Video: DIY Hasselblad XPan camera combines Hasselblad 500cm and anamorphic lens
Cinematographer Casey Cavanaugh of GxAce has published a video detailing the creation of his own Hasselblad XPan, a DIY camera he calls the GX-Pan. "I always wanted an XPan, the anamorphic dream," Cavanaugh narrates in his video. "But it has always been out of my reach, so I built my own."
The DIY GX-Pan features a custom machined adapter design to mount an anamorphic lens onto a Hasselblad 500cm camera. "What makes this better than an XPan, in my opinion, is that it gives a true anamorphic widescreen image," Cavanaugh explains. Viewers are given both technical details and brief looks at the creation process.
View this post on Instagram
X-Pans are too damn expensive. So I built my own. Link to the video is up in the bio. #hasselbladxpan #xpan #anamorphiclens • • • • • • #anamorphic #anamorphiles #hasselblad #hasselblad500cm #fujiframez #fujixt3 #500cm #mediumformat #mediumformatfilm #cinematic #cinematography #cinebible #photocinematica #filmisnotdead @japancamerahunter @emulsivefilm @petapixel @phoblographer @35mmcblog @camerafilmphoto #panoramic #fujitx2 @hawkanamorphic @hasselblad @hasselbladfeatures @hasselbladculture
A post shared by Casey Cavanaugh (@gxace) on
|Fireworks in Pismo Beach, Fourth of July 2019 by Jonathan Shapiro|
from Best Photo of the Week...
|Never Give Up!! by Chairman1|
from Alive - Dead
|By the window by tony field|
|Coming at you! by Marianne_Barnett|
from Im Running
A hungry bald eagle became a little too opportunistic when it took the camera for a ride over the sea before safely returning it to shore.
Instagram says it plans to crack down on more accounts, but notes it'll be handing out warnings first before the account is disabled.
The special edition ‘Moon Landing’ kit includes the 907X camera and the CFV II 50C digital back, and gives us a clue about the price of the regular production models.
In April Instagram launched an experiment hiding like counts for some of its users in Canada. Now the trial has been expanded to more regions.
DJI's new Ronin-SC is a compact, single-handed 3-axis gimbal designed for mirrorless cameras. It's very similar to the company's popular Ronin-S gimbal, but smaller, lighter, and with a few notable differences.
Fujifilm's XF 16-80mm F4 jumps off the roadmap and into reality in a couple of months, promising 6 stops of stabilization and weather-resistance. With an equivalent focal length of 24-122mm, this 16-80 sounds like a nice kit lens replacement, at least on paper.
Fujifilm has announced the Fujinon GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR lens for its GFX medium format system. This compact (relatively speaking) lens weighs just 335g (11.8oz) and is fully weather-sealed. One of the lens's nine elements is aspherical, and it also has a nine-blade aperture and linear autofocus motor.
It's not going to win any image quality contest, but it's a clever idea that doesn't take itself too seriously.
Earlier this year, Nikkei reported Canon was anticipating a 20 percent profit decrease for its 2019 fiscal year. Now the decrease is expected to be 40 percent year-over-year.
The new adapters work with Aurora Aperture's full range of drop-in filters.
Alphabet's Wing introduced OpenSky, the first release in a planned ecosystem of apps, to ensure safe and compliant drone operations.
The Ronin-SC features a more lightweight, compact form-factor than its Ronin-S predecessor and includes new features from DJI including ‘Force Mobile’ and ActiveTrack 3.0.
Our team is at the launch event for the new Sony a7R IV and they're ready to share their initial thoughts. Find out what excites them about this camera, and get some more nuanced insight into some key features.
The Sony a7R IV is the company's fourth-generation ultra-high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera that sports a whopping 61 Megapixel sensor. We spent a few hours with the camera today and have some first impressions to share.
The micro to full-size HDMI adapter features a 90-degree angle and protective housing to simplify and protect the X-T3's built-in micro HDMI port.
We've got a lot more shooting to do with the a7R IV, but in the meantime, here are our very first shots with the 61MP beast.
Take a quick look at video recording with live Face Detection and Eye AF in action on the new Sony a7R IV.
Ilford Photo says this is the first time it's given a behind-the-scenes look inside its HARMAN Technology facility in Mobberley, England.
LomoChrome Metropolis is the first new color film to hit the market in more than five years.
Japanese Patent Application 2019-113645 describes a lens hood with four sections that opens when in use and closes shut when the camera is no longer in use.
Alongside the a7R IV, Sony has unveiled a new shotgun microphone that, when used with the new camera, offers built-in audio/digital conversion to provide digital audio recording in camera. A new XLR adapter mic adaptor kit is also on its way.
Sony has introduced the a7R IV, which the company calls 'another milestone in mirrorless', at an event in New York City. The camera has a full-frame 61MP BSI-CMOS sensor with a claimed 15 stops of dynamic range, a redesigned body, 10 fps burst shooting, and Real-time Eye AF for stills and videos.
Sony has something up its sleeve and has announced it will be live-streaming its latest announcement on its Alpha Universe website.
Photographer Matt Robinson captured the only total solar eclipse to occur this year with a hyperlapse video using a DJI Mavic 2 Pro.
A researcher has discovered that links used to share images on Google Photos might not be as private as people are led to believe.
The second annual Drone Awards aerial photography contest received over 4,500 submissions from 107 countries, and some of the winners are pretty amazing.
The company claims its MRW-W3 hub comes with the 'world's fastest' UHS-II SD (and microSD) card reader.
Nikon has confirmed that it's ending the repair program it opened up to address sensor dust’ issues that plagued D600 camera units.
Whether you're at 70mm and F2.8 shooting portraits or 24mm and F11 shooting landscapes, the Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 turns in impressive results. We've updated our sample gallery with some more recent images.
FIlmConvert's impending update, nicknamed Nitrate, is bringing Cineon Log versions of original film stock emulations, full custom curve control and advanced film grain controls.