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Using 16mm film... Do anyone use any other format besides 16mm and Super16mm? I know there are others... But am I wrong in saying Super16mm is the most popular?

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Some people use "Ultra 16" which widens the frame between the perfs. It has the advantage of being an easier camera modification, without recentering the lens mount, while giving you a wider image without cropping.

I don't it's that popular beyond hobbyists, I've never met anyone thats shot in the format. Its increasingly pointless because affordable super 16 cameras are readily available, so why risk precious camera/filmstock on some homebrew Ultra 16 conversion.  If you have a older reg 16mm camera, you could just crop down standard 4:3 to get a wider image. With slow stocks the image can look nice (e.g Tigerland) and you don't have to resort to camera surgery.

 

 

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