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AC on the lenses

Kristin Thompson
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Apr 2 2013, 1:09am


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The December 2001 issue of American Cinematographer has a story, "Ring-bearers," that discusses the equipment. On lenses:

The filmmakers employed prime lenses ranging from 10mm to 800mm (a combination of Zeiss Standards and Ultra Primes), along with Cooke and Angenieux 25-250mm HR T3.5 zooms. Canon telephotos handled the longer end of the range, and the production also used macro and Revolution lenses. (pp. 39-40)

Not much on which lenses were used for which shots. You might also try the three articles on the films in Cinefex, though those deal mostly with special effects rather than cinematography in general.

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cinematography jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Mar 30 2013, 12:24am
    You might want to check out American Cinematographer magazine. sauget.diblosio Send a private message to sauget.diblosio Mar 30 2013, 1:33am
    Zeiss cine master-line primes and Arri cameras, don't know specific camera models tho Tigero Send a private message to Tigero Mar 31 2013, 3:14pm
        thanks jimmyfenn Send a private message to jimmyfenn Mar 31 2013, 4:17pm
            Yeah i guess that it was still the 'golden age' of zooms Tigero Send a private message to Tigero Mar 31 2013, 5:32pm
    AC on the lenses Kristin Thompson Send a private message to Kristin Thompson Apr 2 2013, 1:09am

 
 
 

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