Category Archives: Anamorphic

My Anamorphic Lenses | Adapters | Solutions

My Anamorphic Lenses | Adapters | Solutions

Over the last few years I’ve been lucky enough to own and review quite a few anamorphic lenses and adapters. I’m often asked which one I would recommend, but everyone has different needs, so instead of pointing people at half a dozen different posts, I decided to put together a post that includes all the… Continue Reading

KOWA Vidoscope REVIEW | Affordable 2x Anamorphic Lens

KOWA Vidoscope REVIEW | Affordable 2x Anamorphic Lens

KOWA – a very popular name in anamorphic community. KOWA anamorphics usually represent a great image quality & amazing flares, but that comes at a hefty price tag. In this review I’ll be taking a closer look at what might be the cheapest KOWA anamorphic lens, so let’s see if it deserves the KOWA name!… Continue Reading

FM LENS | Anamorphic Focus Module | REVIEW

FM LENS | Anamorphic Focus Module | REVIEW

As I continue my Anamorphic journey, it’s time to take closer look at one of my favorite solutions so far! We’ve already explored a few double focusing setups including Proskar-16 & Sankor 16F as well as some single focus options including Optex/Century, ISCO Wide-Screen 2000 & ISCORAMA 42, but the lens I’m reviewing this time… Continue Reading

ISCORAMA 42 MC 1.5x Anamorphic Lens Review

ISCORAMA 42 MC 1.5x Anamorphic Lens Review

So far my anamorphic journey took me through a few quite different low budget solutions including Proskar-16 2x, Century/Optex 1.33x and ISCO Widescreen 2000 1.5x anamorphic lenses. Our next stop is one of the legendary ISCORAMA lenses, which outside of proper anamorphic cine lenses are the most respected anamorphic solutions for video use. I would… Continue Reading

ISCO WIDE-SCREEN 2000 1.5x Anamorphic Lens | In-Depth Review

ISCO WIDE-SCREEN 2000 1.5x Anamorphic Lens | In-Depth Review

My anamorphic journey started with a “double focusing” Proskar-16 2x setup (REVIEW), followed by “focus through” Century / Optex 1.33x (REVIEW) and now we come to a third type, the ISCO WIDE-SCREEN 2000 1.5x, which a projection lens (same as the Proskar), but benefits from single focusing capabilities of Century/Optex camera attachment lenses. Technically it’s… Continue Reading

SANKOR 16F Anamorphic Lens REVIEW

SANKOR 16F Anamorphic Lens REVIEW

I’ve very excited to finally share this post with you guys. Some time ago I came across an Instagram user SAMAMORPHIC, who produces some of the most beautiful, atmospheric and dreamy anamorphic content. Eventually we got taking and I found out that Sam uses a Sankor 16F (an anamorphic lens that is new to me)… Continue Reading

OPTEX / CENTURY 16:9 1.33x Anamorphic Lens Review

Optex/ Century Anamorphic Lens Review

  Welcome to my second Anamorphic Lens Review. In my first review I shared my take on PROSKAR-16, which was the first anamorphic lens/adapter I bought myself, but this time I will be reviewing one of my more recent additions, the OPTEX / CENTRURY 16:9 1.33x Focus Through Anamorphic Lens/Adapter, which I think as a… Continue Reading

PROSKAR-16 Anamorphic Lens Review

PROSKAR-16 Anamorphic Lens Review

Over the last few years I’ve been slowly learning about and collecting various anamorphic lenses. Now that I’ve tried quite a few and understand them quite well, I’m ready to present you my first (of many) anamorphic lens review. I don’t claim to be an anamorphic lens expert and as always, my review is based… Continue Reading

BMPCC Anamorphic Test | Proskar-16 2x

BMPCC Anamorphic Test | Proskar-16 2x

Since my recent acquirement of the Blackmagic Pocket Camera, I’ve been busy trying to find wide angle lenses for it. Being a 3x crop sensor camera, it really needs ultra wide lenses or any other possible help to get a wider field of view. Other help? Well, 2 things come to my mind. Speed Booster/… Continue Reading