamorphic lomos would be a good start.

 

Spherical lomos are fantastic but they are a bit tough to work with and there are not too many "good working" sets out there.

Anamorphic lomos are beautiful and they are relatively easy to find for rent.

 

Have a good day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Was able to find the look we were looking for, for the 1970s quirky mob thriller I begin shoot next week Thursday.

 

Shooting on a set of Uncoated Zeiss Super Speeds Mark ii (18,25,35,50,85) with a series of Glimmer Glass filters (GG1/2,GG1,GG2)

 

Thanks for the suggestions guys I do love the look of those old Lomos!

 

 

post-65838-0-27687500-1456506572_thumb.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.



  • Metropolis Post



    Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS



    Gamma Ray Digital Inc



    Wooden Camera



    Rig Wheels Passport



    Broadcast Solutions Inc



    Ritter Battery



    Serious Gear



    Tai Audio



    Paralinx LLC



    Glidecam



    Abel Cine



    New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment



    Visual Products



    CineLab


×
×
  • Create New...