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Re: [Rollei] Curiosity: off topic Zeiss lens, Arri
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] Curiosity: off topic Zeiss lens, Arri
- From: Jerry Lehrer <jerryleh >
- Date: Sat, 17 May 2003 12:50:29 -0700
- References: <126.29a7bae4.2bf788ed >
If I were a physician, I would suggest that you take a
Prozac and then try to rewrite that message. Maybe
a tranquilizer too!
> To G. King:
> I personally like 35mm over medium format. But even when I was
> using a
> 35mm, my intention was to make moving film so I used the 35mm as
> as possible like a moving camera, and not just using the motor
> drive for the
> Canon F1. Here is where the cat/dog analogy somewhat fails. Some of
> special effects, for example in The Matrix - where the camera makes
> 360 degree turn around Mr. Reeves - were done with a series of
> still cameras.
> Medium format also does not go well with my Type A personality,
> rough expression in journalism is F8 & Fu__ __ ! That whole
> focasing thing is not for me. So you people must have a great
> deal of
> patience. I have a cousin who is a professional, with a Portrait
> that type of patience and limitations are for a different type of
> But also, yes ever since I've been reading Daniel Arajon's
> book on
> Cinematography anything that can't work like a moving camera
> isn't of
> interest to me.
> I do like to test the quality of different types of lenses.
> If anyone else has any experience with Zeiss, I would
> appreciate their
> TrueBadger writes:
>> Let me get this one straight. You hate your Rollei because it isn't
>> a cinema camera?
>> I understand perfectly. I have a friend who has always hated his
>> cat because it's the wrong kind of dog.
>> G. King