GSC - Anamorphic Lens Test

The Greek Society of Cinematographers 8GSC) has develop a series of anamorphic lens test and has posted online for your comments. The objective of the exercise was to test the specific catachrestics of these particular lenses and their reactions to several light situations.


The lenses tested weregsc anamorphic tests
Lomo Anamorphic: 35mm, 50mm, 75mm
Cooke Anamorphic: 32mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm
ARRI Master Anamorphic: 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm
Nikon AI-S: 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm
ARRI SuperSpeed MKIII: 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm
The camera used was a RED Dragon at 6K (6:5) for the Anamorphic lenses
and 6K(WS) for the Spherical lenses
The T-stop on all lenses was set to 2 2/3 for the entire shoot.
The tests were performed by
Theodore Michopooulos gsc
Stelios Apostolopoulos gsc
Zaphiris Epaminondas gsc as Director of Photography
and Christos Alexandris gsc, as camera operator, and color grading Aggelos Mantzios
You can watch the footage tested and give your comments HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMywmbhG8Ic