Anamorphic video test by Seb Farges.

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LisboAnamorphic in CinemascopE from Seb Farges on Vimeo.

Our friend Seb Farges posted another nice video using the GH2 with the tiny Berthiot anamorphic 2X lens and the C-mount Fujian 35mm f/1.7 lens. Well done Seb! Also Andre Reid from EosHD is a big fan of anamorphic lenses. And you should absolutely check his newly written EOSHD Panasonic GH2 Shooter’s Guide!

P.S.: Search links for the Berthiot anamorphic 2X on eBay (Click here) and for the C-mount Fujian on eBay (Click here).

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  • Nick Clark

    Lol a bit slow on the uptake today Admin?

  • Droboe

    Lol, just bought a gh2 with kit for $749, from B&H , at the photo plus expo. I guess I am buying this book too!

  • Neicila

    Great video !

  • Anonymous

    yeah great style, its very wide format! what are the actual dimensions when recording and playback?

    • Because it is recorded in 16/9 AVCHD mode, with the 2X anamorphic, that’s why the black bars are so big. It should be better in 4/3 mode (VGA), but AVCHD has a better rendering, even with the “anamorphic hack”. There it’s like a 3.55:1 eq of 1920X540, and in 4/3 mode it could gives a 2.66:1 eq. of 1920X720.

  • Duarte Bruno

    Amazing video, extraordinary soundtrack, but I’m very biased, this is the city I live in!
    🙂 🙂 🙂

    • Thanks Duarte, I do appreciate, especially from a Lisboner ! 😉

  • Jan de Wit

    Just bought the book, seems like a great book. Since I am only a video noob at this moment.

  • Mr. Reeee

    Nice. More great work from Seb… as always. Makes me want to go to Lisbon!
    AND get one of those lenses!

    • Thanks Mr. Reeee 🙂 Lisbon is such a nice and cinematic city !

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