anamorphic lens


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anamorphic lens

n
(Film) a component in the optical system of a film projector for converting standard 35mm film images into wide-screen format
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The 1.33x anamorphic lens brings the organic look and character of 2:40:1 Cinemascope to mobile.
And over on Kickstarter, Moment has just launched a new project to bring a brand new anamorphic lens to market as part of a "Filmmakers Collection" of phone accessories.
"Since their introduction in 2013, the ARRI Master Anamorphic lenses have expanded to a nine lens set and represent a significant step forward in anamorphic lens design."
"In real life it looks like the person is just standing on the pavement, but with the anamorphic lens in place the whole image comes to life in 3D.
Colorado Springs, CO, November 11, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Panamorph[R] Inc., the most recognized and endorsed anamorphic lens brand in the digital projection and home theater industry, announces its partnership with projector manufacturers to bring high performance ultra widescreen, 2.35:1 projection to a whole new category of consumers - those desiring the ultimate home cinema experience at an affordable price.
Dean has called her Turbine Hall installation a "portrait of film." It was shot on 35 mm using an anamorphic lens so as to double the width of the frame.
What's an anamorphic lens? Well, you know when you watch a movie on TV and it has black bars at the top and bottom of the screen?
(Does Gary Grant deserve any less?) Plus when you pair the projector's anamorphic lens system with a 16:9 to 2.35:1 masking screen from Da-Lite, you can go from standard formatting to full, undistorted widescreen up to six feet high and 16 feel wide ($5,042)--like having the Hollywood 20 right there in your home.
For truly high-end applications, the anamorphic stretch function allows the HD100 to be used with an optional anamorphic lens, delivering a cinema-like picture quality in domestic home theatre environments.
The VPL-VW60 is said to offer Anamorphic Zoom function, which uses sophisticated signal processing of widescreen modes together with an optional third-party anamorphic lens to recreate the 2.35:1 CinemaScope aspect ratio seen in the cinema.